Babcock/Webb Wildlife Management Area

29200 Tucker Grade, Punta Gorda, 33955
(941) 575-5768
Daily, sunrise to sunset
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Babcock Webb Wildlife Management Area

With more than 65,000 acres of the finest intermixed pine flatwoods and freshwater marsh in the state (sprinkled with hardwood hammocks and dry prairie), this Wildlife Management Area will keep you busy all day long. Drive or bike the roads (4WD not necessary), walk the trails, or take your canoe out onto Webb Lake. 194 species of birds have been recorded on this property and two of the most-sought-after are singing Bachman’s Sparrows in the spring and easily-accessed Red-cockaded Woodpecker clusters. Some of the other highlights for this property include American Bitterns and Sedge Wrens in winter and Northern Bobwhite, Least Bitterns, King Rail, Sandhill Crane and Brown-headed Nuthatches throughout the year. Other species to look for include Sherman’s Fox Squirrel and Florida Bonneted Bats. Seasonal hunting takes place at this site please click here for more details.

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