The Hawaiian House can accommodate up to four guests and features one bedroom and one bathroom. The property features direct waterfront access, which allows easy access to fishing opportunities. Additionally, kayaks and paddle boards are provided for guests to use, providing a great way to explore the surrounding waterways and discover new fishing spots. For those looking to relax, the large two-story deck offers an ideal location to take in the scenic views and soak up the sun. Overall, with its mix of stunning natural surroundings and unique amenities, this property provides an excellent choice for the outdoor enthusiast looking for a peaceful and enjoyable time by the water.
The Weekiwachee Preserve is a notable area, part of a regional system of conservation lands that extend up to the Crystal River Buffer Preserve, preserving the southernmost coastal hardwood hammock in western Florida. The preserve offers several miles of the Weeki Wachee River frontage, portions of the Mud River, dense hardwood swamps, freshwater, and saltwater marshes, and pine-covered sandhills. The preserve is renowned for its Florida black bear population. These bears are shy, elusive and pose no threat to people, spending most of their time deep in the forest. The area provides many options for hiking and running. There is a 7-mile Weeki Wachee Preserve Trail, a popular trail for birding, fishing, and hiking. Additionally, the 5.6-mile Weekiwachee Gardens Trail is a popular running trail, while the 4.9-mile Maple Leaf Loop provides an enjoyable hiking experience.
Eagle’s Nest is a popular diving site located near the Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area. The site is known for its clear waters, deep caves, and intricate cave systems. However, it is important to note that diving in the area is extremely dangerous and should only be attempted by experienced divers with appropriate training and equipment. The site is not suitable for beginner divers.
Hunting is permitted in the Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area during designated seasons. The area is home to a variety of wildlife species, including white-tailed deer, wild turkey, and waterfowl, among others. Waterfowl hunting is allowed during specific periods, typically running from November to January. Specific hunting regulations and season dates can vary by species and year, and it is important for hunters to check with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for the most up-to-date information.
Anglers will find several options to pursue their favorite pastime, with the Mud River offering a variety of fish, including largemouth bass, brown trout, redfish, blue catfish, catfish, and snook. The Mud River is fed by two natural springs, the Mud River Spring and the Salt Spring, flowing into the Weeki Wachee River just before the mouth hits the Gulf of Mexico. This area is known among anglers for plentiful mullet, which run to the nearby springs. The ecologically-rich inshore waters of the region are home to species such as tarpon, grouper, and snook, while shallow salt marshes harbor fish such as cobia and Spanish mackerel. Offshore, artificial reefs and rock piles provide shelter for amberjack, kingfish, and red grouper. Overall, the area provides many opportunities for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts to explore the beautiful Florida wilderness.
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