WRWT Access 2015-03-31

Update 2015-05-04: See newer page.

Access points on the WRWT Map 2015-03-31.

The Florida distances are from the Suwannee Wilderness Trail. The 57.5 miles for Kinard Bridge Road on the Little River comes from Brown’s Guide and the distances for the Little River Boat Ramp and the GA 133 Bridge were measured; other Little River distances were interpolated. All other distances are guesses.

Update 2015-04-29: Added Staten Road Bridge access and Withlacoochee access point distances from Canoeing & Kayaking Georgia By Suzanne Welander, Bob Sehlinger, Don Otey.
Update 2015-04-25: Little River distances based at 0.
Update 2015-04-24: better Summary table and footnote format.
See also the page with all points on the WRWT.


Summary Access Table

WRWT
Miles
Access Point Miles
to Next
Paddle
Time
GPS Lat/Long
Little River
57.5 Kinard Bridge Road Access 5.5 2.8 31.2543, -83.507861
52 Red Roberts Landing AccessPicnic Area 3 1.5 31.192222, -83.520333
49 Reed Bingham SP (West) LandingCanoe RentalCampingFoodWaterRestroomsShelterPicnic AreaHandicapped Accessible 0.5 0.2 31.16703, -83.54647
48.5 Reed Bingham SP (East) LandingCanoe RentalCampingFoodWaterRestroomsShelterPicnic AreaHandicapped Accessible 9.5 4.8 31.16253, -83.54123
39 Antioch Road Access 8.6 4.3 31.068398, -83.564453
30.4 Cook County Landing Landing 5.9 3.0 31.038103, -83.493521
24.5 GA 122 Little River Access 4.25 2.1 31.000771, -83.456385
20.25 Lawson Mill Pond Road Access 19.86 9.9 30.972945, -83.442666
0.39 Little River Boat Ramp LandingPicnic Area 0.0 30.851842, -83.346536
Withlacoochee River
98 GA 37 Withlacoochee Berrien Access 13.6 6.8 31.119208, -83.319036
84.4 GA 122 Withlacoochee Access 11.1 5.5 31.013966, -83.299306
73.3 Staten Road Access 0.82 0.4 30.932805, -83.288878
72.48 Franklinville Road Access 4.28 2.1 30.981397, -83.267885
68.2 Langdale Park Boat Ramp LandingShelterPicnic Area 10 5.0 30.88747, -83.32395
58.2 US 84 Access 0.2 0.1 30.793608, -83.451435
58 Old Quitman Road Access 15.3 7.7 30.789785, -83.454586
42.7 Knights Ferry Boat Ramp LandingPicnic Area 6.4 3.2 30.71238, -83.455443
36.3 Nankin Boat Ramp LandingPicnic Area 9.1 4.5 30.675192, -83.394143
27.2 Madison Highway Boat Ramp LandingPicnic Area 5.3 2.6 30.635933, -83.311103
21.9 Sullivan Launch LandingPicnic Area 8.6 4.3 30.595667, -83.26
13.3 Withlacoochee Ramp LandingPicnic Area 1.6 0.8 30.501128, -83.242411
11.7 Madison Blue Springs State Park Launch LandingPicnic Area 2 1.0 30.480792, -83.244315
9.7 Madison Boat Ramp LandingPicnic Area 1.7 0.8 30.465512, -83.223793
8 CR 143 Ramp LandingPicnic Area 8.22 4.1 30.449167, -83.221328
-0.22 Suwannee River State Park LandingCampingWaterRestroomsShelterPicnic Area 0.0 30.3877, -83.1688
* Paddle Time: hours est. for high water at 2 mph (1 mph or slower at low water).
Access Access, Landing Landing, Canoe Rental Canoe Rental, Camping Camping, Food Food, Water Water, Restrooms Restrooms, Shelter Shelter, Picnic Area Picnic Area, Handicapped Accessible Handicapped Accessible

