Ft Macomb to Ivey Memorial Park, Suwannee River, 2017-06-10

A medium length summer paddle on the Middle Suwannee River: Fort Macomb Ramp to Ivey Memorial Park June 10, 2017, past springs, shoals, and Branford. This one will probably take about 5 hours paddling, or 6 hours including shuttle. With lunch, swim stops, and bon-bons, of course.

Bring the usual personal flotation device, boat paddles, food, drinking water, warm clothes, and first aid kit.

When: 9AM Saturday 10 June 2017

Put In: Ft. Macomb Ramp, river mile 86.6
From Mayo, travel east on US 27 to CR 410; turn left on CR 410; follow to boat ramp.

GPS: 30.0097911,-83.0168023

Take Out: Ivey Memorial Park Ramp, river mile 76.0
Boat ramp is located in Branford on the south side of US 27 at the Bridge in Ivey Memorial Park.

Event: facebook, meetup

River mile 86.6 to 76.0
This map detail and all landing directions are from the Suwannee River Wilderness Trail map of Boat Ramps & Canoe Launches.

Duration: 4 hours

Free: This outing is Free! And we recommend you support the work of WWALS by becoming a WWALS member today!

Shuttle Distance: 7.6 miles one way

Shuttle duration: 12 minutes one way

Paddle Distance: 10.6 miles

Paddle Duration: 5 hours

Gage: Branford, FL, which on April 4, 2017 was at 10.38 feet, with flood at 25 feet and empty at about 8 feet.

USGS Gage 02320500
USGS Gage 02320500

Host and Contact: Phil Hubbard

Backup: in case of high or low water there’s another WWALS outing the same month; stay tuned for details Sullivan Launch to Madison Blue Spring on the Withlacoochee River, June 24, 2017.

For more outings and events as they are posted, see the WWALS calendar.

 -jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®

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