Withlacoochee State Forest has numerous outdoor recreational opportunities available for everyone. Over 500,000 people visit the forest annually. The majority of the land within Withlacoochee State Forest is included in Florida's Wildlife Management Area program and offers seasonal hunting opportunities. Fishing is a popular activity on the Withlacoochee's waterways where largemouth bass and panfish are frequently caught. Hunting and fishing is subject to Fish & Wildlife regulations.