Fisheating Creek WMA: West Entrance

7555 US Hwy. 27 N., Palmdale,
(863) 946-1194
24 hours
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This site offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to bird in some of the most beautiful parts of rural Glades County. Rent a canoe or bring your own, secure a shuttle from the Palmdale Campground and paddle slowly down Fisheating Creek through pristine cypress swamp. Enjoy views of herons and egrets so close you won’t need binoculars, Palm and Yellow-rumped Warblers that land on the gunwale of your boat, and dozens and dozens of Swallow-tailed Kites wheeling overhead in the summer. Red-shouldered Hawks and Belted Kingfishers announce your presence loudly as Wood Storks and Common Gallinules watch silently as you drift by. Water levels vary widely with rainfall, so be sure to call ahead. Opportunities range from a half-day float to a multi-day trip; call the campground (863)675-5999 to make arrangements. Seasonal hunting takes place at this site please click here for details.

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