Recreation guide to District lands
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Lake George Conservation Area
On the eastern shore of Lake George, west of U.S. 17; the closest towns are Crescent City (Putnam County) and Seville and Pierson (Volusia County).
The Lake George Conservation Area consists primarily of mixed hardwood swamp and pine flatwoods. This property is included in the wildlife management area managed by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Besides enhancing wetland and upland habitat, the Lake George Conservation Area protects a wildlife corridor of more than 20 miles along Lake George and the St. Johns River.
Species found here include Florida black bear, Sherman’s fox squirrel and southern bald eagle (one of the region’s largest concentrations). Other species include the American alligator, gopher tortoise, bobcat, hawk, heron, otter, owl, osprey and white-tailed deer.
- Seasonal hunting, fishing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, primitive camping at designated sites and wildlife viewing. more info
- Boating opportunities are available on Lake George.
- View hunting information.
Restrictions: more info
- Off-road vehicles (including motorcycles and all-terrain or track vehicles) are not allowed on property.
- No camping is allowed during the general gun hunting season.
From U.S. 17, turn west on Georgetown-Denver Road (west of Crescent City); from Seville, turn west on County Road 305 (Lake George Road); north of Pierson, turn west on Nine Mile Road.
For more information:
Call the District’s Bureau of Land Management at (386) 329-4404.