Florida Canoe and Kayak Destinations
All About Kayaking and Canoeing the Peace River
Learn all about canoeing, kayaking, camping, and fossil hunting on Florida's Peace River here.
All About Paddling Fort Myers and Sanibel Island
Here's just a taste of a few of the options available to paddlers looking to kayak and paddleboard in and around Fort Myers and Sanibel Island.
Kayaking the Peace River
Here are photos and tips for kayaking, canoeing, fossil hunting, and camping along the Peace River
Kayaking the Suwannee River in White Springs
Images and Description for Kayaking the Suwannee River and Big Shoals in White Springs, Florida.
Suwannee River White Springs Paddling
This is a paddling trip description for the 5 mile stretch of the Suwannee River in White Springs, Florida.
Kayaking Class III Big Shoals on the Suwannee River in White Springs, Florida
The Suwannee River in White Springs, Florida has a rapid known as Big Shoals that turns into a Class III rapid when the water is just right. Learn all about kayaking Florida's only class iii whitewater rapid here.
Kayaking San Carlos Bay and the Bunche Beach Preserve in Fort Myers
Learn all about kayaking and paddleboarding in San Carlos Bay and Bunche Beach Preserve in Fort Myers.
Sanibel Island Kayaking
How and where to kayak and paddleboard at Florida's Sanibel Island.
Kayaking in Florida
Florida was built for kayaking! Check out the opportunities here.
How to Kayak San Carlos Bay and Bunche Beach Preserve in Fort Myers
If you're looking to get away from Fort Myers Beach and be able to enjoy the tropical waters not to far away, kayaking in San Carlos Bay and Bunche Beach Preserve are just minutes away. Here's how to launch and paddle in the Bay.
Kayaking At Key Largo’s John Pennekamp State Park
Located in Key Largo of the Florida Keys, John Pennekamp is a perfect place to kayak for both beginners and experts alike, offering crystal clear waters, mangrove trails, and tropical fish galore. Learn more about kayaking at Pennekamp here.
Paddling, Camping, and Fossil Hunting on the Peace River
Here is information about canoeing and kayaking the various stretches of the Peace River.
Finding Shark Teeth while Kayaking on the Peace River
Here are some fossil and shark teeth hunting tips for your next canoe or kayak trip down Florida’s Peace River.
Things to Do While Paddling Fisheating Creek
Here is a list of things you can do while canoeing and kayaking on Fisheating Creek.
Find a Florida Kayaking Trail Near Your!
Here is a list of kayaking trails to paddle all up and down the state of Florida from the Panhandle down to the Keys.
Everything you want to know about canoeing and kayaking on Florida's Fisheating Creek.
Paddling Fisheating Creek Downstream from the Outpost
This piece offers a full description of paddling downstream on Fisheating Creek toward Lake Okeechobee.
West Lake Park: Kayaking and Canoeing in Hollywood Florida
Kayaking in Hollywood Florida couldn’t be easier. There is a hidden goldmine of kayaking known as West Lake Park that has easy boat launch access at multiple sites, paddling trails, access to West Lake, and a trail to the Intracoastal Waterway. Learn all about it here.
Kayaking and Mountain Biking in South Florida
Oleta River State Park offers kayakers and mountain bikers a distinctly South Florida outdoor experience. Learn all about this 900+ acre wild Florida experience here.
Paddling the Loxahatchee River in Florida
The Loxahatchee River, located around Jupiter and Hobe Sound, Florida, is the only designated Wild and Scenic River in Florida. Whether in a canoe or kayak , this is a unique paddling experience even for Florida. The upper half of this trip is rather narrow and filled with lush vegetation as well as clear waters. After passing Trapper...
Ten Thousand Islands - Sandfly Island Paddling Loop
Ten Thousand Islands - Sandfly Island Paddling Loop
Paddling in the Ten Thousand Islands
One of this country’s best kept paddling secrets is nestled down in Florida’s southwestern tip in Everglades National Park. Aptly named, the Ten Thousand Islands and the mangrove estuaries by which they are composed are known for their plentiful wildlife to include manatees, dolphins, otters, birds, and sharks to name just a few. There are a...
