Taking on a remote stretch of the Indian River Lagoon paralleling the wildest part of Canaveral National Seashore, our group of paddlers turns back until only two kayakers are left, fighting the wind to reach our goal.
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Biking, paddling, and even a bit of hiking were in the plans as we explored Florida’s Adventure Coast – Hernando County – for activities we could enjoy during warm weather.
Got kids? If any of them are in fourth grade, they can get a free pass to ALL Federal public lands good for the whole family through the end of August. Here’s how.
Since falling in love, becoming a couple, and marrying, it was time for a real test of our relationship: going upstream with two paddles along Holmes Creek.
John takes a trip back in time with Florida Keys historian Brad Bertelli to discover the layers of history found on Indian Key, once the county seat of Dade County
As most of you know, I met Sandy while preparing for an Appalachian Trail hike. Between our AT adventure and all the hiking for Florida Hikes, I never returned to what I was doing prior to all these miles on foot: I was spending once a week in my kayak, or learning how to paddle […]
On the Florida Bay side of Tavernier, a paddling trip to Toilet Seat Cut will have you laughing your way down the channel, as contributor Tamara Scharf explains.
In the continuing adventures of John and his kayaks: The Aquaterra Chinook was two feet longer than my old kayak, the bottom was much rounder, and it was noticeability narrower. Plus it didn’t have that great big opening for me to get into. In my old “recreational ” kayak the opening was large enough for […]
For more than a year, each weeknight, I would join my friends Lew and Dale for a paddling trip when the weather permitted. We explored many places new to me, seeing manatees, dolphins and birds too numerous to count on every trip. Once, while paddling in the barge canal between the Indian River Lagoon and […]
Silver Springs State Park has a new shuttle service available for kayakers, to help you with the logistics of planning a paddle down the Silver River with your own kayak or canoe.