Paddling Adventures - Ichetucknee Springs
Discover the crystal-clear waters of one of Florida’s best rivers for tubing, kayaking, canoeing and stand-up paddle boarding at Ichetucknee Springs State Park. Paddle or tube with family and friends along the sparkling spring-fed Ichetucknee River. Let the gentle current of the bright turquoise river guide you on a relaxing retreat through shaded hammocks and forests of cypress, maple, oak and pine. Get up close to Florida wildlife on the shores and underwater, including turtles, otters, deer, birds of prey, wading birds, manatee and fish. You may even discover remnants of Florida’s phosphate industry, including small surface mines. Fed by nine springs, the Ichetucknee River, declared a National Natural Landmark, lets visitors experience the natural beauty of its blue-green waterways year-round.