Points 2015-04-16

Update 2015-04-26: See newer version.

All the points of any kind on the Alapaha River in the 2015-04-16 map.

Update 2015-04-24: Better footnotes.
Update 2015-04-23: Camping at Jennings Bluff Launch and better format.
Update 2015-04-22: Added footnotes to Descriptions.
Update 2015-04-21: Added icons to Descriptions.
Update 2015-04-18: Fixed some glitches and improved format.
See also the briefer page of just Access points.


Descriptions

1 For low water go to GA 135 Berrien.
2 Under Construction, please check WWALS website for updates.
? Ask for permission, Closed; do not use. Closed; do not use., Under construction Under construction, Restrooms Restrooms, Camping Camping, Picnic area Picnic area, Shelter Shelter, Canoe rental Canoe rental, Food Food, Water Water, Historic attraction Historic attraction

Source

CATEGORIES: Spring

GPS: 32.05733, -83.64005

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 200, 9465 HWY 215, Vienna, GA, Dooly County

WEBSITE: http://www.okraparadisefarms.com/blog/2012/04/a-lap-a-what-by-diane-shearer-weekend-for-rivers-by-georgia-river-network-31-march-2012.html

DESCRIPTION: Source of the Alapaha River

PHOTO: https://www.flickr.com/photos/98706376@N00/7067314181/in/set-72157629791822739

PHOTOSET: http://www.okraparadisefarms.com/blog/2012/04/a-lap-a-what-by-diane-shearer-weekend-for-rivers-by-georgia-river-network-31-march-2012.html

PHOTO SOURCE: Diane Shearer

OWNERSHIP: Private, HOPKINS & COMPANY LLC, PARCEL 100 5


Ben Hill WTP

CATEGORIES: Point Of Interest

GPS: 31.679488, -83.24645

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Turkey Creek

ADDRESS: 201 Ed Ward Rd Fitzgerald, GA 31750

WEBSITE: http://www.yelp.com/biz/ben-hill-county-waste-water-treatment-plant-fitzgerald

DESCRIPTION: Ben Hill County Waste Water Treatment Plant

OWNERSHIP: Public


Turkey Creek

CATEGORIES: Tributary

GPS: 31.652459, -83.247244

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Willacoochee Creek

ADDRESS: West of US 129 at Thrasher Road

OWNERSHIP: Private


Brushy Creek

CATEGORIES: Tributary

GPS: 31.600941, -83.177249

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Willacoochee River

ADDRESS: North of GA 32 west of Evergreen Road

DESCRIPTION: Joins with Willacoochee Creek to form the Willacoochee River

OWNERSHIP: Private


Willacoochee Creek

CATEGORIES: Tributary

GPS: 31.600937, -83.177252

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Willacochee River

ADDRESS: North of GA 32 west of Evergreen Road

DESCRIPTION: Joins with Willacoochee Creek to form the Willacoochee River

OWNERSHIP: Private


Irwinville Gauge

CATEGORIES: River Gauge

GPS: 31.631222, -83.417676

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 157.4, At GA 125/32 near Irwinville, GA, Irwin County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/11/03/alapaha-river-water-levels/#Irwinville

DESCRIPTION: USGS 02315920

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/12/2de537020e73ab86b2687803ae198750.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/12/01/alapaha-river-rainy-season/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Public


GA 125/32 Bridge

CATEGORIES: Bridge

GPS: 31.631222, -83.417676

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 157.44, At GA 125/32 near Irwinville, GA, Irwin County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/11/03/alapaha-river-water-levels/#Irwinville

DESCRIPTION: USGS 02315920

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/12/2de537020e73ab86b2687803ae198750.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/12/01/alapaha-river-rainy-season/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Public


Dr. Bret Wagenhorst

CATEGORIES: Logo Contest Sponsor

GPS: 31.470526, -83.488816

ACCESS: No

ADDRESS: 1803 Old Ocilla Rd Tifton, GA 31794, Tift County

DESCRIPTION: Opthamologist

PHOTO: http://image.vitals.com/profiles/Dr_Bret_Wagenhorst.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.vitals.com/doctors/Dr_Bret_Wagenhorst.html


Garry Gentry

CATEGORIES: Logo Contest Sponsor

GPS: 31.456558, -83.505342

ACCESS: No

ADDRESS: 418 Chestnut Ave, Tifton, GA 31794

WEBSITE: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/garry-gentry/6/a9/351

DESCRIPTION: Financial advisor

PHOTO: https://media.licdn.com/mpr/mpr/shrink_200_200/p/2/000/207/164/21cc3ac.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/garry-gentry/6/a9/351

PHOTO SOURCE: Garry Gentry


US 82

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 31.386279, -83.191609

ACCESS: Yes, Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 125.32, Near 9858 US Highway 82, Alapaha, GA 31622, Berrien County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/09/25/alapaha-river-access-hwy-82-low-water/

DESCRIPTION: Concrete strip boat launch on US highway right of way

PHOTO: http://i1.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/09/75c24c35544a3e5f242fff34e515917c.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/09/25/alapaha-river-access-hwy-82-low-water/

PHOTO SOURCE: Bret Wagenhorst

OWNERSHIP: Public

DOWNSTREAM: 18.82 miles


US 82 Bridge

CATEGORIES: Bridge

GPS: 31.3855, -83.19447

ACCESS: Yes, Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 125.32, US 82 east of Alapaha, GA towards Pearson, Berrien County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/09/25/alapaha-river-access-hwy-82-low-water/

DESCRIPTION: Federal highway bridge

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/09/c0cda9bf8c86c5478fc628d979f2fba7.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/09/25/alapaha-river-access-hwy-82-low-water/

PHOTO SOURCE: Bret Wagenhorst

OWNERSHIP: Public


Alapaha GA Gauge

CATEGORIES: River Gauge

GPS: 31.3855, -83.19447

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 125.32, At GA 82 near Alapaha, GA, Berrien County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/11/03/alapaha-river-water-levels/#Alapaha

DESCRIPTION: USGS 02316000

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/12/2de537020e73ab86b2687803ae198750.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/12/01/alapaha-river-rainy-season/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Public


Gaskins Forest Education Center ?RestroomsPicnic areaShelterHistoric attraction

CATEGORIES: Access Private Ask

GPS: 31.345454, -83.178356

ACCESS: Ask, RESTROOMS: Flush Toilet, Free PARKING, SHELTER, PICNIC AREA, HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 123.07, 3359 Moore Sawmill Rd, Alapaha, GA 31622, Berrien County

WEBSITE: http://www.gaskinsforest.com/contact/

DESCRIPTION: To promote conservation of natural ecosystems, education focused on forest stewardship, and research related to forest ecology and management., Historic buildings.

PHOTO: http://www.gaskinsforest.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/aerial-map.png

PHOTOSET: http://www.gaskinsforest.com/

PHOTO SOURCE: Gaskins Forest Education Center

OWNERSHIP: Private, GASKINS, MURRAY H SR c/o HEATHER M BRASELL, TRUSTEE, PARCEL 066 1 000

UPSTREAM: 2.25 miles

DOWNSTREAM: 16.57 miles


Rowetown Church Cemetery ?Historic attraction

CATEGORIES: Access Private Ask

GPS: 31.33906, -83.149789

ACCESS: Ask, Free PARKING, HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 119.16, 7 miles east of Alapaha, GA via Moore Sawmill Road, on Rowetown Church Road, Berrien County

WEBSITE: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=Rowe&GSiman=1&GScnty=392&CRid=2180592&pt=Rowetown%20Cemetery&

DESCRIPTION: Riverbank access via track from back of Rowetown Cemetery on private land: call for permission before using., Historic cemetery.

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2015/01/e268cf037394ee58f908d412f493a23e.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2015/01/18/alapaha-river-deadfalls-outing-us82-south-wwals-2015-01-17/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Private, Gaskins Timber & Wildlife LLLP, PARCEL 084 4 002

UPSTREAM: 6.16 miles

DOWNSTREAM: 12.66 miles


Willacoochee Confluence

CATEGORIES: Tributary

GPS: 31.351953, -83.09715

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Willacoochee River

ADDRESS: MILE 114.11, South of US 82 between Alapaha, GA and Willacoochee, GA, Berrien, Atkinson County

DESCRIPTION: Willacoochee River flows into the Alapaha River

OWNERSHIP: Private, Georgia Department of Transportation, PARCEL 097 1 1000


GA 135 Atkinson *

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 31.303791, -83.053091

ACCESS: Yes, Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 106.5, GA 135, Atkinson County side, 2.8 miles south of Willacoochee, GA, Atkinson County

DESCRIPTION: For high water., * For low water go to GA 135 Berrien.

