WLRWT Access

Access points on the WLRWT map

Last update: 2021-08-09

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Summary Access Table

WLRWT
Miles
Access Point Ramp Launch Amenities Miles
to Next
Paddle
Time
Latitude, Longitude Low High Gauge†
Little River
59.24 Kinard Bridge Landing
Cook Co., GA
Launch 6.19 3.1 31.2543, -83.507861 266.5 feet (-0.6′) 271 feet (3.9′) Tifton
53.05 Red Roberts Landing
@ Rountree Bridge Road, Cook Co., GA
Launch Parking Picnic Area 3.64 1.8 31.192222, -83.520333 266.5 feet (-0.6′) 271 feet (3.9′) Tifton
49.41 Reed Bingham State Park West Boat Ramp
Colquitt Co., GA
Ramp Camping Canoe Rental Food Water Restrooms Parking Shelter Picnic Area Handicapped Accessible Historic Attraction 0.33 0.2 31.16703, -83.54647
49.08 Reed Bingham State Park East Boat Ramp
Cook Co., GA
Ramp Camping Canoe Rental Food Water Restrooms Parking Shelter Picnic Area Handicapped Accessible Historic Attraction 0.51 0.3 31.16253, -83.54123
48.57 Adel-Moultrie Landing
@ GA 37, Colquitt Co., GA
Launch Parking 10.4 5.2 31.155313, -83.545061 175.3 feet (2.2′) 181 feet (7.9′) Adel
38.17 Antioch Road Landing
Cook Co., GA
Launch Parking 6.85 3.4 31.0682, -83.56425 175.3 feet (2.2′) 181 feet (7.9′) Adel
31.32 Cook County Boat Ramp
@ GA 76, Cook Co., GA
Ramp Parking 6.02 3.0 31.040042, -83.493085 137 feet (4.2′) 144 feet (11.2′) Hahira
25.3 Folsom Bridge Landing
@ GA 122, Lowndes Co., GA
Launch Parking Historic Attraction 24.94 12.5 31.000771, -83.456385 137 feet (4.2′) 144 feet (11.2′) Hahira
0.36 Troupville Boat Ramp
@ GA 133, Lowndes Co., GA
Ramp Parking Picnic Area Handicapped Accessible Historic Attraction 11.07 5.5 30.851842, -83.346536 137 feet (4.2′) 144 feet (11.2′) Hahira
Withlacoochee River
97.63 Youngs Mill Creek Landing
@ GA 37, Cook Co., GA
Launch Parking 12.95 6.5 31.120974, -83.323322 122.6 feet (2.3′) 131 feet (10.7′) Skipper Bridge
84.68 Hagan Bridge Landing
@ GA 122, Lowndes Co., GA
Launch Parking 4.9 2.5 31.013966, -83.299306 122.6 feet (2.3′) 131 feet (10.7′) Skipper Bridge
79.78 Franklinville Landing
@ Franklinville Road, Lowndes Co., GA
Launch Parking Historic Attraction 10.97 5.5 30.981249, -83.268027 122.6 feet (2.3′) 131 feet (10.7′) Skipper Bridge
68.81 Langdale Park Boat Ramp
Lowndes Co., GA
Ramp Parking Shelter Picnic Area 3.14 1.6 30.88747, -83.32395 113.8 feet (3.5′) 123 feet (12.7′) Valdosta
65.67 Sugar Creek Landing
@ Gornto Road, Lowndes Co., GA
Launch Parking 13.91 7.0 30.85857, -83.3206 113.8 feet (3.5′) 123 feet (12.7′) Valdosta
51.76 US 84 Landing
Lowndes Co., GA
Launch 8.51 4.3 30.793608, -83.451435 85.5 feet (2.0′) 94 feet (10.5′) Quitman
43.25 Knights Ferry Boat Ramp
Lowndes Co., GA
Ramp Parking Picnic Area 6.58 3.3 30.71205, -83.45554 85.5 feet (2.0′) 94 feet (10.5′) Quitman
36.67 Nankin Boat Ramp
Lowndes Co., GA
Ramp Parking Picnic Area 8.88 4.4 30.675192, -83.394143 85.25 feet (1.8′) 99 feet (15.5′) Quitman
27.79 State Line Boat Ramp
@ GA 31, Lowndes Co., GA
Ramp Parking Picnic Area 5.34 2.7 30.637844, -83.311149 85.25 feet (1.8′) 99 feet (15.5′) Quitman
22.45 Sullivan Launch
@ CR 150, Madison Co., FL
Launch Parking Picnic Area 8.81 4.4 30.595667, -83.26 52.5 feet (6.0′) 61.5 feet (15.0′) Pinetta
13.64 Florida Campsites Ramp
@ NW 47th St, Hamilton Co., FL
Ramp Parking Picnic Area 1.67 0.8 30.501128, -83.242411 52.5 feet (6.0′) 61.5 feet (15.0′) Pinetta
11.97 Madison Blue Spring State Park Launch
@ FL-6, Madison Co., FL
Stairs Parking Picnic Area 1.99 1.0 30.480792, -83.244315 40.1 feet (0.1′) 50 feet (10.0′) Madison
9.98 Madison Boat Ramp
@ NE River Park Rd, Madison Co., FL
Ramp Parking Picnic Area 1.73 0.9 30.465512, -83.223793 40.1 feet (0.1′) 50 feet (10.0′) Madison
8.25 Allen Ramp
@ SW 64th Way, Hamilton Co., FL
Ramp Parking Picnic Area 8.45 4.2 30.449167, -83.221328 40.1 feet (0.1′) 50 feet (10.0′) Madison
Suwannee River
127.7 Suwannee River State Park Ramp
Suwannee Co., FL
Launch Camping Water Restrooms Parking Shelter Picnic Area Handicapped Accessible 3.3 1.6 30.3877, -83.1688 Ellaville
124.4 Anderson Spring Launch
Suwannee Co., FL
Launch 0.0 30.352967, -83.18937 Ellaville
* Paddle Time: hours est. for high water at 2 mph (1 mph or slower at low water).
† Advisory estimates for feet above sea level (NAVD88) on the indicated Gauge of:
   Low: lowest boatable without a lot of dragging; at or slightly above NWS Low Stage
   High: highest safe; at or slightly below NWS Action Stage
1 10, 000 gallons of raw sewage spilled 2020-08-17
2 contract for operation and maintenance by Lowndes County Utilties.
3 https://wwals.net/pictures/2021-07-08–sewage-spills-valdosta-starke
4 https://wwals.net/pictures/2021-07-08–sewage-spills-valdosta-starke

