3100 County Road 413 Lake Panasoffkee
Beginning at Lake Panasoffkee, paddlers will thread their way on the Withlacoochee River through hardwood swamps and clear spring-fed streams on a 60-mile journey to the Gulf of Mexico. The itinerary also includes time to explore two paddling gems in the region: Gum Slough and the Rainbow River. Paddle Florida is a non-profit corporation that promotes water conservation, wildlife preservation, springs restoration, and waterways protection via fun and educational multi-day paddling trips in Florida’s most spectacular river and coastal environments. Paddle Florida staff takes care of everything but the actual paddling on their trips, which i clude shuttles for people, boats, and camping gear; meals; and evening entertainment and educational programs. They’ll even light the campfire!
Register with Paddle Florida to join the 6-day excursion. To learn more and register for Paddle Florida’s Wild Wonderful Withlacoochee kayaking event click here.