Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge, 6 mi. s. on CR 345, then 11 mi. w. on CR 347, is home to more than 90 species of birds that nest in the refuge's 53,000 acres. Visitors may spot bald eagles, deer, otters, fox, turkeys, swallow-tailed kites and alligators. The River Trail and the Bottomlands Trail offer visitors a view of the historic Suwannee River and the cypress trees and hardwood swamps that flank it. An archeological site, fishing pier and trails can be found at the Shell Mound unit.