Distances between Access points

0.33 mile from Reed Bingham State Park West Boat Ramp to Reed Bingham State Park East Boat Ramp
0.51 mile from Reed Bingham State Park East Boat Ramp to Adel-Moultrie Landing
1.67 miles from Florida Campsites Ramp to Madison Blue Spring State Park Launch
1.73 miles from Madison Boat Ramp to Allen Ramp
1.99 miles from Madison Blue Spring State Park Launch to Madison Boat Ramp
3.14 miles from Langdale Park Boat Ramp to Sugar Creek Landing
3.30 miles from Suwannee River State Park Ramp to Anderson Spring Launch
3.64 miles from Red Roberts Landing to Reed Bingham State Park West Boat Ramp
4.90 miles from Hagan Bridge Landing to Franklinville Landing
5.34 miles from State Line Boat Ramp to Sullivan Launch
6.02 miles from Cook County Boat Ramp to Folsom Bridge Landing
6.19 miles from Kinard Bridge Landing to Red Roberts Landing
6.58 miles from Knights Ferry Boat Ramp to Nankin Boat Ramp
6.85 miles from Antioch Road Landing to Cook County Boat Ramp
8.45 miles from Allen Ramp to Suwannee River State Park Ramp
8.51 miles from US 84 Landing to Knights Ferry Boat Ramp
8.81 miles from Sullivan Launch to Florida Campsites Ramp
8.88 miles from Nankin Boat Ramp to State Line Boat Ramp
10.4 miles from Adel-Moultrie Landing to Antioch Road Landing
10.97 miles from Franklinville Landing to Langdale Park Boat Ramp
11.07 miles from Troupville Boat Ramp to US 84 Landing
12.95 miles from Youngs Mill Creek Landing to Hagan Bridge Landing
13.91 miles from Sugar Creek Landing to US 84 Landing
24.94 miles from Folsom Bridge Landing to Troupville Boat Ramp

Descriptions

Kinard Bridge Landing Launch

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 31.2543, -83.507861

OWNERSHIP: Public

ACCESS: Yes, Launch: county road right of way

WATER BODY: Little River

Lowest boatable: 266.5′

Highest safe: 271′

GAUGE: Tifton

MILE: 59.24

ADDRESS: 2640 Kinard Bridge Rd, Lenox, GA 31637. North side of the road, left bank, east side of the river. From I-75 take exit 49, go west on Central Avenue, which becomes Kinard Bridge Road; it is three miles to the bridge. Cook County.

DESCRIPTION: This rough roadside access is the most upstream put-in on Little River in the Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail. Downstream you may see Gum Creek, coming down almost sixty miles past Omega, or Warrior Creek coming down 73 miles past Sylvester. You might even spot Flat Ford. Mostly you will see cypress, tupelo, and pines, probably turtles, fish, and birds.

WEBSITE: https://wwals.net/pictures/2021-05-21–water-trail-signs-planted/

DOWNSTREAM: 6.19 miles from Kinard Bridge Landing to Red Roberts Landing

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/pictures/2021-05-21–water-trail-signs-planted/Kinard-Bridge-Road-Sign-East.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/pictures/2021-05-21–water-trail-signs-planted/

PHOTO SOURCE: Bobby McKenzie

PHONE NUMBER: (850) 290-2350

Suggestions: https://forms.gle/DipPgU2TP5atc2Rf9


Red Roberts Landing @ Rountree Bridge Road LaunchParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 31.192222, -83.520333

OWNERSHIP: Public

ACCESS: Yes, Launch: dirt road to riverside, PARKING: Free, PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Little River

Lowest boatable: 266.5′

Highest safe: 271′

GAUGE: Tifton

MILE: 53.05

ADDRESS: 4727 Rountree Bridge Rd., Adel, GA 31620. River left at Rountree Bridge south of Rountree Bridge Road (CR 251) west of Adel; exit 41 off I-75. Cook County.

