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State-Designated Paddling Trails – Paddling Guides

A compilation of paddling guides prepared by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Greenways and Trails for state-designated paddling trails located in Natural North Florida. Excludes the Suwannee River Wilderness Trail.



Jefferson County Heritage Roads

The canopied roads of Jefferson County allow visitors to experience north Florida’s rich, historical land and nature. The roads carve through the state’s rustic countryside, and are peppered with ranches, farms and woodland forests. Use this guide to map out your family’s next adventure down the Heritage Roads of one of Florida’s oldest counties.

Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail – Segments 5 & 6

Segments 5 and 6 of the Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail. Complied from Florida Department of Environmental Protection at http://www.dep.state.fl.us/gwt/guide/paddle.htm.

Madison County Loop – 100 Mile Bike Route Map

Bring your group to cycle the “Loop” in one day or spread it out over several trips.

Cycling Tour – Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge – CR349

From the Friends of the Lower Suwannee & Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuges, a cycling tour featuring five refuge roads, each unique, with seven river habitats. 14.5 miles one way, or choose from a selection of loop trails.

RV Campsites

The quaint and cozy RV Campsites of north Florida offer visitors a rustic, yet comfortable stay among the state’s forested countryside. Use this guide to map out your next camping expedition among friends, family or a loved one.

Outdoor Adventures

Horse-back riding, cave diving and trail biking — what do each of these outdoor activities have in common? They are all adventures to be had in natural north Florida! Check out the various ways to explore the rolling hills, flatlands and natural springs that make up the north Florida landscape.

Visit Gainesville Dining Guide

Bon Appetit! This comprehensive brochure is your go-to guide for all things delicious in Gainesville. Use it to navigate the local food scene of Alachua County’s largest city. From farm-fresh breakfasts to gourmet dinner recommendations, this guide has almost every food option available to satisfy your hungry taste buds.

Visit Gainesville Visitors Guide

Planning on making a trip to the heart of the Swamp? The one-of-a-kind outdoor adventures, world-class museums and freshwater springs found in Gainesville await!  Use this brochure as your official guide to navigate the city of Gainesville — where nature and culture meet.

Gilchrist Springs Capital Brochure

The crystal-clear, refreshingly cool spring waters of Gilchrist County are perfect for all sorts of aquatic adventure. Whether you are free diving, snorkeling, scuba diving or swimming, the county’s world-renown springs offer thrills for every outdoor explorer to enjoy. View this brochure for more information on Gilchrist County’s springs, including Blue Springs, Ginnie Springs, Hart Springs and more.