Paddling Trails

Explore the FWC Paddling Trails ...


For Further Information about Paddling Visit the Following:

Office of Greenways and Trails (OGT)/Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Florida Paddling Trails Association (FPTA)

Water Management Districts (WMDs)/Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

American Canoe Association (ACA)

British Canoe Union (BCU)

Florida Professional Paddlesports Association (FPPA)

Florida is blessed with an abundance of waterways and paddling opportunities for everyone, regardless of experience. From floating pristine spring-fed rivers by canoe to the challenges of a long-distance sea kayak adventure along a remote coastline, Florida has it all! A quiet, observant paddler can enjoy excellent wildlife viewing from an on-the-water perspective. Explore these exciting paddling opportunities in the links below and grab a paddle to create your own adventure.


Apalachicola River Paddling Trail System

Aucilla, Wacissa, Econfina (The Rivers of AWE)

Lake Lafayette Passage

Big Bend Saltwater Paddling Trail

Fisheating Creek

Purchase Map Guides (Rivers of AWE & Big Bend Saltwater Paddling Trail)


FWC Facts:
Cranes are quite omnivorous. They feed on seeds, grain, berries, insects, earthworms, mice, small birds, snakes, lizards, frogs and crayfish, but they do not "fish" like herons.

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