Apalachicola National Forest
An excellent boat launch for canoes and other watercraft is available at Hickory Landing in the forest. From this landing, you may take the scenic route up to Owl Creek or head to the Apalachicola River- but beware: motor boats are more common here.
Tate's Hell State Forest
Here canoe trails wind through a variety of lowland habitats which include marshes, tidal swamps, hard wood bottomlands and wet savannahs. Several canoe launch sites are available throughout the forest with many located near primitive camp areas.
More than 50 miles of this trail wind through the Apalachicola National Forest. Releases from Jackson Bluff Dam vary the river level. Campsites and fish camps are numerous along the river.
St. George Island State Park
Sandy coves and salt marshes along the bayside of the park make this place popular with canoeists. Kayaking enthusiasts may prefer the Gulf side, which also provides a scenic paddle.
St. James Bay Golf Course
The areas only Audubon Signature Sanctuary golf course, St. James Bay offers an eco-friendly layout, outstanding course condition...