52 Landing

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

The primary access point to Alexander Creek, 52 Landing (also the site of the Bluff Landing primitive camping area) is the take-out for a downstream paddle of Alexander Run or can be used as a launch point for a paddle upstream. It is bordered by the wild and wet Alexander Springs Wilderness, which you can explore with a paddle downstream. Primitive camping is permitted on a bluff above the boat ramp.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 24 hours
Rentals & Guides: Canoe rentals are available at Alexander Springs; however, there is no livery service.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Parking
Fees Free
Permit Info: Fishing? You must have a valid Florida Freshwater Fishing License.
Restrictions: The regulations of the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission for freshwater fishing and boating apply.
Closest Towns: Astor lies to the north via FR 18 and CR 445 / 445-A.
Water: None
Restroom: None
Information Center: Download a map of Alexander Run (PDF)

General Information


From Alexander Springs Recreation Area, drive north on CR 445 towards Astor. Turn right onto FR 18, an unimproved road, after you cross over Alexander Creek. Follow the road for nearly 2 miles to a turnoff on the right as FR 18 makes a sharp right off the main road. Continue another 2 miles or so down to the landing. FR 18 marks the western boundary of the Alexander Springs Wilderness.

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Boat ramp Unimproved
Parking Unimproved

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