The Andrews Wildlife Management Area, owned by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, features one of the largest remaining hardwood hammock forests, as well as 800 acres of river bottomland bordering the Suwannee River. Nearby slash pine plantations are being converted to longleaf pine to improve habitat for wildlife. There are six walking nature trails, as well as several narrow dirt roads. Five clearings have been planted with grass and grains to attract wildlife.
Early and late in the day are good for wild turkey and white-tailed deer. April and October sees an increase in the number and diversity of migratory songbirds along trails, roads, and the river. Resident birds include red-shouldered hawks, screech owls, and barred owls. Gopher tortoises frequent the food plot areas.
Take the walk to the boardwalk when you part at the riverside park area. Its about a mile round trip including the boardwalk and well worth it. Also stop at the entrance and pick up a map of the entire area. There's lots of other side trips and trails that are interesting.
Andrews WMA is all dirt roads but well kept up.
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