Recreation by Area

Apalachicola River Water Management Area

 

Camping Reservation System

Property Map

Interactive Recreation Map

Overview

The District has acquired over 39,000 acres of land on the Apalachicola River in fee and less than fee. The Apalachicola Water Management Area (WMA) runs 19 miles along the Apalachicola River in Gulf and Liberty counties. The WMA is located east of Wewahitchka and west of Apalachicola National Forest.

Environmental Importance

The thousands of acres of river floodplain that make up the Apalachicola WMA were purchased to preserve and protect the water resources of the Apalachicola River.

Location

Counties: Gulf, Liberty           Nearby City/Town: Wewahitchka

Recreation Opportunities

  • Camping, RV's, picnicking, restrooms, boat ramp, fishing, canoe launch, canoeing, hiking, biking, wildlife viewing
  • Seasonal hunting
  • The District’s ownership is divided into two FWC Wildlife Management Areas; Apalachicola and Apalachicola River Wildlife and Environmental Area.

Recreation Sites on the Apalachicola River

Restrictions

ATV's are prohibited

Motorized vehicles allowed on designated roads only