The Sandfly Island Paddling Loop in the Ten Thousand Islands
The Sandfly Island Loop in Everglades National Park provides a great introduction to kayaking and canoeing in an area known as the Ten Thousand Islands in South Florida. Here in the mangrove estuaries wildlife is abundant and encounters with dolphins, otters, manatees, and a variety of birds is not uncommon. From an open water section to tight...
Coldwater Creek Paddling Trip Description
Coldwater Creek in the Florida panhandle is a paddling experience that won't easily be matched. Nestled in the Blackwater River State Forest, this creek offers seclusion, varied scenery, and a unique Northern Florida canoe or kayak experience. This river description will give you all the details you need to get to and navigate the river.
Florida's Coldwater Creek Photo Gallery
Nestled in the Blackwater State Forest almost three hours west of Tallahassee, the Coldwater Creek features narrow clear waters, sandy bottoms, narrow turns, and white beaches along its shores. Coldwater Creek is the perfect destination for an overnight canoe or kayak trip offering seclusion, serenity, and adventure all packed into one great paddling experience.
Paddling in Florida
Learn all about the year-round paddling that Florida has to offer.
Waterway Wonderlands: Paddling Getaways in the State of Florida
This article provides an overview of the paddling from the Florida Keys all the way into the Florida Panhandle. In it you will find information about canoeing and kayaking in Blackwater River State Park, Ichetucknee Springs State Park, Myakka River State Park, Little Manatee River State Park, Long Key State Park, Suwannee River State Park.
Big Cypress National Preserve
Located between Naples and Miami, the Big Cypress National Preserve features the Halfway Creek Canoe Trail. If you have never paddled in a "Mangrove tunnel" you need to experience this hidden wonder.
Weedon Island Preserve
Located in St. Petersburg, Weedon Island Preserve offers two paddling trails and offers guided canoe tours that require reservations.
Nature's Theme Park: Myakka River State Park
Myakka River flows through 45 square miles of wetlands, prairies, hammocks and pinelands, attracting a myriad of wetland creatures making birding, canoeing, fishing and wildlife observation popular activities.
Hillsborough River State Park
Located between Ocala, Tampa, and Lakeland, Hillsborough River State Park is one of Florida's oldest state parks and a common paddling destination.
Wekiwa Springs State Park
Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka, Florida which is not too far from Orlando features great paddling. As one of Florida's Federally designated "Wild and Scenic Rivers," this area is home to an abundance of wildlife including alligators, various birds, and even black bears.
Hillsborough River State Park
This photo of a kayaker on Hillsborough River State Park gives offers a great perspective of the natural beauty and crystal clear waters of the River.
The Loxahatchee River Photo Gallery
Florida's only designated Wild and Scenic River, the Loxahatchee, is a true paddling gem. By canoe or kayak, paddling the Loxahatchee River is a unique river experience, even by Florida's standards. Located around Jupiter and Hobe Sound on the East Coast of Florida, the Loxahatchee River, as these pictures will show, provides canoeists and kayakers the opportunity to paddle over dams, around ti…
Juniper Springs in the Ocala National Forest
Read this reader review of camping and canoeing at Juniper Springs in the Ocala National Forest.
Kayaking the Causeway Islands of Fort Myers and Sanibel Island
Kayaking the Causeway Islands of Fort Myers and Sanibel Island offers a great introduction to the paddling opportunities in this area of the Gulf of Mexico.
Kayaking and Canoeing at Lakes Regional Park in Fort Myers, Florida
Lakes Regional Park in Lees County located in Fort Myers is a great place to paddle canoes and kayaks. Learn all about the paddling at Lakes Regional Park here.
Paddleboarding at Causeway Islands Park in Fort Meyers and Sanibel Island
All about Paddleboarding from the Causeway Islands Park in between Fort Myers and Sanibel Island.