Distances between Access points

0.20 mile from US 84 to Old Quitman Road
0.50 mile from Reed Bingham SP (West) to Reed Bingham SP (East)
0.82 mile from Staten Road to Franklinville Road
1.60 miles from Withlacoochee Ramp to Madison Blue Springs State Park Launch
1.70 miles from Madison Boat Ramp to CR 143 Ramp
2.00 miles from Madison Blue Springs State Park Launch to Madison Boat Ramp
3.00 miles from Red Roberts Landing to Reed Bingham SP (West)
4.25 miles from GA 122 Little River to Lawson Mill Pond Road
4.28 miles from Franklinville Road to Langdale Park Boat Ramp
5.30 miles from Madison Highway Boat Ramp to Sullivan Launch
5.50 miles from Kinard Bridge Road to Red Roberts Landing
5.90 miles from Cook County Landing to GA 122 Little River
6.40 miles from Knights Ferry Boat Ramp to Nankin Boat Ramp
8.22 miles from CR 143 Ramp to Suwannee River State Park
8.60 miles from Antioch Road to Cook County Landing
8.60 miles from Sullivan Launch to Withlacoochee Ramp
9.10 miles from Nankin Boat Ramp to Madison Highway Boat Ramp
9.50 miles from Reed Bingham SP (East) to Antioch Road
10 miles from Langdale Park Boat Ramp to US 84
11.1 miles from GA 122 Withlacoochee to Staten Road
13.6 miles from GA 37 Withlacoochee Berrien to GA 122 Withlacoochee
15.3 miles from Old Quitman Road to Knights Ferry Boat Ramp
19.86 miles from Lawson Mill Pond Road to Little River Boat Ramp

Descriptions

Kinard Bridge Road Access

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 31.2543, -83.507861

ACCESS: Yes

WATER BODY: Little River

ADDRESS: MILE 57.5, I-75 exit 49, west on Central Avenue becomes Kinard Bridge Road, 3 miles to bridge. Cook County

WEBSITE: http://www.brownsguides.com/blog/little-river-of-southern-georgia-paddling-guide/

PHOTOSET: http://mcrobertsmd.smugmug.com/Little-River-Lenox-Georgia/Kinard-Bridge/381183_MTWfCg#!i=15024513&k=TZTMfCg

PHOTO SOURCE: Marcus Roberts

OWNERSHIP: Public

DOWNSTREAM: 5.50 miles from Kinard Bridge Road to Red Roberts Landing


Red Roberts Landing AccessParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 31.192222, -83.520333

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING Picnic Area PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Little River

ADDRESS: MILE 52, At Rountree Bridge on Rountree Bridge Road (CR 251) west of Adel; exit 41 off I-75 Cook County

WEBSITE: http://wwals.com/blog/events-2/?ee=9

PHOTO: http://i2.wp.com/www.wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2014/03/582712d946febc1fea032c85689eb709.jpg?zoom=1.5&fit=848%2C1024

PHOTOSET: http://wwals.com/blog/2014/03/30/pictures-gretchen-quarterman-big-little-river-paddle-event-2014-03-29/

PHOTO SOURCE: Gretchen Quarterman

OWNERSHIP: Public

UPSTREAM: 5.50 miles from Red Roberts Landing to Kinard Bridge Road

DOWNSTREAM: 3.00 miles from Red Roberts Landing to Reed Bingham SP (West)


Reed Bingham SP (West) LandingCanoe RentalCampingFoodWaterRestroomsParkingShelterPicnic AreaHandicapped Accessible

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 31.16703, -83.54647

ACCESS: Yes Parking $ PARKING Shelter SHELTER Picnic Area PICNIC AREA Handicapped Accessible HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE

WATER BODY: Little River

ADDRESS: MILE 49, GA 37 to CR 99 to CR 221 Colquitt County

WEBSITE: http://www.georgiawildlife.com/sites/default/files/uploads/wildlife/maps/ramps/boatramp_locator.html

OWNERSHIP: Public

UPSTREAM: 3.00 miles from Reed Bingham SP (West) to Red Roberts Landing

DOWNSTREAM: 0.50 mile from Reed Bingham SP (West) to Reed Bingham SP (East)


Reed Bingham SP (East) LandingCanoe RentalCampingFoodWaterRestroomsParkingShelterPicnic AreaHandicapped Accessible

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 31.16253, -83.54123

ACCESS: Yes Parking $ PARKING Shelter SHELTER Picnic Area PICNIC AREA Handicapped Accessible HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE

WATER BODY: Little River

ADDRESS: MILE 48.5, GA 37 to CR 99 to CR 221 Cook County

WEBSITE: http://www.georgiawildlife.com/sites/default/files/uploads/wildlife/maps/ramps/boatramp_locator.html

DESCRIPTION: On Reed Bingham State Park Lake

OWNERSHIP: Public

UPSTREAM: 0.50 mile from Reed Bingham SP (East) to Reed Bingham SP (West)