DESCRIPTION: The dirt entry road to this sloping riverside access has plenty of parking and woods trails. Put in here at the top of Reed Bingham State Park and paddle under cypress, tupelo, and pines on the winding blackwater Little River past three overlooks to the park Lake, where you will probably see alligators. Start point of the annual WWALS and FORB (Friends of Reed Bingham) BIG Little River Paddle Race.

WEBSITE: https://wwals.net/events-2/?ee=9

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://wwals.net/2019/05/01/winners-big-little-river-paddle-race-2019-04-27/

UPSTREAM: 6.19 miles from Red Roberts Landing to Kinard Bridge Landing

DOWNSTREAM: 3.64 miles from Red Roberts Landing to Reed Bingham State Park West Boat Ramp

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2015/05/9cd96f2addb1790f56bed88dffc8e65a.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/2015/05/18/winners-of-3rd-annual-big-little-river-paddle-race-2015-05-16/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (229) 242-0102

PHOTO2: https://www.wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Red-Roberts-Landing-Sign-0001.jpg

Photoset2: https://www.wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Red-Roberts-Landing-Sign-0001.html

PHOTO2 SOURCE: WWALS

Suggestions: https://forms.gle/DipPgU2TP5atc2Rf9


Reed Bingham State Park West Boat Ramp RampCampingCanoe RentalFoodWaterRestroomsParkingShelterPicnic AreaHandicapped AccessibleHistoric Attraction

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 31.16703, -83.54647

OWNERSHIP: Public

ACCESS: Yes, Ramp: Concrete, CANOE, CAMPING, FOOD: Snack Machine, WATER, Flush Toilet, PARKING: Park entrance fee, SHELTER, PICNIC AREA, HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE

WATER BODY: Little River

MILE: 49.41

ADDRESS: 542 Reed Bingham Rd, Adel, GA 31620. Take I-75 Exit 39, turn west on GA 37, right on Evergreen Church Road (CR 99), left on Reed Bingham SP Road (CR 221). Colquitt County.

DESCRIPTION: Paddle out on the 375-acre Reed Bingham State Park Lake to sightsee, fish for bass, crappie, catfish and bream, or camp on Pioneer Camping Island. Slightly downstream is the only dam on the Little River. The park rents boats and campsites. “”Nesting bald eagles are often seen in winter. American alligators are often seen sunning along the lake’s edge. During winter, thousands of black vultures and turkey vultures, roost in the trees and soar overhead.”

HISTORIC FACTS: Finish line for the annual WWALS and FORB (Friends of Reed Bingham State Park) BIG Little River Paddle Race.

AKA: Reed Bingham State Park (West) Boat Ramp

WEBSITE: https://georgiawildlife.com/locations/fishing

UPSTREAM: 3.64 miles from Reed Bingham State Park West Boat Ramp to Red Roberts Landing

DOWNSTREAM: 0.33 mile from Reed Bingham State Park West Boat Ramp to Reed Bingham State Park East Boat Ramp

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/pictures/gretchen/2019-04-27–wwals-blrpr/10-bib24-nikki-york.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/pictures/gretchen/2019-04-27–wwals-blrpr/

PHOTO SOURCE: Gretchen Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (850) 290-2350

PHOTO2: https://www.wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Reed-Bingham-SP-West-Sign-0001.jpg

Photoset2: https://www.wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Reed-Bingham-SP-West-Sign-0001.html

PHOTO2 SOURCE: WWALS

Suggestions: https://forms.gle/DipPgU2TP5atc2Rf9


Reed Bingham State Park East Boat Ramp RampCampingCanoe RentalFoodWaterRestroomsParkingShelterPicnic AreaHandicapped AccessibleHistoric Attraction

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 31.16253, -83.54123

OWNERSHIP: Public

ACCESS: Yes, Ramp: Concrete, CANOE, CAMPING, FOOD: Snack Machine, WATER, Flush Toilet, PARKING: Park entrance fee, SHELTER, PICNIC AREA, HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE

WATER BODY: Little River

MILE: 49.08

ADDRESS: 542 Reed Bingham Rd, Adel, GA 31620. Take I-75 Exit 39, turn west on GA 37, right on Evergreen Church Road (CR 99), left on Reed Bingham SP Road (CR 221). Cook County.

DESCRIPTION: Paddle out on the 375-acre Reed Bingham State Park Lake for sightseeing or fish for bass, crappie, catfish and bream. Slightly downstream is the only dam on the Little River. The park rents boats and campsites. “”Nesting bald eagles are often seen in winter. American alligators are often seen sunning along the lake’s edge. During winter, thousands of black vultures and turkey vultures, roost in the trees and soar overhead.”

HISTORIC FACTS: Site of the Cook County Centennial in June 2019.

