*******Notice: As of 12/14/18 the Ichetucknee River is closed for all activities due to flooding. The Head Spring will remain open for swimming.*******

Let the gentle current of the Ichetucknee River guide you downstream as you surround yourself with the sights and sounds of nature at one of Florida’s premier places for paddling. Paddling Adventures is the only Ichetucknee Springs tube, kayak, canoe and stand up paddleboard rental facility located inside Ichetucknee Springs State Park in Florida. Paddle these crystal-clear waters downstream at your own pace with family and friends.

Paddling Adventures

Two trip experiences are available from the Ichetucknee Springs State Park North Entrance.

Book Your Paddling Adventure!

Note: Online Reservations available for both trips and are recommended if you are coming on the weekend.

Paddle Ichetucknee
3.5 mile Experience (2 hours)
Beginning near the head spring, discover the splendor of nature paddling the Ichetucknee River. Transportation provided at Take-Out Point by bus or van back to North Entrance. Weekends are busy at the North Entrance and parking is limited from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. There are plenty of boats available, but you’ll want to arrive early for parking.

Extended Rivers Paddle
9 mile Experience (4-6 hours)
Designed for the experienced kayaker, enjoy an extended trip along the Ichetucknee and Santa Fe Rivers. Paddle 9 miles to the William Guy Lemmon Park (U.S. Highway 129 bridge). Offered seasonally. Includes return transportation to the park’s North Entrance.

Hours of Operation

Open daily from 9 am to 1:30 pm (last pick up at 4 pm).

Rental Rates

Single Kayak………………………$20.00
Tandem Kayak………………….…$35.00
Canoe…………………………………$35.00
Stand Up Paddle Board……….$30.00
Tube…..……………………………..$5 to $20
Prices do not include sales tax.

Transportation is available for your private boat and passengers: $7.50 per person and $7.50 per boat. Prices do not include tax.

Rental price includes transportation back to the North Entrance parking lot, paddles and life jacket for canoe, kayak, SUP rentals only.

Enjoy fresh food from our grill, and browse for river supplies, souvenirs
and gifts at the General Store, located at the South Entrance. (Food available seasonally)

Save time: Complete the Paddling Adventures 2018 Waiver prior to your visit to Ichetucknee Springs and bring it with you.

For Additional Information:

Info@ichetuckneesprings.com or 386-497-1113

Book Your Paddling Adventure!

Note: Online Reservations available for both trips and are recommended if you are coming on the weekend.

North Entrance: 8294 Southwest Elim Church Road, Fort White, FL 32038