SILVER SPRINGS, FL — For the first time in almost a century, you can put in a kayak at Silver Springs. The new Silver Springs State Park has closed its old “Jungle Cruise” and sent the caged animals packing, leaving behind the remnants of a cheesy theme park and a fresh new look at one […]
Florida Kayaking Trips - Our Favorites
Here are some of our favorite kayaking trips from around the State of Florida.
[singlepic id=22 w= h= float=center] OCALA NATIONAL FOREST, FL — For the quiet unspoiled beauty of the Ocklawaha River, one of the state’s most wild and scenic waterways, perhaps you can thank Richard Nixon. “The Ocklawaha has a lot of history that is unique to the river,” says Ryan Toler of Discovery Kayak Tours. “The […]
PENSACOLA, FL — A wild respite in an endless chain of condos, Big Lagoon State Park (about 10 miles southwest of Pensacola) offers a square-mile showcase of the Panhandle’s unspoiled beauty that is easily explored by kayak. The kayak launch near the base of the park’s four-story observation tower puts you right into the thick […]
In a state full of great kayaking destinations, the Silver River consistently ranks near the top. This scenic 8-mile river flows between Silver Springs and the Ocklawaha River on the western edge of the Ocala National Forest.