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Florida Circumnavigational
Saltwater Paddling Trail (CT)

Paddler along the Ichetucknee River by Doug Alderson
Paddler lands on Big Pine Island, segment 6, Lower Suwannee Refuge, by Doug Alderson

Paddling Skill Levels


Beginner:        Paddle 1-5 miles on protected waters

Intermediate:  Knowledge of basic strokes and

                          rescue techniques. Paddle 5-10 miles.

Advanced:       Experienced paddlers. Can paddle more

                          than 10 miles in a day.

American Canoe Association skill levels

Paddling along the Seven Mile Bridge, Florida Keys, by Doug Alderson
Big Cypress Springs along Holmes Creek by Doug Alderson Northwest
Perdido River
Coldwater Creek
Juniper Creek
Blackwater River
Yellow River
Shoal River

Holmes Creek
Choctawhatchee River Blueway
Econfina Creek
Chipola River

Upper Chipola River
Merritts Mill Pond
Apalachicola River Blueway

Apalachicola Paddling Trail System
Ochlockonee River-Upper
Ochlockonee River-Lower
Sopchoppy River
Wakulla River
Wacissa River
Aucilla River

Paddler along Juniper Creek by Doug Alderson
Kayaks along the Suwannee River near Branford by Doug Alderson North-Central Trails
Big Bend Saltwater Paddling Trail
Steinhatchee River

Withlacoochee River-North
Suwannee River Wilderness Trail
Santa Fe River

Ichetucknee River
Potano Paddling Trail
St. Mary's River
Lake County Blueways
Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve

Withlacoochee River-South
Limpkin with apple snail by Doug Alderson
Peace River  Northeast Trails
Putnam County Blueways
Pellicer Creek 
Bulow Creek
Tomoka River

Spruce Creek

St. Johns River Blueway
Wekiva River/Rock Springs Run
Econlockhatchee River

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Rock Springs Run by Doug Alderson Southeast Trails

Loxahatchee River
Jupiter Waterway Trail
Shingle Creek
Buster Island
Pithlachascotee River near New Port Richey by Doug Alderson
Great Calusa Blueway by Doug Alderson Southwest Trails
Charlotte County Blueways

Peace River
Hickey Creek

Estero Bay and River
Great Calusa Blueway
Blackwater/Royal Palm Hammock
Pithlachascotee River
Hillsborough River

Alafia River
Little Manatee River
Paddle Manatee
Upper Manatee River
Kitching Creek off the Loxahatchee River by Doug Alderson

3800 Commonwealth Blvd.  M.S. 795  Tallahassee, FL  32399-3000
For paddling questions, contact Liz Sparks: liz.sparks@dep.state.fl.us; 850-245-2079
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