Scenic and Heritage Byway in Sumter County, FL

Our mission is to promote and protect the natural beauty, recreational potential, and outstanding historical resources and traditions of the Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway for residents, visitors and future generations.

It is our vision that the synergy developed through strong partnerships, education and resource advocacy creates a nationally recognized byway that showcases the natural, scenic, recreational, and heritage resources of Sumter County, and those community decisions are based on part of these special values.

View our 2020 Annual Work Plan here.

Thank you to our 1st Annual Bass Fishing Tournament Sponsors!

The Coastal Angler Magazine and Pana Vista Lodge

Lunch Sponsor: Great Lakes Carpet & Tile

Gold Sponsors: Andy Thornal Company and Webster Hardware & Farm Supply

Silver Sponsors:

Backwater Fishing Adventures
Central Florida Trolling
Catfish Johnny’s Restaurant
Sumter Realty
The Cove Pub & Grub
Tangent Media

Bronze Sponsors:

Ron’s Tackle Box
Phillips Bait & Tackle
Panasoffkee Hardware
Hoppy’s Marine
The Inside Out Grill
Dough J’s Chicken and Donuts
Stretch Outdoors
Spurlow’s Outdoor Outfitters Archery Pro Shop
Conners Gifts & Accessories
44 Tackle Company
Stones Bait & Tackle
M&M Old Hickory Smokehouse Bar-B-Q
Papaw’s Country Store
Sparr Building & Farm Supply


Take a day trip on the byway and discover unique and intrinsic resources and destinations along the route.

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