Other Permits

In addition to permits for events and commercial use, the USDA Forest Service manages several other types of Special Use permits specific to the National Forests in Florida.


National Defense Land Use

Pinecastle Bombing Range

Since World War II, portions of the National Forests in Florida have been used under special permits for military bomber training.


Recreation Residences

Shanty Pond

Why are there private hunt camps and cabins in our National Forests? Special use permits for recreation residences are no longer issued, but many still exist, managed on an ongoing basis.

Road Use

Hog Pen Landing entrance road

Special use permits may be granted for easements to landlocked property within the National Forests in Florida.