Swim in the Itch head spring, during Iche Nippy Dip Day, the annual first-Saturday-in-January-that-is-not-New-Year-Day dip.
Then join us for a leisurely paddle 4 miles downstream in crystal clear waters with the possibility of seeing manatee, several types of gar and bird species. The launching spot has been recently upgraded to accommodate new ADA standards.
When: Gather 9:00AM (swim), launch 11 AM, end 2 PM, Saturday, January 6, 2024
Put In: Ichetucknee Headspring and Ichetucknee North Launch, Ichetucknee S.P. North Entrance, 8294 SW Elim Church Rd, Fort White, FL 32038, Columbia County.
GPS: 29.98292, -82.76053
Take Out: Ichetucknee South Entrance
Free: This outing is free to WWALS members, and $10 (ten dollars) for non-members. There is also a state park $6 per vehicle fee.
You can pay the $10 at the outing, or online:
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Paddle: 4 miles, 3 hours.
Shuttle: , .
Host: Scotti and Sara Jay
Contact: Scotti and Sara Jay
Backup: in case of high or low water is: cancel
More: For more WWALS outings and events as they are posted, see the WWALS outings web page, https://wwals.net/outings/. WWALS members also get an upcoming list in the Tannin Times newsletter.
-jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®