Florida is for Paddlers!
Florida leads the way in paddling trails, with the Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail the longest continuous water trail along the coast of a single state. Whether you prefer canoe, kayak, or SUP, our perfect weather for paddling in Florida guarantees year-round fun. Explore our spring-fed rivers and streams, or take a trip through calm saltwater in the Florida Keys, Ten Thousand Islands, and our many bays with signposted blueways. With so many choices, you can find a place to paddle just about anywhere in Florida.
Major Paddling Trails
Notable long distance routes
Blueways are marked paddling trails with signs and blazing to lead you through a series of interconnected waterways. Florida has both freshwater and saltwater blueways.
- Apalachicola River Blueway (107 miles)
- Charlotte County Blueway Trails
- Choctawhatchee River Blueway (64 miles)
- City of North Port Blueways
- Fisheating Creek
- The Great Calusa Blueway
- Gilchrist County Blueway (55 miles)
- Lake County Blueways
- Palm Beach County Blueway Trail
- Paradise Coast Blueway
- Pinellas County Blueway
- Putnam County Blueways
- Sarasota County Blueways (PDF)
Visual recaps of our paddles on Florida’s waterways. We often post these videos soon after our trips, well before we write up the places we’ve paddled, so be sure to subscribe to see the latest!