Ward Island, Mandalay

Ward Island, Mandalay
Ward Island, Mandalay Map

Allowable Activities

BicyclingFishingHikingWildlife Viewing

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Recreation

On these primitive tracts, visitors may enjoy fishing, as well as biking, hiking, and wildlife viewing on administrative roads.

The Mandalay tract also offers hunting. For information, contact:

Access

Ward Island tract:

Access is by river only.

Mandalay tract from Perry:

Travel 23 miles west on US 98 to Mandalay Road, turn left; travel 1.5 miles and the tract is on the left.

Size

  • Ward Island – 104 acres
  • Mandalay – 551 acres
  1. Mallory Swamp ATV Trail

    The Mallory Swamp ATV Trails closes on September 13, 2020 for hunting season and will reopen on May 1, 2021. Read On...
  2. Natural Well Branch Tract Access Road Closure

    The Suwannee River Water Management District and Four Rivers Land and Timber Company has closed the Meatball Express Road in northwestern Taylor County for land management activities. Read On...
  3. District Tract Access Temporarily Limited to Public Due to COVID-19

    Individual and small group day use of District lands will continue. However, groups larger than 10 people are prohibited on all District lands as of March 18, 2020. Goose Pasture individual camp and group camp sites are closed as of March 23, 2020. Read On...