DOWNSTREAM: 9.50 miles from Reed Bingham SP (East) to Antioch Road


Antioch Road AccessParking

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 31.068398, -83.564453

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Little River

ADDRESS: MILE 39, Southwest of Adel, NW side of Antioch Road, NE side of river Cook County

OWNERSHIP: Public

UPSTREAM: 9.50 miles from Antioch Road to Reed Bingham SP (East)

DOWNSTREAM: 8.60 miles from Antioch Road to Cook County Landing


Cook County Landing LandingParking

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 31.038103, -83.493521

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Little River

ADDRESS: MILE 30.4, Between Adel and Barney, east side of GA 37, north side of Little River Cook County

WEBSITE: http://www.georgiawildlife.com/sites/default/files/uploads/wildlife/maps/ramps/boatramp_locator.html

PHOTO: http://www.georgiawildlife.com/sites/default/files/uploads/wildlife/maps/ramps/images/6127.jpg

PHOTOSET: http://www.georgiawildlife.com/sites/default/files/uploads/wildlife/maps/ramps/boatramp_locator.html

PHOTO SOURCE: GA DNR

OWNERSHIP: Public

UPSTREAM: 8.60 miles from Cook County Landing to Antioch Road

DOWNSTREAM: 5.90 miles from Cook County Landing to GA 122 Little River


GA 122 Little River AccessParkingHistoric Attraction

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 31.000771, -83.456385

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING Historic Attraction HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Little River

ADDRESS: MILE 24.5, Between Hahira and Barney, south side of GA 122, east side of river Lowndes County

DESCRIPTION: Sand bank next to state highway bridge

OWNERSHIP: Public

UPSTREAM: 5.90 miles from GA 122 Little River to Cook County Landing

DOWNSTREAM: 4.25 miles from GA 122 Little River to Lawson Mill Pond Road


Lawson Mill Pond Road AccessParking

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 30.972945, -83.442666

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Little River

ADDRESS: MILE 20.25, Between Morven and Hahira, south side of Lawson Pond Road, west side of river Brooks County

DESCRIPTION: Sand bank next to county road bridge.

OWNERSHIP: Public PARCEL 118 0004

UPSTREAM: 4.25 miles from Lawson Mill Pond Road to GA 122 Little River

DOWNSTREAM: 19.86 miles from Lawson Mill Pond Road to Little River Boat Ramp


Little River Boat Ramp LandingParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 30.851842, -83.346536

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING Picnic Area PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Little River

ADDRESS: MILE 0.39, @ GA 133 off I-75 exit 18. Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://vlpra.rec1.net/location/2831

DESCRIPTION: Aka Troupville Landing (GA DNR)

OWNERSHIP: Public VLPRA

UPSTREAM: 19.86 miles from Little River Boat Ramp to Lawson Mill Pond Road


GA 37 Withlacoochee Berrien AccessParking

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 31.119208, -83.319036

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

ADDRESS: MILE 98, Between Adel and Ray City, GA Berrien County

OWNERSHIP: Public

DOWNSTREAM: 13.6 miles from GA 37 Withlacoochee Berrien to GA 122 Withlacoochee


GA 122 Withlacoochee AccessParking

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 31.013966, -83.299306

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

ADDRESS: MILE 84.4, 7 miles east of Hahira, GA Lowndes County

DESCRIPTION: Between Hahira and Lakeland

OWNERSHIP: Public

UPSTREAM: 13.6 miles from GA 122 Withlacoochee to GA 37 Withlacoochee Berrien

DOWNSTREAM: 11.1 miles from GA 122 Withlacoochee to Staten Road


Staten Road AccessParking

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 30.932805, -83.288878

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

ADDRESS: MILE 73.3, 7.1 miles north of Valdosta Lowndes County

DESCRIPTION: Only for the Athletic

OWNERSHIP: Public

UPSTREAM: 11.1 miles from Staten Road to GA 122 Withlacoochee

DOWNSTREAM: 0.82 mile from Staten Road to Franklinville Road


Franklinville Road AccessParkingHistoric Attraction

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 30.981397, -83.267885

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING Historic Attraction HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

ADDRESS: MILE 72.48, Between Hahira and Moody AFB Lowndes County

DESCRIPTION: Riverside bank on dirt road Historic bridge, now closed

OWNERSHIP: Public

UPSTREAM: 0.82 mile from Franklinville Road to Staten Road

DOWNSTREAM: 4.28 miles from Franklinville Road to Langdale Park Boat Ramp


Langdale Park Boat Ramp LandingParkingShelterPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 30.88747, -83.32395

