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Boating - Non-Motorized

The three National Forests in Florida contain more than 700 lakes and ponds and four major rivers. The numerous streams, however, offer the most challenge to canoeists.

There is no whitewater such as you will find in the mountains, but a variety of streams await your visit. Each stream has its own
characteristics that make it unlike any other. Some, like Alexander Spring Creek, begin broad with slow moving water and then become narrow and deep downstream. Others, like Juniper Creek, start scarcely wider than the canoe and end up more than ...

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Boating - Non-Motorized Areas

  • Alexander Springs Recreation Area area description
  • 52 Landing
  • Alexander Run
  • Alexander Springs Wilderness
  • Chain of Lakes
  • Clearwater Lake Recreation Area area description
  • Doe Lake Recreation Area area description
  • Farles Prairie Recreation Area
  • Fore Lake Recreation Area area description
  • Fore Lake Pier & Launch
  • Hopkins Prairie Campground
  • Juniper Prairie Wilderness area description
  • Juniper Springs Recreation Area area description
  • Juniper Run area description
  • Juniper Wayside
  • Lake Dorr Recreation Area area description
  • Lake Dorr Boat Ramp
  • Lake Shore Group Campground
  • Little Lake George Wilderness
  • Mill Dam Recreation Area area description
  • Ocklawaha River area description
  • Eureka Dam Boat Ramp
  • Johnson Field Boat Ramp
  • Moss Bluff Lock & Dam
  • Redwater Lake
  • Rodman Recreation Area area description
  • Kirkpatrick Dam Boat Ramp
  • Salt Springs Marina
  • Salt Springs Run
  • Silver Glen Springs Recreation Area area description
  • Silver Glen Run
  • St. Johns River area description
  • Volusia Wharf Boat Ramp
  • Wildcat Lake
Areas & Activities
Enjoying a summer's day at Alexander Springs

Alexander Springs

Swimming at Salt Springs

Salt Springs

Silver Glen Springs basin

Silver Glen Springs