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 paddling season in Florida guarantees year-round fun.
Drag, zoom, and click on this interactive Florida map to discover paddling locations. Icons showing hiking, biking, or state parks are locations where paddling is available as an additional activity.
FIND MORE: Florida’s Designated Paddling Trails
Where to Paddle
An alphabetic list of destinations where you can go paddling in Florida, including lakes, rivers, streams, and coastal blueways.
Destinations that have canoes or kayaks for rental use, so you can paddle on the spot.
Destinations with launches but no canoe or kayak rentals. Bring your own to paddle these!
Access by Water
Destinations with takeouts so you can stop and explore and take a break. Some are simply stops along a paddling route. Some can only be reached by paddling to them. Check the Launches tab for where you can start or end a journey.
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, some of which are part of the Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail (1,515 miles).
Apalachicola River Blueway
Charlotte County Blueway Trails
Choctawhatchee River Blueway (64 miles)
City of North Port Blueways
The Great Calusa Blueway
Gilchrist County Blueway
Lake County Blueways
Palm Beach County Blueway Trail
Paradise Coast Blueway
Pinellas County Blueway
Putnam County Blueways
Sarasota County Blueways (PDF)
BLUEWAY access points and segments we’ve paddled
Major Paddling Trails
Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail (1,515 miles)