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/12/08/alapaha-river-ga-135-berrien-county-south-willacoochee/

PHOTO SOURCE: Bret Wagenhorst

OWNERSHIP: Public

UPSTREAM: 18.82 miles

DOWNSTREAM: 18.26 miles


GA 135 Berrien

CATEGORIES: Bridge

GPS: 31.303024, -83.053357

ACCESS: Yes, Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 106.53, GA 135 south of Willacoochee towards Lakeland, Berrien County

WEBSITE: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/georgia/alapaha-river-ga-135-to-fl-150

DESCRIPTION: State highway right of way

PHOTO: http://i0.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/12/193df8b33c12bf2d99920a27640c06c0.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/12/08/alapaha-river-ga-135-berrien-county-south-willacoochee/

PHOTO SOURCE: Bret Wagenhorst

OWNERSHIP: Public


GA 135 Berrien *

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 31.301521, -83.054924

ACCESS: Yes, Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 106.53, GA 135, Berrien County side, Berrien County

WEBSITE: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/georgia/alapaha-river-ga-135-to-fl-150

DESCRIPTION: For low water., * For high water go to GA 135 Atkinson.

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/12/08/alapaha-river-ga-135-berrien-county-south-willacoochee/

PHOTO SOURCE: Bret Wagenhorst

OWNERSHIP: Public


Georgia and Florida Railway Bridge

CATEGORIES: Railbridge

GPS: 31.291472, -83.045519

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 105.22, Beyond end of Atkinson Co. 208, Atkinson County

WEBSITE: http://railga.com/gafl.html

DESCRIPTION: Railroad bridge, Rail line from Nashville to Willacoochee, formerly owned by the city of Willacoochee, now owned by the Georgia Department of Transportation. http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/8fd5532a0c425c5c8525740f005f36d4/863972f6d4eca32585256fb90056b7f6?OpenDocument&Highlight=0%2CWillacoochee

PHOTO: http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6077/6100036578_ed5806244d_z.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.l-a-k-e.org/blog/2011/09/georgia-and-florida-railway-gfrr-valdosta-to-willacoochee-rehabilitation-625-million-t-splost.html

PHOTO SOURCE: Lowndes County

OWNERSHIP: Private


Riverside Church Historic attraction

CATEGORIES: Access Private No

GPS: 31.240563, -83.047963

ACCESS: No, HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 98.78, 1600 Riverside Road, east of GA 135, about 9 miles south of Willacoochee, GA, Berrien County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/12/08/alapaha-river-access-riverside-church/

DESCRIPTION: Dirt road behind church cemetery

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/12/5a78dd21453ced0e3499d905a0efce56.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/12/08/alapaha-river-access-riverside-church/

PHOTO SOURCE: Bret Wagenhorst

OWNERSHIP: Private, David C. Hendley, Jr, PARCEL 110 37 000


Lake Lewis Picnic areaShelterFoodHistoric attraction

CATEGORIES: Lake

GPS: 31.219292, -83.188915

ACCESS: Yes, Ramp: Concrete boat ramp on paved road, FOOD: Restaurant, $5/vehicle PARKING, SHELTER, PICNIC AREA, HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Lake Lewis

ADDRESS: 310 Lake Lewis Road, Nashville, GA (4 miles east of Nashville off of GA 76)., Berrien County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/05/17/outing-averas-mill-pond-lewis-lake/

DESCRIPTION: Bird rookery in spring, also known as Avera’s Mill Pond., Historic millpond.

PHOTO: http://i0.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/08/63851db1994003fe750ab18ae43a6f86.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/08/31/lewis-lake-pictures-videos-john-s-quarterman-wwals-2014-05-17/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Private, Gail Milligan (life estate), PARCEL 071 16 001


GA 168 (Berrien Beach)

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 31.159076, -83.045554

ACCESS: Yes, Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 88.24, N side of GA 168, west side of Alapaha River; float downstream under the bridge to the sand beaches, Berrien County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/10/20/berrien-beach-ga-168-alapaha-river/

DESCRIPTION: Float downstream under the bridge to the sand beaches of Berrien Beach., The boat ramp is public, but the Berrien side of the river is owned by Langdale Timber Company.

PHOTO: http://i0.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/10/24c9b97326aff36e4f3b49c97a1064ad1.jpg?zoom=1.5&fit=848%2C1024

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/10/20/berrien-beach-ga-168-alapaha-river/

PHOTO SOURCE: Bret Wagenhorst

OWNERSHIP: Public, Langdale Timber Company, PARCEL 114 1 000

UPSTREAM: 18.26 miles

DOWNSTREAM: 16.51 miles


GA 168 Bridge

CATEGORIES: Bridge

GPS: 31.15705, -83.03983

ACCESS: Yes, Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 88.24, GA 168 east of Nashville, GA, Berrien County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/10/20/berrien-beach-ga-168-alapaha-river/

DESCRIPTION: concrete boat launch on state highway right of way

PHOTO: http://wwals.com/blog/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/10/2f406360933e7f70210e06ecbfe0e98e1.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/10/20/berrien-beach-ga-168-alapaha-river/

PHOTO SOURCE: bret Wagenhorst

OWNERSHIP: Public


Lake Irma Picnic areaHistoric attraction

CATEGORIES: Lake

GPS: 31.043767, -83.074719

ACCESS: Yes, Launch: Grassy banks, Free PARKING, PICNIC AREA, HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Lake Irma

ADDRESS: W. North Lakeshore Drive, Lakeland, GA 31635, Lanier County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/lake-irma/

DESCRIPTION: Millpond in the middle of Lakeland, GA, Historic mill pond

PHOTO: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/4e/Lake_Irma%2C_Lakeland_08.JPG/800px-Lake_Irma%2C_Lakeland_08.JPG

PHOTOSET: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lake_Irma, _Lakeland_08.JPG

PHOTO SOURCE: Michael Rivera

OWNERSHIP: Public, ?, PARCEL None


Robert Simpson Nature Trail Picnic area

CATEGORIES: Hiking Trail

GPS: 31.043615, -83.073893

ACCESS: Yes, Free PARKING, PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Mill Creek

ADDRESS: At the Lake Irma dam one block from downtown on N Temple Street., Lanier County

WEBSITE: http://www.lakelandchamber.org/parks-trails.htm

DESCRIPTION: Pine, cypress, grape and smilax vines, on a creek.

PHOTO: http://www.sevenriversrcd.org/images/simpson%20trail.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.sevenriversrcd.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=16&Itemid=

PHOTO SOURCE: Seven Rivers RC&D

OWNERSHIP: Public, City of Lakeland, PARCEL 030 0001


GA 122 Bridge

CATEGORIES: Bridge

GPS: 31.046192, -83.043476

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 71.75, GA 122 east of Lakeland, GA, Lanier County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2013/03/03/alapaha-and-withlacoochee-rivers-ga-122-18-february-2013/

PHOTO: https://i.ytimg.com/vi/DwgriR9ZqKc/mqdefault.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2013/03/03/alapaha-and-withlacoochee-rivers-ga-122-18-february-2013/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Public


Lanier Park Camping

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 31.043011, -83.042564

ACCESS: Yes, CAMPING, Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 71.73, S side of GA 122, west side of Alapaha River, Lanier County

WEBSITE: http://www.lakelandchamber.org/parks-trails.htm

DESCRIPTION: A concrete boat ramp is located on east of Lakeland on GA 37 gives boaters access to the river. The entrance is on the south side of the highway.’