AKA: Reed Bingham State Park (East) Boat Ramp

WEBSITE: https://georgiawildlife.com/locations/fishing

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=456792108483221&id=293673894795044

UPSTREAM: 0.33 mile from Reed Bingham State Park East Boat Ramp to Reed Bingham State Park West Boat Ramp

DOWNSTREAM: 0.51 mile from Reed Bingham State Park East Boat Ramp to Adel-Moultrie Landing

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/pictures/2019-06-22–reed-bingham-cook-county-centennial-forb/20190622_135502.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/pictures/2019-06-22–reed-bingham-cook-county-centennial-forb

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (229) 242-0102

PHOTO2: https://www.wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Reed-Bingham-SP-East-Sign-0001.jpg

Photoset2: https://www.wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Reed-Bingham-SP-East-Sign-0001.html

PHOTO2 SOURCE: WWALS

Suggestions: https://forms.gle/DipPgU2TP5atc2Rf9


Adel-Moultrie Landing @ GA 37 LaunchParking

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 31.155313, -83.545061

OWNERSHIP: Public

ACCESS: Yes, Launch: dirt road to riverside, PARKING: Free

WATER BODY: Little River

Lowest boatable: 175.3′

Highest safe: 181′

GAUGE: Adel

MILE: 48.57

ADDRESS: 2 GA 37, Adel, GA 31620, Colquitt County.

DESCRIPTION: Easy access on the west (right bank, Colquitt County) side of Little River, south of GA 37, east of Moultrie towards Adel. This is the most upstream you can start a continuous paddle down the Little River (48.57 miles), then the Withlacoochee (another 62.47 miles), and Suwannee Rivers (127.79 miles), for about 239 river miles to the Gulf of Mexico. This is also one of the most remote and unspoiled stretches of river in the Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail. Sand beaches abound for lunch or even overnight camping. In the new year expect yellow jessamine earliest, then wild native azaleas (Rhododendron canescens) blooming in their white to yellow or pink glory. In spring see red maple and white Grancy Greybeard and dogwood trees. In summer you may see the halberdleaf five-large-petaled swamp rose-mallow (Hibiscus laevis); each bloom only lasts one day. In the fall, expect swamp sunflower (Helianthus Angustifolius). Year-round, see loblolly pines, live oaks, water oaks, cypress, river birch, willow, and Spanish moss.

WEBSITE: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Adel-Moultrie-Landing-Sign-0001.html

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://wwals.net/2018/04/10/canoeing-from-the-little-to-the-chee-by-burt-kornegay-2018-03-24/

UPSTREAM: 0.51 mile from Adel-Moultrie Landing to Reed Bingham State Park East Boat Ramp

DOWNSTREAM: 10.4 miles from Adel-Moultrie Landing to Antioch Road Landing

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/pictures/2021-05-21–water-trail-signs-planted/Adel-Moultrie-sign.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/pictures/2021-05-21–water-trail-signs-planted/

PHOTO SOURCE: Bobby McKenzie

PHONE NUMBER: (850) 290-2350

PHOTO2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Adel-Moultrie-Landing-Sign-0001.jpg

Photoset2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Adel-Moultrie-Landing-Sign-0001.html

PHOTO2 SOURCE: WWALS

Photo2 Phone Number: 850-290-2350

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Antioch Road Landing LaunchParking

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 31.0682, -83.56425

OWNERSHIP: Public

ACCESS: Yes, Launch: river bank down rough county road right of way. PARKING: Free

WATER BODY: Little River

Lowest boatable: 175.3′

Highest safe: 181′

GAUGE: Adel

MILE: 38.17

ADDRESS: Southwest of Adel, SE side of Antioch Road, NE side of Little River, left bank, under the power line. Cook County.

DESCRIPTION: Year-round, see loblolly pines, live oaks, water oaks, cypress, river birch, willow, and Spanish moss. Sand beaches abound for lunch or even overnight camping. In the new year expect yellow jessamine earliest, then wild native azaleas (Rhododendron canescens), white to yellow or pink glory. In spring see red maple and white Grancy Greybeard and dogwood trees. In summer you may see the halberdleaf five-large-petaled swamp rose-mallow (Hibiscus laevis); each bloom only lasts one day. In the fall, expect swamp sunflower (Helianthus Angustifolius).

WEBSITE: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Antioch-Road-Landing-Sign-0001.html

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://wwals.net/2018/04/10/canoeing-from-the-little-to-the-chee-by-burt-kornegay-2018-03-24/

UPSTREAM: 10.4 miles from Antioch Road Landing to Adel-Moultrie Landing

DOWNSTREAM: 6.85 miles from Antioch Road Landing to Cook County Boat Ramp

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/pictures/2021-05-21–water-trail-signs-planted/Antioch-Road-Cook-County-IMG_3408.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/pictures/2021-05-21–water-trail-signs-planted/

PHOTO SOURCE: Bobby McKenzie

PHONE NUMBER: (850) 290-2350

PHOTO2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Antioch-Road-Landing-Sign-0001.jpg

Photoset2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Antioch-Road-Landing-Sign-0001.html

PHOTO2 SOURCE: WWALS

Photo2 Phone Number: 850-290-2350

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Cook County Boat Ramp @ GA 76 RampParking

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 31.040042, -83.493085

OWNERSHIP: Public

ACCESS: Yes, Ramp: dirt and gravel access road to concrete ramp, PARKING: Free

WATER BODY: Little River

Lowest boatable: 137

Highest safe: 144

GAUGE: Hahira

MILE: 31.32

ADDRESS: 966 Quitman Highway (GA 76), Adel, GA 31620, Cook County.