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING Shelter SHELTER Picnic Area PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

ADDRESS: MILE 68.2, 3781 N. Valdosta Rd., Valdosta, GA 31602 Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://vlpra.rec1.net/location/2830

DESCRIPTION: concrete boat ramp on dirt road in 100+ acre park

OWNERSHIP: Public VLPRA

UPSTREAM: 4.28 miles from Langdale Park Boat Ramp to Franklinville Road

DOWNSTREAM: 10 miles from Langdale Park Boat Ramp to US 84


US 84 Access

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 30.793608, -83.451435

ACCESS: Yes

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

ADDRESS: MILE 58.2, Between the twin highway bridges on the Lowndes County side Lowndes County

DESCRIPTION: Problematical access from busy highway right of way

OWNERSHIP: Public

UPSTREAM: 10 miles from US 84 to Langdale Park Boat Ramp

DOWNSTREAM: 0.20 mile from US 84 to Old Quitman Road


Old Quitman Road AccessParkingHistoric Attraction

CATEGORIES: Access

GPS: 30.789785, -83.454586

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING Historic Attraction HISTORIC ATTRACTION

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

ADDRESS: MILE 58, On the Brooks County side (just south of US 84). Paved road, then walk a few hundred feet to Spook Bridge. Brooks County

DESCRIPTION: Not very practical as river access.

OWNERSHIP: Public

UPSTREAM: 0.20 mile from Old Quitman Road to US 84

DOWNSTREAM: 15.3 miles from Old Quitman Road to Knights Ferry Boat Ramp


Knights Ferry Boat Ramp LandingParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 30.71238, -83.455443

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING Picnic Area PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

ADDRESS: MILE 42.7, 6499 Knights Ferry Rd, Valdosta, GA 31601 Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://vlpra.com/location/2828

DESCRIPTION: concrete boat ramp in 1 acre park

OWNERSHIP: Public VLPRA

UPSTREAM: 15.3 miles from Knights Ferry Boat Ramp to Old Quitman Road

DOWNSTREAM: 6.40 miles from Knights Ferry Boat Ramp to Nankin Boat Ramp


Nankin Boat Ramp LandingParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 30.675192, -83.394143

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING Picnic Area PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

ADDRESS: MILE 36.3, 6899 Clyattville-Nankin Rd, Valdosta, GA 31601 Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://vlpra.rec1.net/location/2834

DESCRIPTION: concrete boat ramp in 1 acre park

OWNERSHIP: Public VLPRA

UPSTREAM: 6.40 miles from Nankin Boat Ramp to Knights Ferry Boat Ramp

DOWNSTREAM: 9.10 miles from Nankin Boat Ramp to Madison Highway Boat Ramp


Madison Highway Boat Ramp LandingParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 30.635933, -83.311103

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING Picnic Area PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

ADDRESS: MILE 27.2, Madison Highway at the Florida State Line. Lowndes County

WEBSITE: http://vlpra.rec1.net/location/2833

DESCRIPTION: From Pinetta, Madison County, FL, travel north on CR 145; cross the Withlacoochee River; at the end of the bridge turn left and follow road to ramp in Hamilton County, FL. Also known as GA 31 Ramp or State Line Ramp (GA DNR).

PHOTOSET: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/documentcenter/home/view/31

OWNERSHIP: Public VLPRA

UPSTREAM: 9.10 miles from Madison Highway Boat Ramp to Nankin Boat Ramp

DOWNSTREAM: 5.30 miles from Madison Highway Boat Ramp to Sullivan Launch


Sullivan Launch LandingParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 30.595667, -83.26

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING Picnic Area PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

ADDRESS: MILE 21.9, South of CR150 downstream of river bridge. Madison County

WEBSITE: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/documentcenter/home/view/31

DESCRIPTION: From Pinetta, Madison County, FL, travel east on CR 150; turn right at the bridge and follow road to launch. Also known as CR 150 Bridge Launch. In Twin Rivers State Park.

