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COLT CREEK STATE PARK Hiking Fishing Biking Horseback


This 5067 acre park nestled within the Green Swamp Wilderness Area and named after one of the tributaries that flows through the property. For over 60 years this property was managed as a cattle ranch by the Overstreet family. Past activities on the land also included lime rock mining, timber harvesting, citrus production and turpentining. Comprised mainly of Pine Flatwoods, Cypress Domes and open pasture land, this piece of still pristine wilderness is home to many animal species including the American Bald Eagle, Sherman’s Fox Squirrel, Gopher Tortoise, White-Tail Deer, Wild Turkey and Bobcat.rn


Oconee National Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback

Eatonton, GA 31024

Camping, hiking, wildlife veiwing, and more. Georgia's National Forest offers almost everything the outdoors person would want

Official Website: Oconee National Forest

Soda Lake WMA Hiking Hunting Biking

Minden, LA 71055

Located in Caddo parish. Access is limited to walk-in and bicycle. Hunting, wildlife and bird viewing

Official Website: Soda Lake WMA