Yellow River Water Management Area
A wide variety of natural communities are found on the Yellow River Water Management Area including sandhill, upland pine forests, wet prairie, and floodplain forests. Here you’ll find Florida black bear, green sturgeon, and endemic mayflies, as well as Florida anise, mountain laurel, and spider lilies. Numerous boat landings along the Yellow River provide access to the area.
The District works to protect and preserve the water quality of the Yellow River. Natural communities in the area include upland pine forests, slope forests, wet prairie, and floodplain forests. The area protects habitat for the Florida black bear, green sturgeon, Okaloosa darter, endemic mayflies, Florida anise, mountain laurel and spider lilies.
Counties: Santa Rosa, Okaloosa Nearby City/Town: Milton, Crestview
- Camping, boat launch, boating, fishing, canoe launch, canoeing, hiking, wildlife viewing
- Seasonal Hunting
- Vehicular access is limited, but is available on River Road located north of Milligan and Trawick Creek Road.
ATV’s are prohibited.
Motorized vehicles allowed on designated roads only.