DESCRIPTION: Left bank, southeast of the road. Upstream of this GA-DNR boat ramp, Stone Bridge is the star of the Little River. Downstream is a nice paddle with many fish in deep holes of the shallow river, after some popular picnic sandbars. Cook County Boat Ramp is loacted between Adel and Barney, southeast side of GA 76, northeast side (left bank) of the Little River.

AKA: Cook County Landing (GDOT)

WEBSITE: https://www.georgiaoutdoormap.com/

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://www.theswimguide.org/beach/9697

UPSTREAM: 6.85 miles from Cook County Boat Ramp to Antioch Road Landing

DOWNSTREAM: 6.02 miles from Cook County Boat Ramp to Folsom Bridge Landing

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-05-16–stone-bridge-paddle/20200516_100818.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-05-16–stone-bridge-paddle/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (229) 242-0102

PHOTO2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Cook-County-Boat-Ramp-Sign-0001.jpg

Photoset2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Cook-County-Boat-Ramp-Sign-0001.html

PHOTO2 SOURCE: WWALS

Photo2 Phone Number: 850-290-235

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Folsom Bridge Landing @ GA 122 LaunchParkingHistoric Attraction

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 31.000771, -83.456385

OWNERSHIP: Public

ACCESS: Yes, Launch: dirt road to riverside, PARKING: Free

WATER BODY: Little River

Lowest boatable: 137

Highest safe: 144

GAUGE: Hahira

MILE: 25.30

ADDRESS: 8630 GA Hwy 122 W, Hahira, GA 31632. Lowndes County.

DESCRIPTION: Left bank. This sand riverbank begins by far the longest stretch of the WLRWT, and one of the wildest, with plenty of swamps and oxbows to get lost in cypress, pines, tupelo, red maples, and river birch. Between Hahira and Barney, north side of GA 122 turn onto Wells Road, immediate left to the east side of river, Usually lots of mussels. Fish jump in the spring, and bed in pools in this idyllic blackwater south Georgia River. For those from elsewhere: fish make beds for laying their eggs. The beds appear as round and slightly concave areas cleared in the sand, about a foot in diameter.

AKA: GA 122 Little River Access.

WEBSITE: https://wwals.net/2016/09/26/little-river-scouting-2016-07-10/

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://www.theswimguide.org/beach/9698

UPSTREAM: 6.02 miles from Folsom Bridge Landing to Cook County Boat Ramp

DOWNSTREAM: 24.94 miles from Folsom Bridge Landing to Troupville Boat Ramp

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/pictures/2021-05-21–water-trail-signs-planted/Folsom-Bridge.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/pictures/2021-05-21–water-trail-signs-planted/

PHOTO SOURCE: Bobby McKenzie

PHONE NUMBER: (850) 290-2350

PHOTO2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Folsom-Bridge-Landing-Sign-0001.jpg

Photoset2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Folsom-Bridge-Landing-Sign-0001.html

PHOTO2 SOURCE: WWALS

Photo2 Phone Number: 850-290-2350

Suggestions: https://forms.gle/DipPgU2TP5atc2Rf9


Troupville Boat Ramp @ GA 133 RampParkingPicnic AreaHandicapped AccessibleHistoric Attraction

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 30.851842, -83.346536

OWNERSHIP: Public, VLPRA

ACCESS: Yes, Ramp: Concrete on dirt access road, PARKING: Free, PICNIC AREA, HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE

WATER BODY: Little River

Lowest boatable: 137

Highest safe: 144

GAUGE: Hahira

MILE: 0.36

ADDRESS: 19664 Valdosta Hwy, Valdosta, GA 31602: on GA 133 off I-75 exit 18. Lowndes County.

DESCRIPTION: This GA-DNR boat ramp on the left bank of the Little River in 178-acre local park, just west of the most populous city in the Suwannee River Basin, is the last access to the Little River and often the first access to the Withlacoochee River, which is only a couple thousand feet downstream. It’s about 11 river miles downstream past the Little River Confluence and the clean treated water outfall of the Valdosta Withlacoochee Wastewater Treatment Plant to US 84 Landing, which is the roughest takeout on the WLRWT. Troupville Boat Ramp is also a good takeout after 6.72 Withlacoochee River miles downstream from Langdale Park Boat Ramp. Remember to turn right at the Little River Confluence to paddle those last couple thousand feet upstream. Directions: from Valdosta, go west on St. Augustine Road west across I-75. From I-75, take exit 18, go west, and when you see a sign and traffic light for Val Tech Road, turn left instead, and that takes you down to the boat ramp. This is a Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) boat ramp operated by Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks and Recreation Authority, in a 49.36-acre park. Local elected officials are raising funds to buy the 74 acres from there down to the Little River Confluence, to make a combined 123-acre park and to build the Troupville River Camp proposed by WWALS, here at the center of the Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail. https://wwals.net/2019/11/05/troupville-river-camp-center-of-little-and-withlacoochee-river-water-trail-2019-10-31/

HISTORIC FACTS: Start of Paddle Georgia 2019. Troupville was the former county seat of Lowndes County, Georgia, here between the blackwater Little and Withlacoochee Rivers. In 1860 the entire town picked up and moved four miles east to the path of the first railroad, and renamed itself Valdosta.

AKA: Little River Boat Ramp (old VLPRA name), Troupville Landing (after the name of the old Lowndes County seat), Troupeville Landing (GDOT), the prison boat ramp (after the state prison across the road).

