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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped to check out the bird watching. Depending on the time of day a variety of birds may be sighted. Public camping in designated areas. No hook ups. Public restrooms are pit type but very clean. Fishing permitted with FL license. No gasoline powered watercraft permitted. Firing range on site. Paved road around the East side of the lake with multiple boat launches and handicapping fishing access. Fees charged are reasonable and somewhat on the honor system.

Thank Barb W
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

This area is excellent for birdwatching. You pay at a machine to enter the area and then can drive around the roads/tracks looking for wildlife. We always love our time spent here.

1  Thank Bob-a-JobSussex
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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We went to Babcock-Webb to go birding and take a drive. The woman at the gate was very friendly and helpful. She gave us some ideas where to go as well as a map. The place is huge with lots of roads to explore. It turned out we showed up on a long weekend during hunting season. There were swamp buggies and hunters yet we didn't feel like it was crowded. However the camp ground was packed. Lots of families with kids having fun. It seems to be a very popular place. Every one we saw waved at us and were smiling. The birding was pretty good too. I imagine the birding would be great out of hunting season.

2  Thank Chilkootcha
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Went shooting with my family for the weekend. We felt extremely safe with the management there, in fact it seemed like extra safety precautions were taken. Great way to spend an afternoon with the family if you like to shoot.

Thank Carly H
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is without a doubt one of the worst public shooting ranges I have ever visited. (and dangerous).1 RO for over 100 shooters. 1/2 dozen using one shooting lane. Full automatics. Empty cases by the hundreds all over the floor. No waiting order. Arguments as to who is next for a lane. Shooters went into a lane and no cold period called in an hour. Shooters just started using what ever shot up targets were out there in the field. This range could use some ideas from Nights Trail Range in Sarasota County. I don't know how anyone could have given it more than 2 Stars.
Maybe sometime in the past. We took a chance at going twice, but never again.

Thank randeye100
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