PHOTO: https://i.ytimg.com/vi/DwgriR9ZqKc/mqdefault.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwgriR9ZqKc

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Public, Lanier Parks, Inc. A GA nonprofit corp. with J. Wendell Goodbee as CEO and CFO and Nell P. Roquemore as Secretary. https://cgov.sos.state.ga.us/Account.aspx/ViewEntityData?entityId=882112, PARCEL 030 0038B

UPSTREAM: 16.51 miles

DOWNSTREAM: 13.83 miles


Banks Lake Outdoors Experience RestroomsCanoe rentalFoodWater

CATEGORIES: Outfitter

GPS: 31.036279, -83.095747

ACCESS: No, CANOE, FOOD: Store, WATER, RESTROOMS: Flush Toilet, Free PARKING, FISH BAIT

WATER BODY: Banks Lake

ADDRESS: 307 Georgia 122, Lakeland, GA 31635, Lanier County

WEBSITE: http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/BL_concession%281%29.pdf

DESCRIPTION: Partnership with the Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge and the Lakeland-Lanier Chamber, Rents to public for use on Banks Lake or elsewhere

PHOTO: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/27/Banks_Lake_National_Wildlife_Refuge_Kiosk.jpg/800px-Banks_Lake_National_Wildlife_Refuge_Kiosk.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Banks_Lake_National_Wildlife_Refuge_Kiosk.jpg

PHOTO SOURCE: Michael Rivera

OWNERSHIP: Public, U.S. Dept. of Interior, PARCEL 022 0023


Banks Lake Boat Ramp Canoe rental

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 31.035097, -83.097045

ACCESS: Yes, CANOE, Free PARKING, FISH BAIT

WATER BODY: Banks Lake

ADDRESS: 307 Georgia 122, Lakeland, GA 31635, Lanier County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/banks-lake/

DESCRIPTION: At Banks Lake Outdoors Experience, Rents to public for use on Banks Lake or elsewhere

PHOTO: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/27/Banks_Lake_National_Wildlife_Refuge_Kiosk.jpg/800px-Banks_Lake_National_Wildlife_Refuge_Kiosk.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Banks_Lake_National_Wildlife_Refuge_Kiosk.jpg

PHOTO SOURCE: Michael Rivera

OWNERSHIP: Public, U.S. Dept. of Interior, PARCEL 022 0023


Banks Lake

CATEGORIES: Lake

GPS: 31.026834, -83.100044

ACCESS: , Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Banks Lake

ADDRESS: 2.9 miles west of Lakeland, GA on US 122., Lanier County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/banks-lake/

DESCRIPTION: A mini-Okefenokee., See Banks Lake Outdoors Experience

PHOTO: https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2880/10879252555_ea7e0103a4_b.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://www.flickr.com/photos/85839940@N03/10879252555/in/photolist-hzn1KV-dZk5Cq

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Public, U.S. Dept. of Interior, PARCEL 022 0023


Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge

CATEGORIES: Public Land

GPS: 31.027779, -83.124576

ACCESS: , Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Banks Lake

ADDRESS: 307 Georgia Highway 122 west, Lakeland, GA 31635, Lanier County

WEBSITE: http://www.fws.gov/refuge/banks_lake/

DESCRIPTION: Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge is a stunning ecological, geological and historical treasure just outside of Lakeland, Georgia, See Banks Lake Outdoor Experience

PHOTO: https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2880/10879252555_ea7e0103a4_b.jpghttp://www.fws.gov/uploadedImages/Region_4/NWRS/Zone_3/Okefenokee_Complex/Banks_Lake/Images/Connor%20copy(1).jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.fws.gov/refuge/banks_lake/

PHOTO SOURCE: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

OWNERSHIP: Public, U.S.A., PARCEL Several


Banks Lake Nature Trail RestroomsPicnic areaShelterFoodWaterHistoric attraction

CATEGORIES: Hiking Trail

GPS: 31.034477, -83.09575

ACCESS: Yes, FOOD: Store, WATER, RESTROOMS: Flush Toilet, Free PARKING, SHELTER, PICNIC AREA, FISH BAIT, HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Banks Lake

ADDRESS: 2.9 miles west of Lakeland, GA on US 122, behind Banks Lake Outpost., Lanier County

WEBSITE: http://www.exploresouthernhistory.com/bankslake.html

DESCRIPTION: Trail along edge of Banks Lake., A boardwalk talks visitors from the main entrance area into the lakeside woods and swamps.

PHOTO: http://www.exploresouthernhistory.com/sitebuilder/images/IMG_9593-175×118.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.exploresouthernhistory.com/bankslake.html

PHOTO SOURCE: Banks Lake NWR

OWNERSHIP: Public, U.S. Dept. of Interior, PARCEL 022 0023


Burnt Church Historic attraction

CATEGORIES: Point Of Interest

GPS: 31.024737, -83.04895

ACCESS: Yes, Free PARKING, HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 69.77, Burnt Church Road, Lakeland, GA, Lanier County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2013/02/05/alapaha-river-trip-2009-ending-at-hotchkiss-landing-2/

DESCRIPTION: on Burnt Church Road (GA 135), 3 miles southeast of Lakeland, Lanier County, GA.

PHOTO: https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8075/8447657642_6d3a3e93a4_o.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2013/02/05/alapaha-river-trip-2009-ending-at-hotchkiss-landing-2/

PHOTO SOURCE: Bret Wagenhorst

OWNERSHIP: Public, Lanier Co. Board of Commissioners, PARCEL 031 0038


Moody FSS RestroomsCanoe rental

CATEGORIES: Outfitter

GPS: 30.973045, -83.203413

ACCESS: No, CANOE, RESTROOMS: Flush Toilet, Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Outfitter

ADDRESS: 6251 Davis St, Bldg 583, Moody AFB, GA 31699, Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://www.moodyfss.com/content.asp?pid=13&id=424

DESCRIPTION: Moody Air Force Base Force Support Squadron Outdoor Adventures, Military base outfitter that also rents to the public.

PHOTO: http://www.moodyfss.com/content/areas/c424/misc/kayak.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.moodyfss.com/content.asp?pid=13&id=424

PHOTO SOURCE: Moody AFB

OWNERSHIP: Public


Hotchkiss Landing Closed; do not use.

CATEGORIES: Landing Private Closed

GPS: 30.936447, -83.040714

ACCESS: Closed

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 57.9, At closed end of Old State Road in Lowndes County., Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://www.l-a-k-e.org/blog/2013/02/videos-commission-voted-against-the-people-lcc-2013-02-26.html

DESCRIPTION: Road closed by Lowndes County Commission 26 February 2013.

PHOTO: http://www.l-a-k-e.org/blog/images/6a0120a58214e4970b017ee8b92f9a970d-pi.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.l-a-k-e.org/blog/2013/02/water-trails-for-economic-benefit-bret-wagenhorst.html

PHOTO SOURCE: Bret Wagenhorst

OWNERSHIP: Private, Phillip C. Connell, PARCEL 0259 054A


Hotchkiss Road Historic attraction

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 30.93669, -83.0406

ACCESS: Yes, Free PARKING, HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 57.9, At end of Hotchkiss Road, Lanier County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/08/12/wwals-august-outing-alapaha-river-hotchkiss-crossing-lanier-side-to-84-bridge/

DESCRIPTION: At site of historic bridge., Public county road.

PHOTO: http://i1.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/08/7cf2c65157c8e02676fffd84754efb42.jpg?zoom=1.5&fit=848%2C1024

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/08/31/pictures-wwals-alapaha-river-outing-jsq-2014-08-24/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Public

UPSTREAM: 13.83 miles

DOWNSTREAM: 1.14 miles


Naylor Park Under constructionHistoric attraction*

CATEGORIES: Landing Pending

GPS: 30.92507, -83.03867

ACCESS: Pending, Free PARKING, HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 56.76, US 84, Lowndes County side, north side of road., Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2015/02/11/naylor-park-boat-ramp-aerial-plan-map/

DESCRIPTION: Sand beach and Lowndes County is building a concrete boat ramp with SPLOST funds., * “Under Construction, please check WWALS website for updates., Not open yet: best estimate September 2015. Boat ramp funded as a line item on November 2013 SPLOST ballot. In sight of historic Atlantic and Coast Line Railroad bridge (now CSX).