WEBSITE: http://vlpra.com/231/Troupville-Boat-Ramp

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://wwals.net/pictures/2019-06-15–troupville-confluence-spook-bridge/ https://www.theswimguide.org/beach/9699

UPSTREAM: 24.94 miles from Troupville Boat Ramp to Folsom Bridge Landing

DOWNSTREAM: 11.07 miles from Troupville Boat Ramp to US 84 Landing

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/pictures/2019-06-15–troupville-confluence-spook-bridge/20190615_075154.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/pictures/2019-06-15–troupville-confluence-spook-bridge/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (229) 242-0102

PHOTO2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Troupville-Boat-Ramp-Sign-0001.jpg

Photoset2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Troupville-Boat-Ramp-Sign-0001.html

PHOTO2 SOURCE: WWALS

Photo2 Phone Number: 850-290-2350

Suggestions: https://forms.gle/DipPgU2TP5atc2Rf9


Youngs Mill Creek Landing @ GA 37 LaunchParking

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 31.120974, -83.323322

OWNERSHIP: Public

ACCESS: Yes, Launch: paved asphalt access road to sand riverbank, PARKING: Free

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

Lowest boatable: 122.6′

Highest safe: 131′

GAUGE: Skipper Bridge

MILE: 97.63

ADDRESS: Right bank, 13766 Highway 37, Adel, GA 31620, Cook County.

DESCRIPTION: East of Adel towards Ray City, GA, a paved access ramp leads almost to the riverside. Expect to get lost in the swamps at least once, and to have to portage over deadfalls. So be prepared to camp at least one night, while owls sing you to sleep and crows wake you up in the morning. In the new year expect yellow jessamine earliest, then wild native azaleas (Rhododendron canescens) blooming in their white to yellow or pink glory. In spring see red maple and white Grancy Greybeard and dogwood trees. In summer you may see the halberdleaf five-large-petaled swamp rose-mallow (Hibiscus laevis). Year-round, see loblolly pines, live oaks, water oaks, cypress, river birch, willow, and Spanish moss.

AKA: Youngs MIll Landing.

WEBSITE: https://wwals.net/pictures/2018-02-18–ga-37-withlacoochee/#YMCL

DOWNSTREAM: 12.95 miles from Youngs Mill Creek Landing to Hagan Bridge Landing

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/pictures/2018-02-18–ga-37-withlacoochee/20180218_075754.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/pictures/2018-02-18–ga-37-withlacoochee/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (229) 242-0102

PHOTO2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Youngs-Mill-Creek-Landing-Sign-0001.jpg

Photoset2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Youngs-Mill-Creek-Landing-Sign-0001.html

PHOTO2 SOURCE: WWALS

Photo2 Phone Number: 850-290-2350

Suggestions: https://forms.gle/DipPgU2TP5atc2Rf9


Hagan Bridge Landing @ GA 122 LaunchParking

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 31.013966, -83.299306

OWNERSHIP: Public

ACCESS: Yes, Launch: dirt access road to sand riverbank, PARKING: Free

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

Lowest boatable: 122.6′

Highest safe: 131′

GAUGE: Skipper Bridge

MILE: 84.68

ADDRESS: 5110 GA Hwy 122 E, Hahira, GA 31632, Lowndes County.

DESCRIPTION: This short stretch can take longer than you expect, if you take the Franklinville Roundabout more than once, or if you get lost in the woods, or if there are many deadfalls. In the new year expect blooming yellow jessamine, then wild native azaleas (Rhododendron canescens). In spring see red maple and white Grancy Greybeard and dogwood trees. Year-round, see resurrection fern, palmettos, pines, live and water oaks, cypress, tiver Bitch, willows and Spanish moss. Upstream: long, twisty, deadfalls, no takeouts for 13 miles. 5 miles east of Hahira, GA. Between Hahira and Lakeland.

AKA: GA 122 Withlacoochee Access.

WEBSITE: https://wwals.net/pictures/2018-02-11–hagan-bridge-franklinville/#Hagan-Bridge

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://www.theswimguide.org/beachmanager/beaches/view?id=10197

UPSTREAM: 12.95 miles from Hagan Bridge Landing to Youngs Mill Creek Landing

DOWNSTREAM: 4.90 miles from Hagan Bridge Landing to Franklinville Landing

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/pictures/2018-02-11–hagan-bridge-franklinville/20180211_100603.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/pictures/2018-02-11–hagan-bridge-franklinville/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (229) 242-0102

PHOTO2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Hagan-Bridge-Landing-Sign-0001.jpg

Photoset2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Hagan-Bridge-Landing-Sign-0001.html

PHOTO2 SOURCE: WWALS

Photo2 Phone Number: 850-290-2350

Suggestions: https://forms.gle/DipPgU2TP5atc2Rf9


Franklinville Landing @ Franklinville Road LaunchParkingHistoric Attraction

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 30.981249, -83.268027

OWNERSHIP: Public

ACCESS: Yes, Launch: Riverside bank on dirt road, PARKING: Free

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

Lowest boatable: 122.6′

Highest safe: 131′

GAUGE: Skipper Bridge

MILE: 79.78

ADDRESS: 6560 Franklinville Road, Hahira, GA 31632. Lowndes County.

