Smith Creek Landing

Area Status: Open

Smith Creek Landing, at the southernmost tip of the forest and directly on the Apalachicola River, provides the last chance to put in or take out a boat or canoe before heading downriver out of the Apalachicola National Forest.


  • This area is popular with river and stream anglers.


  • This site is used primarily as a hunt camp during general gun season.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Not accessible from US Forest Service property. Go from State Forest to south of Forest Service boundary.
Operational Hours: 24 hours
Reservations: First come, first served
Fees: Free

General Information

General Notes:


  • None

Licenses and Passes 


  • Boating in the National Forests in Florida is regulated by the state of Florida. Please visit our boating web page before you grab your personal floatation device and head out onto the water.  

Camping – Dispersed/Primitive Camping 

  • Many people enjoy this solitude and primitive experience, but knowing your limits, skills and abilities is a must. Following certain rules and regulations will help make your experience safer and ensure settings remain unspoiled.  



Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Dispersed Camping

River and Stream Fishing

Small Game Hunting

Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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