PHOTO: http://i1.wp.com/www.l-a-k-e.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/2dde0fdce67b8e3950862d86c1c03e2f.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2015/02/11/naylor-park-boat-ramp-aerial-plan-map/

PHOTO SOURCE: Lowndes County

OWNERSHIP: Public

UPSTREAM: 1.14 miles

DOWNSTREAM: 0.13 mile


US 84 Bridge Historic attraction

CATEGORIES: Bridge

GPS: 30.924431, -83.037339

ACCESS: Yes, Free PARKING, HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 56.7, US 84 between Valdosta and Waycross, GA, Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/08/23/alapaha-river-us-84-endpoint-sundays-wwals-outing-24-august-2014/

DESCRIPTION: Federal highway bridge

PHOTO: http://i1.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/08/57d5bd65483984010529e2b360e2c985.jpg?zoom=1.5&fit=848%2C1024

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/08/31/pictures-wwals-alapaha-river-outing-jsq-2014-08-24/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Public


US 84 Historic attraction

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 30.923559, -83.03701

ACCESS: Yes, Free PARKING, HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 56.63, US 84, Lowndes County side, south side of road: turn south onto Lake Alapaha Blvd., cross railroad tracks, turn left, continue to river., Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/08/23/alapaha-river-us-84-endpoint-sundays-wwals-outing-24-august-2014/

DESCRIPTION: Sand beach and steep climb to access road next to railroad. Temporary until Lanier Park opens., Next to historic Atlantic and Coast Line railroad bridge (now CSX).

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/08/073b2f3fc486082dd86d1cbcb6401a3e.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/08/31/pictures-wwals-alapaha-river-outing-jsq-2014-08-24/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Public

UPSTREAM: 0.13 mile

DOWNSTREAM: 11.63 miles


CSX Bridge Historic attraction

CATEGORIES: Railbridge

GPS: 30.924094, -83.036864

ACCESS: Yes, Free PARKING, HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 56.63, US 84, Lowndes County side, south side of road: turn south onto Lake Alapaha Blvd., cross railroad tracks, turn left, continue to river., Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/08/23/alapaha-river-us-84-endpoint-sundays-wwals-outing-24-august-2014/

DESCRIPTION: Railroad bridge, Historic Atlantic and Coast Line railroad bridge (now CSX); this is the line that located Valdosta where it is.

PHOTO: http://wwals.com/blog/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/08/e70481c590c65e56f8c8225a95f81ced-1024×768.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/?attachment_id=3066

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Public


Grand Bay CampingPicnic areaShelterHistoric attraction

CATEGORIES: Lake

GPS: 30.932949, -83.205216

ACCESS: Yes, CAMPING, GORP PARKING, SHELTER, PICNIC AREA, HISTORIC ATTRACTION, HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE

WATER BODY: Grand Bay

ADDRESS: 4661 Knights Academy Road, Valdosta, GA 31605, Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/grand-bay/

DESCRIPTION: Cypress swamp, second largest natural blackwater wetland in the Coastal Plain of Georgia., Educational center; historic logging and restoration

PHOTO: https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3406/4612966402_08a5a714bf_b.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://www.flickr.com/photos/98706376@N00/sets/72157624076194114

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Public, State of Georgia, PARCEL 0182 034


Grand Bay WMA Historic attraction

CATEGORIES: Public Land

GPS: 30.92109, -83.205216

ACCESS: , GORP PARKING, HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Grand Bay

ADDRESS: 4661 Knights Academy Road, Valdosta, GA 31605, Lowndes, Lanier County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/grand-bay/

DESCRIPTION: Grand Bay Wildlife Management Area

PHOTO: http://www.cpresa.org/GrandBay/grand_3.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/grand-bay/

PHOTO SOURCE: Grand Bay WMA

OWNERSHIP: Public, U.S.A., State of Georgia, PARCEL Several


Grand Bay Flatwoods Trail Historic attraction

CATEGORIES: Hiking Trail

GPS: 30.9335, -83.187417

ACCESS: Yes, GORP PARKING, HISTORIC ATTRACTION, HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE

WATER BODY: Grand Bay

ADDRESS: 4661 Knights Academy Road, Valdosta, GA 31605

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/grand-bay/

DESCRIPTION: 3 mile hiking trail through pine flatwoods, Pine flatwoods

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2015/04/a2a3492c133580faf2b1937824d3ae68.jpg?zoom=1.5&fit=848%2C1024

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/grand-bay/

PHOTO SOURCE: Grand Bay WMA

OWNERSHIP: Public


Grand Bay Boardwalk Historic attraction

CATEGORIES: Hiking Trail

GPS: 30.932596, -83.194643

ACCESS: Yes, GORP PARKING, HISTORIC ATTRACTION, HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE

WATER BODY: Grand Bay

ADDRESS: 4661 Knights Academy Road, Valdosta, GA 31605

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/grand-bay/

DESCRIPTION: Boardwalk into cypress swamp with observation tower, Pine flatwoods

PHOTO: https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3399/4614128174_a2fa222688_o.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/grand-bay/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Public


Grand Bay Boatramp 1

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 30.93333, -83.188193

ACCESS: Yes, GORP PARKING

WATER BODY: Grand Bay

ADDRESS: 4661 Knights Academy Road, Valdosta, GA 31605

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/grand-bay/

DESCRIPTION: Access to cypress swamp at check station

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2015/04/a2a3492c133580faf2b1937824d3ae68.jpg?zoom=1.5&fit=848%2C1024

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/grand-bay/

PHOTO SOURCE: Grand Bay WMA

OWNERSHIP: Public


Grand Bay Boatramp 2

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 30.937062, -83.197352

ACCESS: Yes, GORP PARKING

WATER BODY: Grand Bay

ADDRESS: 4661 Knights Academy Road, Valdosta, GA 31605

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/grand-bay/

DESCRIPTION: Access to cypress swamp from hiking trail

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2015/04/a2a3492c133580faf2b1937824d3ae68.jpg?zoom=1.5&fit=848%2C1024

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/grand-bay/

PHOTO SOURCE: Grand Bay WMA

OWNERSHIP: Public


Grand Bay Campsite

CATEGORIES: Camping

GPS: 30.946698, -83.139087

WATER BODY: Grand Bay

ADDRESS: 5079 Lakeland Hwy, Naylor, GA 31641

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/grand-bay/

DESCRIPTION: Camping in pine flatwoods

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2015/04/a2a3492c133580faf2b1937824d3ae68.jpg?zoom=1.5&fit=848%2C1024

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/grand-bay/

PHOTO SOURCE: Grand Bay WMA

OWNERSHIP: Public


Valdosta-Lowndes Development Authority

CATEGORIES: ARWT Sponsor

GPS: 30.863199, -83.29056

ACCESS: No

ADDRESS: Valdosta-Lowndes Development Authority, 103 Roosevelt Dr, Valdosta, GA 31602, Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://buildlowndes.com/

DESCRIPTION: Development authority

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2015/01/a04d3927b439a18912581353f74b51921.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://buildlowndes.com/

PHOTO SOURCE: VLDA


Cow Creek

CATEGORIES: Tributary

GPS: 30.847489, -83.011499

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 47.47, Confluence of Cow Creek with Alapaha River, Echols County

DESCRIPTION: Drains parts of Echols, Lanier, and Clinch Counties

OWNERSHIP: Private, Langdale H Trust B-1, PARCEL 022 002


VSU CORE RestroomsCanoe rental

CATEGORIES: Outfitter

GPS: 30.840277, -83.294364

ACCESS: No, CANOE, RESTROOMS: Flush Toilet, Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Outfitter

ADDRESS: 1300 Sustella Ave., Valdosta, GA 31698, Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://www.valdosta.edu/student/rec-wellness/campus-recreation/core/welcome.php

DESCRIPTION: CORE (Center for Outdoor Recreational Experiences) at Valdosta State University, University outfitter that also rents to the public.

PHOTO: http://www.valdosta.edu/student/rec-wellness/campus-recreation/core/images/12-tarpon.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.valdosta.edu/student/rec-wellness/campus-recreation/core/rental-center/kayaks.php

PHOTO SOURCE: VSU CORE

OWNERSHIP: Public


Valdosta-Lowndes Co. Chamber

CATEGORIES: ARWT Sponsor

GPS: 30.835486, -83.279792

ACCESS: No

ADDRESS: Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce, 416 N Ashley St, Valdosta, GA 31601, Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://valdostachamber.com/

DESCRIPTION: Chamber of Commerce in largest population center

PHOTO: https://fbcdn-profile-a.akamaihd.net/hprofile-ak-frc3/v/t1.0-1/c0.2.160.160/p160x160/45594_207684582688803_999760348_n.jpg?efg=eyJvbGF0IjoyMDB9&oh=708bcdaead33edaa6c498d2826513a3e&oe=551CD93F&__gda__=1427817110_f93e07e52076f0cfaac53aecc48a6296

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/11/18/thank-efforts-behalf-alapaha-river-water-trail-valdosta-lowndes-county-chamber-commerce/

PHOTO SOURCE: VLCoC


Mayday

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 30.82827, -83.017179

ACCESS: Yes

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 45..87, South of Howell Road, east side of the Alapaha River, north of the railroad bridge, Echols County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/mayday/

DESCRIPTION: The land is privately owned, but access is controled by the Echols County Commission.