DESCRIPTION: This short stretch can take longer than you expect, if you take the Franklinville Roundabout more than once, or if you get lost in the woods, or if there are many deadfalls. In the new year expect blooming yellow jessamine, then wild native azaleas (Rhododendron canescens). In spring see red maple and white Grancy Greybeard and dogwood trees. Year-round, see resurrection fern, palmettos, pines, live and water oaks, cypress, tiver Bitch, willows and Spanish moss. Upstream: long, twisty, deadfalls, no takeouts for 13 miles. Between Hahira and Moody AFB on Franklinville Road. Must enter from the west from Skipper Bridge Road.

HISTORIC FACTS: Tyler Bridge closed about in the 1990s per request of local landowners, so Franklinville Road now acts as a barrier to northward sprawl of subdivision development.

WEBSITE: https://wwals.net/pictures/2018-02-11–hagan-bridge-franklinville/

UPSTREAM: 4.90 miles from Franklinville Landing to Hagan Bridge Landing

DOWNSTREAM: 10.97 miles from Franklinville Landing to Langdale Park Boat Ramp

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/pictures/2018-02-11–hagan-bridge-franklinville/20180211_132521.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/pictures/2018-02-11–hagan-bridge-franklinville/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (229) 242-0102

PHOTO2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Franklinville-Landing-Sign-0001.jpg

Photoset2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Franklinville-Landing-Sign-0001.html

PHOTO2 SOURCE: WWALS

Photo2 Phone Number: 850-290-2350

Suggestions: https://forms.gle/DipPgU2TP5atc2Rf9


Langdale Park Boat Ramp RampParkingShelterPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 30.88747, -83.32395

OWNERSHIP: Public, VLPRA

ACCESS: Yes, Ramp: Concrete at end of long dirt access road, PARKING: Free, SHELTER: For rent by VLPRA, PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

Lowest boatable: 113.8′

Highest safe: 123′

GAUGE: Valdosta

MILE: 68.81

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

DESCRIPTION: Left bank. Except for the highways, a railroad, and downstream trash heaps on logjams, mostly you wouldn’t know you’re paddling next to the most populous city in the Suwannee River Basin, starting at this Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Rec. (VLPRA) Park. Earliest, expect yellow jessamine, then wild native azaleas (Rhododendron canescens). In spring, see red maple and white Grancy Greybeard and dogwood. Year-round, see loblolly pines, live oaks, water oaks, cypress, river birch, willow, and Spanish moss.

WEBSITE: http://vlpra.com/217/Langdale-Park

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://www.theswimguide.org/beach/9934

UPSTREAM: 10.97 miles from Langdale Park Boat Ramp to Franklinville Landing

DOWNSTREAM: 3.14 miles from Langdale Park Boat Ramp to Sugar Creek Landing

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2017/11/601cc8cde870315dc238ff6d8dd009da.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/2017/11/24/langdale-park-open-2017-11-01/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (229) 242-0102

PHOTO2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Langdale-Park-Boat-Ramp-Sign-0001.jpg

Photoset2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/

PHOTO2 SOURCE: WWALS

Photo2 Phone Number: 850-290-2350

Suggestions: https://forms.gle/DipPgU2TP5atc2Rf9


Sugar Creek Landing @ Gornto Road LaunchParking

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 30.85857, -83.3206

OWNERSHIP: Public, Lowndes County

ACCESS: Yes, Launch: long walk through floodplain to riverbank. PARKING: YMCA parking lot.

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

Lowest boatable: 113.8′

Highest safe: 123′

GAUGE: Valdosta

MILE: 65.67

ADDRESS: 2410 Gornto Rd., Valdosta, GA 31602, Lowndes County.

DESCRIPTION: Sliver of public land just left of Valdosta sewage pump station.

AKA: Gornto Road Landing.

WEBSITE: https://wwals.net/2018/01/29/gornto-road-valdosta-access-to-withlacoochee-river-2018-01-24/

UPSTREAM: 3.14 miles from Sugar Creek Landing to Langdale Park Boat Ramp

DOWNSTREAM: 13.91 miles from Sugar Creek Landing to US 84 Landing

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2018/01/3ae32268ea80c1ef013bb208e2daa277.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/2018/01/29/gornto-road-valdosta-access-to-withlacoochee-river-2018-01-24/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (229) 242-0102

Suggestions: https://forms.gle/DipPgU2TP5atc2Rf9


US 84 Landing Launch

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 30.793608, -83.451435

OWNERSHIP: Public

ACCESS: Yes, Launch: wooded riverbank reached from between twin state highway bridges.

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

Lowest boatable: 85.5′

Highest safe: 94′

GAUGE: Quitman

MILE: 51.76

ADDRESS: 5092 US 84 W, Valdosta, GA 31601, Lowndes County.

DESCRIPTION: Between the twin highway bridges on the Lowndes County side, scramble down and stay to the right for this problematical access to the subtropical blackwater Withlacoochee River. No ramp, no launch, plenty of catbriars, blackberry thorns, skeeters, and chiggers; ticks, too, if you’re lucky. Park in the median between the two bridges. Better: shuttle your vehicle on down to the takeout.

AKA: Quitman Landing.

