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)