Dixie makes a perfect base for your SCUBA trips. Start with the historic City of Hawkinsville, underwater state park, near the Nature Coast Greenway crossing of the Suwannee. Also, Fanning Springs is rated highly as an open water dive and Manatee Springs offers cave diving for certified divers. Within 50 miles in almost any direction, still more dives await you.

Drive Tour

Posted in Tours on April 3rd, 2013

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Originally posted 2012-09-23 21:00:30. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Lower Suwannee National Refuge Hunting

Posted in Hunting on April 3rd, 2013

Hunting of big game, small game, and waterfowl is permitted during designated seasons. White-tail deer, Osceola turkeys, and feral hogs are the most sought-after species. Hunting license and state required stamps (not WMA stamps) are required in accordance with State regulations. All hunts are free, but you must possess a free Refuge Hunt Brochure. It may be printed from this website (use the magnifying glass to enlarge the print, then Print View), or you may email the Refuge at  lowersuwannee@fws.gov, or call 352/493-0238, ext. 223 for your free brochure/permit.

Originally posted 2012-09-23 22:39:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Log Landing WMA

Posted in Hunting on April 3rd, 2013

Covering 5,048  acres Log Landing WMA is available for deer, hog, turkey, and small game hunting. Log Landing is part of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Wildlife Management Area (WMA) program.

For more information about WMAs, contact the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) at 386.758.0525 to request its annual hunting handbook or stop by your local tax collector’s office to pick up a copy. 

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Originally posted 2012-09-23 22:32:43. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Parks & Boat Ramps Map

Posted in Maps on April 3rd, 2013

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Originally posted 2012-09-20 08:59:05. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

I Wish I Were In Dixie

Posted in Gulf Coast, Maps, Paddling Trails, Rivers on April 3rd, 2013


Dixie makes a perfect base for your SCUBA trips. Start with the historic City of Hawkinsville, underwater state park, near the Nature Coast Greenway crossing of the Suwannee. Also, Fanning Springs is rated highly as an open water dive and Manatee Springs offers cave diving for certified divers. Within 50 miles in almost any direction, still more dives await you.

Originally posted 2012-09-19 23:48:09. Republished by Blog Post Promoter