PHOTO: http://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/valdostadailytimes.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/6/57/657e2cfd-7a08-568b-a32f-36929a10ab25/53e2233455aa1.image.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.valdostadailytimes.com/collection_ee699544-8f66-5d97-a6a0-435da3dbb8f8.html

PHOTO SOURCE: Valdosta Daily Times

OWNERSHIP: Public, LANGDALE H TRUST B-1, PARCEL 022 002

UPSTREAM: 11.63 miles

DOWNSTREAM: 13.64 miles


Mayday Gauge

CATEGORIES: River Gauge

GPS: 30.8282191, -83.0183416

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 45.8, Howell Road, due east of Valdosta, GA., Echols County

WEBSITE: http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/inventory/?site_no=02317000

DESCRIPTION: USGS 02317000, Historic gauge withold data only; not currently active.

OWNERSHIP: Public


Howell Road Bridge

CATEGORIES: Bridge

GPS: 30.828194, -83.018551

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 45.87, Howell Road, due east of Valdosta, GA., Echols County

DESCRIPTION: County road bridge

PHOTO: http://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/valdostadailytimes.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/b/05/b0573ebd-6cd7-5c98-a377-4a1d8d3c541b/541233671be09.image.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.valdostadailytimes.com/news/local_news/article_affe98de-e938-5de0-8e78-d88d0dfcb4c9.html?mode=image&photo=1

PHOTO SOURCE: Valdosta Daily Times

OWNERSHIP: Public


Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge Historic attraction

CATEGORIES: Railbridge

GPS: 30.826895, -83.018449

ACCESS: No, HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 45.78, Just south of Howell Road, due east of Valdosta, Echols County

WEBSITE: http://www.railga.com/gsf.html

DESCRIPTION: Railroad bridge, Now Norfolk Southern, originally Atlantic, Valdosta & Western Railway and Georgia Southern & Florida Railroad. Goes from Valdosta to Fargo and Jacksonville.

PHOTO: http://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/valdostadailytimes.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/b/05/b0573ebd-6cd7-5c98-a377-4a1d8d3c541b/541233671be09.image.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.valdostadailytimes.com/news/local_news/article_affe98de-e938-5de0-8e78-d88d0dfcb4c9.html?mode=image&photo=1

PHOTO SOURCE: Valdosta Daily Times

OWNERSHIP: Public


Valdosta-Lowndes Tourism Authority

CATEGORIES: ARWT Sponsor

GPS: 30.822569, -83.317211

ACCESS: No

ADDRESS: Valdosta-Lowndes County Conference Center and Tourism Authority, 1 Meeting Pl, Valdosta, GA 31601, Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://www.visitvaldosta.org/

DESCRIPTION: Tourism authority

PHOTO: http://custom.cvent.com/6F80D97A817845FAB752BB7A4CBED716/pix/RFP/5FD5B68B959E471081447DC508BEC092/d77a494aaa914922b710552b518b38c6.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.l-a-k-e.org/blog/2014/10/wwals-on-tourism-authority-agenda-vlcccta-2014-10-28.html

PHOTO SOURCE: VLCCCTA


Valdosta Solar Array

CATEGORIES: Point Of Interest

GPS: 30.808675, -83.228811

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Knights Creek

ADDRESS: 1638 New Statenville HwyValdosta, GA 31606, Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://www.valdostacity.com/Index.aspx?page=134

DESCRIPTION: 1.25 megawatt solar array

PHOTO: http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5169/5724944716_ed7824c613.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.l-a-k-e.org/blog/2011/05/putting-power-on-the-grid-at-wiregrass-solar-commissioning.html

PHOTO SOURCE: Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange

OWNERSHIP: Public, City of Valdosta, PARCEL 0188 001


Valdosta MCWTP

CATEGORIES: Point Of Interest

GPS: 30.809808, -83.225957

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Knights Creek

ADDRESS: 1638 New Statenville HwyValdosta, GA 31606, Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://www.valdostacity.com/Index.aspx?page=141

DESCRIPTION: Mud Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant

PHOTO: http://www.valdostacity.com/Modules/ShowImage.aspx?imageid=990

PHOTOSET: http://www.valdostacity.com/Index.aspx?page=270&recordid=1871

PHOTO SOURCE: City of Valdosta

OWNERSHIP: Public, City of Valdosta, PARCEL 0188 001


Dukes Bay Canal

CATEGORIES: Tributary

GPS: 30.802414, -83.256576

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Mud Swamp Creek

ADDRESS: West of Old U.S. 41 South at Lester Road, Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2015/03/22/videos-valdosta-wastewater-meeting-with-slides-2015-03-17/

DESCRIPTION: Confluence of Dukes Bay Canal with Mud Swamp Creek, Dukes Bay Canal is notorious for wastewater overflows, including one in February 2015

PHOTO: http://i0.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2015/03/d247f009be7c1f763ee0d11c0b5e4765.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2015/03/02/valdosta-spilled-into-alapaha-as-well-as-withlacoochee-watersheds-in-february/

PHOTO SOURCE: City of Valdosta

OWNERSHIP: Public, Valdosta-Lowndes County Industrial Authority, PARCEL 0161D 001


Knights Creek

CATEGORIES: Tributary

GPS: 30.801751, -83.224556

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Mud Swamp Creek

ADDRESS: 3309 Hickory Grove Road, Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2015/03/22/videos-valdosta-wastewater-meeting-with-slides-2015-03-17/

DESCRIPTION: Confluence of Knights Creek with Mud Swamp Creek, Knights Creek is notorious for wastewater overflows, including two of the three reported by Valdosta in February 2015.

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2015/03/445ed0164035afdc13d867249757fcdb.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2015/03/02/valdosta-spilled-into-alapaha-as-well-as-withlacoochee-watersheds-in-february/

PHOTO SOURCE: City of Valdosta

OWNERSHIP: Private, Charles Douglas Brown and Rodney Wayne Brown, PARCEL 0188 108A


Wild Adventures

CATEGORIES: Logo Contest Sponsor

GPS: 30.720056, -83.324164

ACCESS: No

ADDRESS: 3766 Old Clyattville Rd, Valdosta, GA 31601, Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://www.wildadventures.com/

DESCRIPTION: Theme park

PHOTO: http://www.wildadventures.com/Portals/0/SM%20frame%202015%20SPs%20monkey%20takeover.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.wildadventures.com/

PHOTO SOURCE: Wild Adventures


Statenville Boat Ramp

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 30.70426, -83.03275

ACCESS: Yes, Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 31.36, GA 94 just west of Statenville, Echols County, GA., Echols County

WEBSITE: http://www.georgiawildlife.com/boating/opportunities

DESCRIPTION: Concrete boat ramp. The only GA-DNR boat ramp on the Alapaha River., Last Alapaha River access in Georgia., Lowest boatable 2 feet, Highest safe 6 feet

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/12/2de537020e73ab86b2687803ae198750.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alapaha_River_boat_ramp, _Statenville.JPG

PHOTO SOURCE: Michael Rivera

OWNERSHIP: Public

UPSTREAM: 13.64 miles

DOWNSTREAM: 10.26 miles


Statenville Gauge

CATEGORIES: River Gauge

GPS: 30.7039, -83.032666

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 31.36, At GA 94 near Statenville, GA, Echols County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/11/03/alapaha-river-water-levels/#Statenville

DESCRIPTION: USGS 02317500

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/12/2de537020e73ab86b2687803ae198750.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/12/01/alapaha-river-rainy-season/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Public


GA 94 Bridge

CATEGORIES: Bridge

GPS: 30.7039, -83.032666

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 31.36, At GA 94 near Statenville, GA, Echols County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2015/01/30/pictures-upstream-alapaha-river-statenville-boat-ramp-2014-01-18/

DESCRIPTION: State highway bridge

PHOTO: http://i0.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2015/01/62c171ced53e2a0c47a02615d811e6fd.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2015/01/30/pictures-upstream-alapaha-river-statenville-boat-ramp-2014-01-18/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Public


