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Sasser Landing to Jennings Bluff & Dead River Sink 2015-06-14

See three sinks, a waterfall, and a distributary in these videos from the WWALS Outing to Turket Creek Waterfall, the Alapahoochee River, the Alapaha River Sink, and the Dead River Sink, June 14, 2015. A WWALS video playlist follows the links to each video below. Continue reading

Exploring the Alapaha River

Julie Bowland explored ahead the Alapaha River where we’ll be boating this Sunday June 14th, from Sasser Landing to Jennings Bluff.

300x300 Near Jennings, FL, in Exploring the Alapaha River, by Julie Bowland, 10 June 2015 This afternoon I explored the Alapaha River just a bit. It is only about 30 miles away, but kind of remote, mysterious and beautiful. Sunday I plan to kayak-the first image is the put in, the others about 3-4 miles downstream at Jennings Bluff. There seems to be plenty of water in it, but it is a twisty dark water river with steep banks, so I’m taking the kayak not canoe.

More pictures by Julie Bowland: Continue reading

Sasser landing to Jennings Bluff, WWALS Outing 2015-06-14

Update 2015-06-10: Expedition leader Chris Mericle writes:

I am pleased to report that the Alapaha River water level has increased since my last report (May 31). The Statenville gauge reports an increase of .9′ The Jennings gauage reports an increase of .8′. There should be plenty of water in the river for this weekend’s outing.

Float down the Alapaha River for a couple of hours, then walk to the Dead River Sink, where it disappears into the Floridan Aquifer. facebook event.

This is a pretty easy outing, but as always Continue reading