Northwest Florida Water Management District

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Recreation

Kayaking on the RiverThe District makes all of its lands available to the public except for conservation easement properties. It permits a range of resource-based recreational activities, such as boating, horseback riding, hiking and fishing. Its one stipulation is that visitors not threaten or harm the resource. To encourage suitable recreation, the District may contract with county sheriffs’ departments to enforce vehicle exclusion where indicated, to prohibit dumping and to enforce natural resource protection rules and regulations.