Mud Swamp Creek and Grand Bay Creek

CATEGORIES: Tributary

GPS: 30.735532, -83.135354

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapahoochee River

ADDRESS: South of Hickory Grove Road on border of Lowndes and Echols Counties, GA, Lowndes, Echols County

DESCRIPTION: Source of the Alapahoochee River

OWNERSHIP: Private, Langdale Company on west, Corbett family north and east


GA 376 Bridge

CATEGORIES: Bridge

GPS: 30.703699, -83.121437

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapahoochee River

ADDRESS: Between Lake Park and Statenville, Echols County

WEBSITE: https://www.google.com/maps/@30.703734, -83.121391, 3a, 75y, 351.64h, 65.02t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1s4hUFaSjdSkJ6ENiaW19rFg!2e0

DESCRIPTION: State highway bridge

PHOTO: https://www.google.com/maps/@30.703734, -83.121391, 3a, 75y, 351.64h, 65.02t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1s4hUFaSjdSkJ6ENiaW19rFg!2e0

PHOTOSET: https://www.google.com/maps/@30.703734, -83.121391, 3a, 75y, 351.64h, 65.02t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1s4hUFaSjdSkJ6ENiaW19rFg!2e0

PHOTO SOURCE: google maps

OWNERSHIP: Public


Camping World

CATEGORIES: Logo Contest Sponsor

GPS: 30.676591, -83.221005

ACCESS: No

ADDRESS: Camping World of Valdosta, 5244 Jewell Futch Rd, Lake Park, GA 31636, Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://www.campingworldofvaldosta.com/

DESCRIPTION: RV sales and camping equipment

PHOTO: http://images.rvs.com/dealers/settings/01092014camping_world_of_valdosta.png

PHOTOSET: http://www.campingworldofvaldosta.com/

PHOTO SOURCE: Camping World


J. Frank Culpepper Road Bridge

CATEGORIES: Bridge

GPS: 30.673297, -83.104802

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapahoochee River

ADDRESS: Between Statenville and Belleville, Echols County

WEBSITE: https://www.google.com/maps/@30.673308, -83.105043, 3a, 75y, 173.81h, 63.78t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sfZIBZ7Kf2jxqYncNColnIQ!2e0

DESCRIPTION: County road bridge

PHOTO: https://www.google.com/maps/@30.673308, -83.105043, 3a, 75y, 173.81h, 63.78t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sfZIBZ7Kf2jxqYncNColnIQ!2e0

PHOTOSET: https://www.google.com/maps/@30.673308, -83.105043, 3a, 75y, 173.81h, 63.78t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sfZIBZ7Kf2jxqYncNColnIQ!2e0

PHOTO SOURCE: google maps

OWNERSHIP: Public


GA 135 Alapahoochee Bridge

CATEGORIES: Bridge

GPS: 30.628652, -83.088283

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapahoochee River

ADDRESS: Between Jennings and Statenville, Echols County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/09/03/alapahoochee/

DESCRIPTION: State highway bridge, Nice to look at as you float under it.

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/09/a3dfd0e7335d02e76f06ab7721040a4b.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/09/03/alapahoochee/

PHOTO SOURCE: April Huntley

OWNERSHIP: Public


Swilley Road Bridge Historic attraction

CATEGORIES: Bridge

GPS: 30.6161194, -83.0795667

ACCESS: No, HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Alapahoochee River

ADDRESS: From Jennings, FL, take Hamilton Road aka CR 141 northeast, turn right on NW 9th Drive, continue to Alapahoochee River, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2015/01/04/old-bridge-alapahoochee-river/

DESCRIPTION: An old bridge, no longer usable., Nice to look at as you float under it.

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2015/01/9e8e29a10b8697bf506026436d18e3d3.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2015/01/04/old-bridge-alapahoochee-river/

PHOTO SOURCE: Chris Mericle

OWNERSHIP: Public, SHAFFNER WILLIAM BRADLEY, PARCEL 3868-005


Alapahoochee Confluence

CATEGORIES: Tributary

GPS: 30.604041, -83.073279

ACCESS: Yes

WATER BODY: Alapahoochee River

ADDRESS: MILE 21.19, East of Jennings, FL; accessible from Alapahoochee Launch, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://southgakayakfishing.blogspot.com/2011/09/alapahoochee-convergence-at-alapaha.html

DESCRIPTION: Alapahoochee River flows into the Alapaha River, See Alapahoochee Launch

PHOTO: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-2XEXeEnK8MQ/TmJpwTR-q0I/AAAAAAAAAxg/0lDcNGHuCa8/s400/Alapaha+-+Hoochee.JPG

PHOTOSET: http://southgakayakfishing.blogspot.com/2011/09/alapahoochee-convergence-at-alapaha.html

PHOTO SOURCE: South Georgia Kayak Fishing

OWNERSHIP: Public


Sasser Landing

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 30.60071, -83.07326

ACCESS: Yes, Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 21.1, From Jennings, Hamilton County, FL, travel east on CR 150; cross the Alapaha River; turn left onto NW 72 Court and follow to river., Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/alapahoochee-launch/

DESCRIPTION: Concrete boat ramp on dirt road., Also known as Alapahoochee Launch. Just south of confluence with Alapahoochee River.

PHOTO: http://wwals.com/blog/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2015/02/10984259_648562041937196_6324400478789334872_n-big.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/?attachment_id=6521

PHOTO SOURCE: Deanna Mericle

OWNERSHIP: Public, Suwannee River Water Management District, PARCEL 3624-010

UPSTREAM: 10.26 miles

DOWNSTREAM: 3.58 miles


Jennings Gauge

CATEGORIES: River Gauge

GPS: 30.598056, -83.073333

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 21.1, Near left bank on downstream side of bridge on State Highway 150, 150 ft upstream from Southern Railroad bridge, 1, 400 ft downstream from Apalahoochee River, 1.5 mi south of Florida-Georgia State line, 1.6 mi southeast of Jennings, and 20.1 mi upstream from mouth., Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/11/03/alapaha-river-water-levels/#Jennings

DESCRIPTION: USGS 02317620

PHOTO: http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwisweb/local/state/fl/text/Jennings8172007.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?02317620

PHOTO SOURCE: USGS

OWNERSHIP: Public


FL 150 Bridge

CATEGORIES: Bridge

GPS: 30.598056, -83.073333

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 21.1, 1.6 mi southeast of Jennings, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/alapahoochee-launch/

DESCRIPTION: State highway bridge

PHOTO: http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwisweb/local/state/fl/text/Jennings8172007.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?02317620

PHOTO SOURCE: USGS

OWNERSHIP: Public


Southern Railroad Bridge Historic attraction

CATEGORIES: Railbridge

GPS: 30.598056, -83.073333

ACCESS: No, HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 21.1, 1.6 mi southeast of Jennings, FL, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/sites/alapahoochee-launch/

DESCRIPTION: Railroad bridge

PHOTO: http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwisweb/local/state/fl/text/Jennings4152009.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?02317620

PHOTO SOURCE: USGS

OWNERSHIP: Public


Alapahoochee Tract Camping

CATEGORIES: Public Land

GPS: 30.60071, -83.039308

ACCESS: Yes, Ramp: Concrete, CAMPING: Primitive, Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 21, From Jennings, Hamilton County, FL, travel east on CR 150; cross the Alapaha River; turn left onto NW 72 Court and follow to river., Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/index.aspx?nid=235

DESCRIPTION: 1075 Acre Tract of Public land along the east and west banks of the Alapaha from CR 150 north to the FL/GA State Line

PHOTO: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/images/pages/N235/image006.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/index.aspx?nid=235

PHOTO SOURCE: SRWMD

OWNERSHIP: Public, SRWMD, PARCEL 3864-020


Alapahoochee Trail

CATEGORIES: Hiking Trail

GPS: 30.60071, -83.039308

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 21, From Jennings, Hamilton County, FL, travel east on CR 150; cross the Alapaha River; turn left onto NW 72 Court and follow to river.

DESCRIPTION: 1075 Acre Tract of Public land along the east and west banks of the Alapaha from CR 150 north to the FL/GA State Line

OWNERSHIP: Public


Jennings Bluff Launch Camping

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 30.579864, -83.039308

ACCESS: Yes, CAMPING: Primitive, Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 17.52, From Jennings, Hamilton County, FL, travel south on US 41 to NW 25 Lane; turn left; travel east to NW 82 Court and the entrance into the Suwannee River Water Management District’s Jennings Bluff tract; turn left and follow road to canoe launch., Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/DocumentCenter/Home/View/1224

DESCRIPTION: Wooden steps down to river from parking area, Last Alapaha River access before Suwannee River.

