Suwannee River, North Florida

Explore the rich biodiversity and friendly communities of the Old South

The dreamy waterscape of the Suwannee River. Photo by Dave Freeman

The dreamy waterscape of the Suwannee River. Photo by Dave Freeman

Flowing 170 miles across the Florida Panhandle, the Suwannee captures the rich biodiversity and friendly communities of the Old South. Otherworldly cypress trees, crystalline springs, and world-class birdwatching and sport fishing are highlights of a downriver float. Meanwhile, towns along the Suwannee have embraced the water trail. Road-accessible towns and parks (known as "hubs") and backcountry campsites are staggered along the river, affording ample opportunity to resupply and various trip lengths.

OUTFITTER: Suwannee Canoe Outpost, suwanneeoutpost.com

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