Mt. Gilead, Lamont

Mt. Gilead, Lamont
Mt. Gilead, Lamont Map

Allowable Activities

BikingFishingHikingRidingHuntingWildlife Viewing

Note: Hunting is allowed in permitted areas only.

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Recreation

On these primitive tracts, visitors may enjoy biking, hiking, and horseback riding on administrative roads, in addition to fishing and hunting. Many of the river access points provide launches for canoes or small boats.

Mt. Gilead and Lamont are part of the Middle Aucilla Wildlife Management Area. For more information on hunting, contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at:

Access

Mt. Gilead tract from Monticello:

Travel south on CR 257 to Lamont, cross U.S. 19; travel 9 miles south crossing the Aucilla River, turn left on Rocky Ford Cemetery Road; travel 2 miles and the entrance is on the left.

Lamont tract from Monticello:

Travel south on CR 257 to Lamont, cross U.S. 19; travel 3 miles to Lanier Grade, turn left and travel 0.75 miles, turn right on an unnamed road; travel 0.25 miles to the tract entrance.

Size

  • Mt. Gilead - 1,429 acres
  • Lamont - 873 acres
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