Canoeing & Kayaking Florida Guide Book

by Johnny Molloy (Menasha Ridge Press)
Canoeing and Kayaking Florida  by Johnny Molloy

325pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 9781634040303

Completely updated yet again, the latest edition of Canoeing & Kayaking Florida is the most comprehensive guide to the best of Florida's unique streams, springs, creeks, and rivers. Engaging and concise, yet filled with carefully selected details vital to any successful Florida paddling adventure, Canoeing & Kayaking Florida spares readers encyclopedic fluff in favor of practical, no-nonsense information. With expanded regional maps and revised river maps, Canoeing & Kayaking Florida is simply the best and most informative Florida paddling guide available.

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Trails from the "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida" Guide Book
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... Preview: The Alafia River (pronounced AL-uh-FYE) extends for about 45 miles from meager beginnings near the town of Mulberry until it widens into a substantial waterway and empties into Hillsborough Bay near R ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Lithia, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 7-10 miles
... Preview: Alexander Springs runs through the heart of the Ocala National Forest and is the centerpiece of a popular recreation area. Alexander Springs Creek emerges from a ?rst-magnitude spring emitting 76 mill ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Ocala, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 7 miles-11.2 miles
... Preview: Once overlooked as a paddling destination, the mighty Apalachicola—which drains the also-mighty Flint and Chattahoochee Rivers—flows south from Lake Seminole, then brawls south over 100 miles to Apala ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Bristol, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 42-69 miles
... Preview: Located near Sebring in south central Florida, Arbuckle Creek flows for 23 miles from Lake Arbuckle to Lake Istokpoga, stretching through cypress strands, open grass prairies, ranch land, and an occas ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Avon Park, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 9-12 miles
... Preview: The Aucilla originates just south of Boston, Georgia, and exhibits many characteristics as it heads south, sometimes posing as a lake, other times as a marsh, sometimes ?owing aboveground, sometimes u ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Lamont, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 24.5
... Preview: Overshadowed by the motorboat-heavy and less-paddler-friendly St. Johns River, Black Creek is a favorite of greater Jacksonville kayakers and canoeists. A tributary of the St. Johns, Black Creek ?ows ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Middleburg, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 14
... Preview: Blackwater Creek—tight and hauntingly beautiful as it snakes through an ancient, maybe prehistoric, cypress swamp—is thought by many locals to be the “impassable waterway.” Born on the waters of Lake ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Eustis, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 2-7 miles
... Preview: The headwaters of the Blackwater River originate primarily in south Alabama’s Conecuh National Forest. As a result, there is virtually no development or agricultural activity to spoil the purity of th ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Baker, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 15-20 miles
... Preview: The Blackwater River is part of a 13.5-mile canoe circuit that winds through Collier-Seminole State Park wilderness preserve. This preserve is at the western extreme of the Everglades and features a p ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Naples, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 13.5
... Preview: Blue Creek is essentially a channel of the St. Johns River, running through the Ocala National Forest before rejoining the St. Johns just before the St. Johns enters massive Lake George, one of my fav ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Astor, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 7.5
... Preview: Bulow Creek is a trip back into Florida history as well as an opportunity to explore a coastal marsh. The put-in is near Ormond Beach at the Bulow Plantation State Historic Site. This site is a relic ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Ormond Beach, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 5.5
... Preview: This adventure combines paddling on the big Caloosahatchee River and small, intimate Hickeys Creek, a state-designated paddling trail and tributary of the Caloosahatchee. It is possible to launch dire ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Alva, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: The Chipola River is born in southeast Alabama and ?ows southward into Florida, where 51 miles of the river are an of?cial state paddling trail. The entire length of the Chipola from its headwaters t ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Marianna, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 4.5-31 miles
... Preview: The Choctawhatchee River ?ows more than 170 miles from its headwaters in Barbour County, Alabama, to Choctawhatchee Bay near Fort Walton Beach, Florida. The third-largest river in Florida in terms of ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Geneva, AL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 22-44 miles
... Preview: The Blackwater River and its tributaries, one of which is Coldwater Creek, together provide miles of paddling pleasure. Coldwater Creek is the westernmost of these Blackwater River State Forest stream ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Milton, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 9-24 miles
... Preview: Sanibel and Captiva islands, located in the Gulf of Mexico across San Carlos Bay from Fort Myers, are reached via the busy Sanibel Causeway. Believe it or not, at one time these barrier islands were r ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Sanibel, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: Doyle Creek is a marshy tributary of the lower Apalachicola Bay estuary. This smallish tidal stream is also part of the extensive wetlands of the Apalachicola Wildlife and Environmental Area, whose w ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Sumatra, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 6.8
... Preview: This is one of the most challenging yet scenic paddles in the state. For starters, the upper half of the state-designated paddling trail features a gradient of 8 feet per mile! Most Florida streams h ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Fountain, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 11-13 miles
... Preview: The Econfina River of Taylor County, in the Big Bend, is not to be confused with Econfina Creek of Washington and Bay counties. This Econfina is lesser known as a paddling destination and is certainly ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Perry, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: The Econlockhatchee River, known to locals as the “Econ,” is a jewel in the midst of fast-developing eastern Orange and Seminole Counties. This beautiful stream has mostly escaped the rampant growth t ... From the guidebook "Canoeing & Kayaking Florida"
Oviedo, FL - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 15-19 miles