Convenient to Lake City, Live Oak, and Jasper, not to mention Fargo, Statenville, Lakeland, and Valdosta, it’s a half-day paddle down the iconic Suwannee River in the cool of November.
Shuttle: 30 minutes
Duration: Approx. 9 miles, or 4.5 hours @ 2mph
Where: Cypress Creek Launch (at CR 6) to Cone Bridge Boat Ramp
Local Host: Dennis Price
Responsible Party: Chris Mericle
Put in: Cypress Creek Launch, 30.507667, -82.716833
Directions from Jasper: Take CR 6 East approx. 10 miles turn left onto dirt access road just before bridge.
Directions from Live Oak: Take US 129 to Jasper, then follow Jasper directions.
Directions from Lake City: Take US 441 N about 23 miles, turn left onto NW Bay Creek St., after 2.8 miles cross the river and take the dirt access road on the right.
Directions from Fargo, GA: Take US 441 S 15 miles, turn right onto onto NW Bay Creek St., after 2.8 miles cross the river and take the dirt access road on the right.
From Valdosta, GA: Take GA 94 southeast 18 miles, turn right onto US 129, go 15 miles to Jasper, turn left on CR 6, and follow direcitons from Jasper.
Backup: Okeefenokee Paddle
Stephen Foster State Park Visitors Center to Billies Island
When: 9AM Sunday November 22nd 2015
Directions: From Fargo, GA take US 441 South approx. 1 mile, turn left onto GA 177, follow to visitors center
Other upcoming WWALS outings include:
- 2015-10-24: Sullivan Launch to Blue Spring, Withlacoochee River Outing
- 2015-12-12: Grand Bay Hike
See the WWALS Calendar for more outings as they are posted.