Florida Canoeing / Kayaking

Canoeing & Kayaking Adventures in Florida

This section of Florida Nature Guide focuses on paddle-sport activities in the state.  Links and pages found here or in the menu options above are dedicated to identifying resources to enhance your Florida canoeing or kayaking experience in the natural and unspoiled waterways of the state.   Some of the top available tools and links to Florida paddling authorities will be featured in this section.


Exploring paddling trails with Florida Greenways and Trails

Florida Greenways and Trails

Florida Greenways & Trails  is an excellent resource to identify and view paddling opportunities in the state.  There are some convenient maps provided for top paddling destinations throughout Florida. Click this link to follow to the  Florida’s Designated Paddle Trails section of their website where you can locate many of the canoeing and kayaking hotspots in Florida. ►


Browse the paddling areas along Florida’s coastline

Florida Circumnavigational Paddling Trail

Those interested in paddling the saltwater areas of the state which have been designated as segments of the Florida Circumnavigational Paddling Trail can click on this link to access the interactive map provided by Florida Greenways & Trails.  The interactive map provides a convenient manner to access and download helpful maps and information about the associated segments directly.  ► 


Join Florida Paddling Trails Association to get advice and recommendations

Florida Paddling Trails Association Link ImageThe Florida Paddling Trails Association is an important resource for kayakers and canoeists seeking paddling adventures in Florida.  Although the website is not easily navigated as some, a link to their home page is provided here where you will find helpful Florida canoeing and kayaking information.  ►


Set your own paddling pace by locating launch points nearby

Florida Boat Ramp Overview Link

Created initially as a resource to boaters, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has recently developed a listing of, and map to all public boat ramps in Florida.  This guide will greatly benefit those interested in paddle sports activities as well.  Follow this link to our article about this new tool, some helpful information about its navigation and a link to the  site.  ►

Additional pages and resources will be added continually, so be sure to check back as this section develops.  

Those planning a paddling adventure in Florida will also benefit from the experience of other kayaking and canoeing enthusiasts.  Browse some of the books and guides available for Florida with our Amazon links below.  You can turn the carousel  with the directional buttons and click for more information or to shop for deals with Amazon.