PHOTO: http://qpublic6.qpublic.net/cgi-bin/mapserv56?map=/qpub1/maps/fl/hamilton/parcel4.map&mode=map&layers=parcels+roads+aerials+copyright+counties+cities&layer=qparcel_print&parcel=3221-000&mapsize=685%20626&mapext=2429313.3247259%20572749.40545509%202429677.5729287%20573082.28045509

PHOTOSET: http://qpublic6.qpublic.net/cgi-bin/mapserv56?map=/qpub1/maps/fl/hamilton/parcel4.map&mode=map&layers=parcels+roads+aerials+copyright+counties+cities&layer=qparcel_print&parcel=3221-000&mapsize=685%20626&mapext=2429313.3247259%20572749.40545509%202429677.5729287%20573082.28045509

PHOTO SOURCE: Hamilton County Property Appraiser

OWNERSHIP: Public, Suwannee River Water Management District, PARCEL 3221-000

UPSTREAM: 3.58 miles

DOWNSTREAM: 17.92 miles


Alapaha River Sink

CATEGORIES: Sinkhole

GPS: 30.5854, -83.052728

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 18.63, Hamilton co. FL Approx. 1/4 mile upstream of the dead river confluence, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/11/13/alapaha-river-sink/

DESCRIPTION: A siphon on the west bank that takes the entire river at low water levels

PHOTO: http://i1.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/11/733b80ca3e57a7ee110b61cee53d517f.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/11/13/alapaha-river-sink/

PHOTO SOURCE: Chris Mericle

OWNERSHIP: Public, Suwannee River Water Management District, PARCEL 3140-010


Jennings Bluff Spring

CATEGORIES: Spring

GPS: 30.56845, -83.035483

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 18.62, Jennings Bluff Hamilton Co. FL, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/?attachment_id=4380

DESCRIPTION: Spring at the end of a several hundred foot run at the NW end of the Bluff

PHOTO: http://i0.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/11/72acded3acd45e4c8b6ed680854b8ab1.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/?attachment_id=4380

PHOTO SOURCE: Chris Mericle

OWNERSHIP: Public


Dead River Confluence

CATEGORIES: Tributary

GPS: 30.583981, -83.051326

ACCESS: Yes

WATER BODY: Dead River

ADDRESS: MILE 18.49, From US 41, turn east onto NW 25 Ln, turn into Jennings Bluff Tract, park at Jennings Bluff Launch, walk to the confluence of the Dead River, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/10/24/dead-river-sink-alapaha-river-wwals-outing-2pm-26-oct-2014/

DESCRIPTION: Alapaha River flows backwards into Dead River unless water is quite high, Where Alph, the sacred river, ran / Through caverns measureless to man / Down to a sunless sea. —Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1797

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/09/b1b9fa15d12359a70cb2b5ac4ec388a4.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/09/17/alapaha-sink/

PHOTO SOURCE: Chris Mericle

OWNERSHIP: Public, Suwannee River Water Management District, PARCEL 3142-010


Dead River Sink Picnic area

CATEGORIES: Sinkhole

GPS: 30.57912, -83.053276

ACCESS: Yes, Free PARKING, PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Dead River

ADDRESS: From US 41, turn east onto NW 25 Ln, turn into Jennings Bluff Tract, park at Jennings Bluff Launch, walk to Dead River, follow inland, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/10/24/dead-river-sink-alapaha-river-wwals-outing-2pm-26-oct-2014/

DESCRIPTION: Dead River disappears into sinkhole into Floridan Aquifer, With walls and towers were girdled round: / And there were gardens bright with sinuous rills —Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1797

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/09/d08a68fc4f60110fe05edf80b1f0e294.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/09/17/alapaha-sink/

PHOTO SOURCE: Chris Mericle

OWNERSHIP: Public, Suwannee River Water Management District, PARCEL 3225-002


Jennings Bluff Tract Camping

CATEGORIES: Public Land

GPS: 30.567183, -83.038911

ACCESS: Yes, Stairs: wooden steps, CAMPING: Primitive, Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 16, From Jennings, Hamilton County, FL, travel south on US 41 to NW 25 Lane; turn left; travel east to NW 82 Court and the entrance into the Suwannee River Water Management District’s Jennings Bluff tract., Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/index.aspx?NID=178

DESCRIPTION: 500 Acre Tract of Public Land along the west bank of the Alapaha River between mile 16 and 18.5

PHOTO: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/images/pages/N178/avoca_jenningsbluff%20map.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/index.aspx?NID=178

PHOTO SOURCE: SRWMD

OWNERSHIP: Public, SRWMD, PARCEL 3221-000


Jennings Bluff Trail

CATEGORIES: Hiking Trail

GPS: 30.567183, -83.038911

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 16, From Jennings, Hamilton County, FL, travel south on US 41 to NW 25 Lane; turn left; travel east to NW 82 Court and the entrance into the Suwannee River Water Management District’s Jennings Bluff tract.

DESCRIPTION: 500 Acre Tract of Public Land along the west bank of the Alapaha River between mile 16 and 18.5

OWNERSHIP: Public


US 41 Bridge

CATEGORIES: Bridge

GPS: 30.528857, -83.038403

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 11.42, Between Jennings and Jasper, FL, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: https://www.google.com/maps/@30.52884, -83.038442, 3a, 75y, 192.17h, 76.72t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sP0i43dFSBkGpDwISWFqntA!2e0

DESCRIPTION: Federal highway bridge

PHOTO: https://www.google.com/maps/@30.52884, -83.038442, 3a, 75y, 192.17h, 76.72t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sP0i43dFSBkGpDwISWFqntA!2e0

PHOTOSET: https://www.google.com/maps/@30.52884, -83.038442, 3a, 75y, 192.17h, 76.72t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sP0i43dFSBkGpDwISWFqntA!2e0

PHOTO SOURCE: Google maps

OWNERSHIP: Public


Hamilton Co. TDC

CATEGORIES: ARWT Sponsor

GPS: 30.523994, -82.960628

ACCESS: No

ADDRESS: Hamllton County Tourist Development Council, 1153 US Hwy 41 NW Suite 2, Jasper. FL 32052, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://www.hamiltoncountyflorida.com/cd_tdc.aspx

DESCRIPTION: Tourist council

PHOTO: http://i1.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/11/80fb22ad71602831ee97b2ab60c3d43c.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/11/28/tdc-letter-support-alapaha-river-water-trail-hamilton-county-fl/

PHOTO SOURCE: Hamilton Co. TDC


Hamilton Co. Commission

CATEGORIES: ARWT Sponsor

GPS: 30.518962, -82.946048

ACCESS: No

ADDRESS: Hamilton County Board of Commissioners, 207 NE First Street Jasper, FL 32052, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://www.hamiltoncountyflorida.com/cd_commissioners.aspx

DESCRIPTION: County commission

PHOTO: http://www.hamiltoncountyflorida.com/myJSSImages/image/group%202.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.hamiltoncountyflorida.com/cd_commissioners.aspx

PHOTO SOURCE: Hamilton Co. BOCC


Jasper Hardware

CATEGORIES: Logo Contest Sponsor

GPS: 30.516764, -82.948089

ACCESS: No

ADDRESS: 208 Central Ave NW, Jasper, FL 32052

WEBSITE: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jasper-Hardware-Supply-Company-Inc/333393348754?sk=info&tab=overview

DESCRIPTION: Hardware and sporting goods store

PHOTO: https://fbcdn-profile-a.akamaihd.net/hprofile-ak-xfp1/v/t1.0-1/c155.33.410.410/s160x160/297325_10150356258718755_5085102_n.jpg?oh=0849102a3ac65017c9a27763583928c2&oe=5590CCAA&__gda__=1435775046_938d28f0866005d58b0d01f90bed0756

PHOTO SOURCE: Jasper Hardware


Little Alapaha River

CATEGORIES: Tributary

GPS: 30.501392, -83.037963

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 8.43, Confluence with Alapaha River between US 41 and I-75, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://segs.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/SEGS-Guidebook-63-Alapaha-River-Area.pdf

DESCRIPTION: EPA Mywaters mapper shows this confluence, but not clear it ever actually gets there.

