Johnson Field Boat Ramp

Area Status: Open
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Ocklawaha Boat Ramp along SR 19

Providing access to a wild and scenic section of the Ocklawaha River unaffected by the Cross Florida Barge Canal, this double concrete ramp off SR 19 is popular for both kayakers and anglers. There is a large unpaved parking area for boat trailers.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Boat ramp
Fees Free
Permit Info: Fishing? You must have a valid Florida Freshwater Fishing License.
Restrictions: If you're fishing, the regulations of the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission for freshwater fishing apply.
Closest Towns: Salt Springs is to the south, Palatka to the north.
Restroom: None

General Information


Located north of Salt Springs along SR 19 at the Ocklawaha River bridge.

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Boating - Non-Motorized

Canoe or kayak launch for exploration along the Ocklawaha River; take-out for paddlers coming downriver from the Kirkpatrick Dam at Rodman Reservoir.

Boating - Motorized

Boat access to the lower Ocklawaha River via a short canal.


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