OWNERSHIP: Public SRWMD

UPSTREAM: 5.30 miles from Sullivan Launch to Madison Highway Boat Ramp

DOWNSTREAM: 8.60 miles from Sullivan Launch to Withlacoochee Ramp


Withlacoochee Ramp LandingParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 30.501128, -83.242411

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING Picnic Area PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

ADDRESS: MILE 13.3, 4658 NW 21st Pl, Jasper, FL 32052 Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/documentcenter/home/view/31

DESCRIPTION: From Jasper, Hamilton County, FL, travel north on US 41 to SR 6; turn left; travel west on SR 6 to CR 143; turn right and travel north to NW 44 Street; turn left; follow road to NW 45 Street; turn right; follow road to NW 22 Avenue; turn left and follow road to NW 21 Place and ramp is on the right.

OWNERSHIP: Public Hamilton County

UPSTREAM: 8.60 miles from Withlacoochee Ramp to Sullivan Launch

DOWNSTREAM: 1.60 miles from Withlacoochee Ramp to Madison Blue Springs State Park Launch


Madison Blue Springs State Park Launch LandingParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 30.480792, -83.244315

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING Picnic Area PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

ADDRESS: MILE 11.7, 8300 FL-6, Lee, FL 32059 Madison County

WEBSITE: https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Madison-Blue-Spring

DESCRIPTION: From Madison, Madison County, FL, travel east on SR 6 to the Withlacoochee River and Madison Blue Springs State Park is on the right.

PHOTO: https://www.floridastateparks.org/sites/default/files/styles/slider_large/public/Division%20of%20Recreation%20and%20Parks/gallery/Madison%20Blue%20Spring_001_Beach%20area.JPG?itok=ygl268_4

PHOTOSET: https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Madison-Blue-Spring

PHOTO SOURCE: SRWMD

OWNERSHIP: Public SRWMD

UPSTREAM: 1.60 miles from Madison Blue Springs State Park Launch to Withlacoochee Ramp

DOWNSTREAM: 2.00 miles from Madison Blue Springs State Park Launch to Madison Boat Ramp


Madison Boat Ramp LandingParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 30.465512, -83.223793

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING Picnic Area PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

ADDRESS: MILE 9.7, 1307 NE River Park Rd, Lee, FL 32059 Madison County

WEBSITE: http://www.dep.state.fl.us/gwt/guide/designated_paddle/withn_guide.pdf

DESCRIPTION: From Madison, Madison County, FL, travel east on SR 6 to Old Blue Springs Road; turn right, travel east to NE Ivy Drive; turn left and travel east to NE Juniper Drive; turn right and follow to NE River Park Road; turn left and travel east; cross over NE Timber River Loop and into county park.

PHOTO SOURCE: Madison County

OWNERSHIP: Public Madison County

UPSTREAM: 2.00 miles from Madison Boat Ramp to Madison Blue Springs State Park Launch

DOWNSTREAM: 1.70 miles from Madison Boat Ramp to CR 143 Ramp


CR 143 Ramp LandingParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 30.449167, -83.221328

ACCESS: Yes Parking Free PARKING Picnic Area PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

ADDRESS: MILE 8, From Jasper, travel north on US 41 to SR 6; turn left; travel south on SW CR 141 to SW CR 143; turn right and follow SW CR 143 to SW 64 Way and follow to ramp. Hamilton County

WEBSITE: http://www.srwmd.state.fl.us/documentcenter/home/view/31

DESCRIPTION: Also known as Allen Landing

OWNERSHIP: Public Hamilton County

UPSTREAM: 1.70 miles from CR 143 Ramp to Madison Boat Ramp

DOWNSTREAM: 8.22 miles from CR 143 Ramp to Suwannee River State Park


Suwannee River State Park LandingCampingWaterRestroomsParkingShelterPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

GPS: 30.3877, -83.1688

ACCESS: Yes Parking $5.00/vehicle PARKING Shelter SHELTER Picnic Area PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Suwannee River

ADDRESS: MILE -0.22, 3631 201st Path, Live Oak, FL 32060 Suwannee County

WEBSITE: https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Suwannee-River

DESCRIPTION: Slightly upstream from confluence of Withlacoochee and Suwannee Rivers

PHOTO: https://www.floridastateparks.org/sites/default/files/styles/slider_large/public/contestsubmissions/2013-12/Suwannee-River_contest_Orville-Allen_Spring-Fed.jpg?itok=l9fUrnfP

PHOTOSET: https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Suwannee-River

PHOTO SOURCE: SRWMD

OWNERSHIP: Public SRWMD

UPSTREAM: 8.22 miles from Suwannee River State Park to CR 143 Ramp



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