OWNERSHIP: Public, SRWMD, PARCEL 2897-000


I-75 Bridge

CATEGORIES: Bridge

GPS: 30.499092, -83.041005

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 8.17, Between Jennings and Jasper, FL, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: https://www.google.com/maps/@30.499083, -83.040839, 3a, 55.1y, 31.67h, 82.81t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1s_xhXVzbD2lMuu516m7PKOA!2e0

DESCRIPTION: Interstate highway bridge

PHOTO: https://www.google.com/maps/@30.499083, -83.040839, 3a, 55.1y, 31.67h, 82.81t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1s_xhXVzbD2lMuu516m7PKOA!2e0

PHOTOSET: https://www.google.com/maps/@30.499083, -83.040839, 3a, 55.1y, 31.67h, 82.81t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1s_xhXVzbD2lMuu516m7PKOA!2e0

PHOTO SOURCE: Google maps

OWNERSHIP: Public


Tyree Tract Camping

CATEGORIES: Public Land

GPS: 30.47223, -83.0897

ACCESS: yes, CAMPING: Primitive, Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 3, From I-75 exit SR6 west to CR751 south to sw 57th St turn left, go to W 65th turn left, dead ends at entrance., Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/index.aspx?nid=236

DESCRIPTION: 213 Acre Tract of Public Land along the West bank of the Alapaha River between mile 3.5 and 4.5.

PHOTO: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/images/pages/N236/image005.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/index.aspx?nid=236

PHOTO SOURCE: SRWMD

OWNERSHIP: Public, SRWMD, PARCEL 3581-000


Tyree Trail

CATEGORIES: Hiking Trail

GPS: 30.47223, -83.0897

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 3, From I-75 exit SR6 west to CR751 south to sw 57th St turn left, go to W 65th turn left, dead ends at entrance.

DESCRIPTION: 213 Acre Tract of Public Land along the West bank of the Alapaha River between mile 3.5 and 4.5.

OWNERSHIP: Public


Tyree campsite Camping

CATEGORIES: Camping

GPS: 30.469895, -83.076942

ACCESS: , CAMPING: Primitive

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 3, From I-75 exit SR6 west to CR751 south to sw 57th St turn left, go to W 65th turn left, dead ends at entrance.

DESCRIPTION: Campsite on the bank of the Alapaha River accessible by boat or hiking trail

OWNERSHIP: Public


Osteen Tract Camping

CATEGORIES: Public Land

GPS: 30.450378, -83.097306

ACCESS: yes, CAMPING: Primitive, Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 1, From I-75 exit SR6 west to CR751 south, entrance just before you cross the Alapaha River on both sides of CR 751, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/index.aspx?nid=236

DESCRIPTION: 203 Acre Tract of Public Land along the west bank of the Alapaha River between mile .5 and 2

PHOTO: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/images/pages/N236/image005.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/index.aspx?nid=236

PHOTO SOURCE: SRWMD

OWNERSHIP: Public, SRWMD, PARCEL 3622-000


Osteen Trail

CATEGORIES: Hiking Trail

GPS: 30.450378, -83.097306

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 1, From I-75 exit SR6 west to CR751 south, entrance just before you cross the Alapaha River on both sides of CR 751

DESCRIPTION: 203 Acre Tract of Public Land along the west bank of the Alapaha River between mile .5 and 2

OWNERSHIP: Public


Osteen campsite Camping

CATEGORIES: Camping

GPS: 30.44702, -83.094161

ACCESS: , CAMPING: Primitive

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 1, From I-75 exit SR6 west to CR751 south, entrance just before you cross the Alapaha River on both sides of CR 751

DESCRIPTION: Campsite on the bank of the Alapaha River accessible by boat or hiking trail

OWNERSHIP: Public


SW Co. Rd. 751 Bridge

CATEGORIES: Bridge

GPS: 30.448653, -83.096873

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: MILE 1.18, Between Jennings and Live Oak, FL, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: https://www.google.com/maps/@30.448545, -83.096853, 3a, 75y, 73.56h, 82.18t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sEDEySJscf4G7U2v2RMWckQ!2e0

DESCRIPTION: County road bridge

PHOTO: https://www.google.com/maps/@30.448545, -83.096853, 3a, 75y, 73.56h, 82.18t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sEDEySJscf4G7U2v2RMWckQ!2e0

PHOTOSET: https://www.google.com/maps/@30.448545, -83.096853, 3a, 75y, 73.56h, 82.18t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sEDEySJscf4G7U2v2RMWckQ!2e0

PHOTO SOURCE: Google maps

OWNERSHIP: Public


Confluence of Alapaha and Suwannee Rivers

CATEGORIES: Tributary

GPS: 30.43672, -83.09655

ACCESS: Yes

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: Put in at Gibson Park and float downstream on the Suwannee River, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://www.hamiltoncountyflorida.com/cd_parksrec.aspx

DESCRIPTION: Confluence of the Alapaha River with the Suwannee River, End of the Alapaha River.

OWNERSHIP: Public


Gibson Park Ramp RestroomsCampingPicnic area

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 30.437858, -83.093319

ACCESS: Yes, CAMPING, RESTROOMS, Free PARKING, PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Suwannee River

ADDRESS: MILE -0.4, 6844 SW CR 751, Jasper, FL 32052. From Jasper, Hamilton County, FL, travel southwest on SW CR 249 to SW CR 751; turn left and boat ramp is on the right in Gibson Park., Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/DocumentCenter/Home/View/1224

DESCRIPTION: Concrete boat ramp on Suwannee River, aka Noble’s Ferry., Boat ramp currently closed for some months 2014-08.

PHOTO: https://public.myfwc.com/LE/BoatRamp/RampMobile/ImageHandler.ashx?FacilityID=HM10001DU&PhotoID=4591

PHOTOSET: https://public.myfwc.com/LE/boatramp/RampMobile/Ramp/Images/HM10001DU

PHOTO SOURCE: Florida Wildlife Commission

OWNERSHIP: Public, Hamilton County, PARCEL 3620-000

UPSTREAM: 17.92 miles


Alapaha River Rise

CATEGORIES: Spring

GPS: 30.438653, -83.089508

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Alapaha River

ADDRESS: Upstream on the Suwannee River from Gibson Park Ramp past CR 249, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/maps/alapaha-water-trail/map-alapaha-river-trail/underground/#Rise

DESCRIPTION: The Alapaha River comes out of a spring., Usually paddle up from Gibson Park

PHOTO: https://www.tfn.net/~springs/Alapaha3.JPG

PHOTOSET: http://www.tfn.net/~springs/AlapahaRise.htm

PHOTO SOURCE: Joe Follman and Richard Buchanan

OWNERSHIP: Private, Edmund G. Herder Jr, PARCEL 3619-070


Alapaha Rise Gauge

CATEGORIES: River Gauge

GPS: 30.439444, -83.089278

ACCESS: No

WATER BODY: Suwannee River

ADDRESS: 15 ft north of southwest 68th Street, 1, 000 ft north of the Suwannee River and 10 mi southwest of Jasper., Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/11/03/alapaha-river-water-levels/#Rise

DESCRIPTION: USGS 02315626

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/11/e14b339c024df3469f215831872cced1.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/11/03/alapaha-river-water-levels/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Private


Hometown Handyman

CATEGORIES: Logo Contest Sponsor

GPS: 30.414567, -83.205434

ACCESS: No

ADDRESS: 7712 SW 32nd Lane, Jasper, FL 32052, Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://www.manta.com/c/mb4cq68/hometown-handyman-llc?ftoggle-frontend-prod-on=abTests.engagement.claim_drivers_f&utm_expid=82789632-35.5hBunVVLRam7e9B6_xvwKA.7&utm_referrer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2Furl%3Fsa%3Dt%26rct%3Dj%26q%3D%26esrc%3Ds%26source%3Dweb%26cd%3D2%26cad%3Drja%26uact%3D8%26ved%3D0CCMQFjAB%26url%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.manta.com%252Fc%252Fmb4cq68%252Fhometown-handyman-llc%26ei%3DByb2VPORKoKENvyOgMgO%26usg%3DAFQjCNHaEMjqPESkuNC24saSwFrsXQmOlQ%26sig2%3DkX1ISHU_BorkZfaYzjxKXA%26bvm%3Dbv.87519884%2Cd.eXY


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