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://www.theswimguide.org/beach/9589

UPSTREAM: 13.91 miles from US 84 Landing to Sugar Creek Landing

DOWNSTREAM: 8.51 miles from US 84 Landing to Knights Ferry Boat Ramp

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2015/08/db3ecb1f3bcd2a77fe0bd5f186544f5e.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/2015/08/21/withlacoochee-river-at-us-84/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (229) 242-0102

PHOTO2: https://wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2015/08/fdb8d58502f0f717b3a7c6aff38bdb0d.jpg

Photoset2: https://wwals.net/2015/08/21/withlacoochee-river-at-us-84/

PHOTO2 SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

Photo2 Phone Number: 229-242-0102

Suggestions: https://forms.gle/DipPgU2TP5atc2Rf9


Knights Ferry Boat Ramp RampParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 30.71205, -83.45554

OWNERSHIP: Public, VLPRA

ACCESS: Yes, Ramp: Concrete in a 2-acre park at the end of a dirt county road. PARKING: Free, PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

Lowest boatable: 85.5′

Highest safe: 94′

GAUGE: Quitman

MILE: 43.25

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

DESCRIPTION: At the end of a dirt road in the woods, this bucolic boat ramp is a great place to put in for a 6.65-mile paddle downstream on the subtropical blackwater Withlacoochee River, past cypress knees, tupelo trees, and wild azaleas in the spring. Alligators are not often seen here, but turtles are common. You might see a great blue heron. Paddle time will vary from about 3.5 hours if the water level is good, to dragging the boat if it’s too low (2.0′ or 85.5′ NAVD88), to very fast if it’s high (highest safe 10.5′ or 94′ NAVD88), or on the Quitman USGS gauge at US 84. If the parking lot is flooded, come back another day.

WEBSITE: http://vlpra.com/230/Knights-Ferry-Boat-Ramp

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://www.theswimguide.org/beach/9586

UPSTREAM: 8.51 miles from Knights Ferry Boat Ramp to US 84 Landing

DOWNSTREAM: 6.58 miles from Knights Ferry Boat Ramp to Nankin Boat Ramp

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/pictures/2019-06-16–paddle-ga-day-2/20190616_104932.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/pictures/2019-06-16–paddle-ga-day-2/20190616_104932.html

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (229) 242-0102

PHOTO2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Knights-Ferry-Boat-Ramp-Sign-0001.jpg

Photoset2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Knights-Ferry-Boat-Ramp-Sign-0001.html

PHOTO2 SOURCE: WWALS

Photo2 Phone Number: 850-290-2350

Suggestions: https://forms.gle/DipPgU2TP5atc2Rf9


Nankin Boat Ramp RampParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 30.675192, -83.394143

OWNERSHIP: Public, VLPRA

ACCESS: Yes, Ramp: Concrete in 1-acre park with asphalt on first steep slope down from the main road. PARKING: Free, PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

Lowest boatable: 85.25′

Highest safe: 99′

GAUGE: Quitman

MILE: 36.67

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

DESCRIPTION: Good put-in for an 8.9-mile paddle downstream past springs and rapids to the GA-FL state line on the subtropical blackwater Withlacoochee River. Don’t miss McIntyre Spring, on the right, about halfway down. It’s one of only six second-magnitude springs in Georgia, and another is farther along: Arnold Springs. You may see an otter; you will very likely see turtles and many fish. In the summer you may see the swamp rosemallow that blooms only one day per bloom in June. In the spring you will see red maple and wild azalea. Buzzards will follow you, but don’t worry: the alligators are more scared of you. Paddle times will vary from nope when the parking lot is flooded, very fast (4 miles per hour) if the water is near the highest safe on the Quitman (US 84) gauge, or dragging the boat if it’s below the low water recommendation.

AKA: Clyattville-Nankin Boat Ramp.

WEBSITE: http://vlpra.com/232/Nankin-Boat-Ramp

OTHER REFERENCE: https://wwals.net/2021/08/08/four-miles-an-hour-nankin-to-sullivan-withlacoochee-river-2021-08-07/

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://www.theswimguide.org/beach/9587

UPSTREAM: 6.58 miles from Nankin Boat Ramp to Knights Ferry Boat Ramp

DOWNSTREAM: 8.88 miles from Nankin Boat Ramp to State Line Boat Ramp

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/pictures/2019-06-16–paddle-ga-day-2/20190616_110937.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/pictures/2019-06-16–paddle-ga-day-2/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (229) 242-0102

PHOTO2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Nankin-Boat-Ramp-Sign-0001.jpg

Photoset2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/Nankin-Boat-Ramp-Sign-0001.html

PHOTO2 SOURCE: WWALS

Photo2 Phone Number: 850-290-2350

Suggestions: https://forms.gle/DipPgU2TP5atc2Rf9


State Line Boat Ramp @ GA 31 RampParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 30.637844, -83.311149

OWNERSHIP: Public, VLPRA

ACCESS: Yes, Ramp: Concrete on paved entrance driveway. PARKING: Free, PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

Lowest boatable: 85.25′

Highest safe: 99′

GAUGE: Quitman

MILE: 27.79

ADDRESS: 6461 Madison Hwy, Valdosta, GA 31601 near the Georgia-Florida State Line. Lowndes County.

DESCRIPTION: Down this GA-DNR boat ramp, just past those old bridge posts and around that bend, is the state line, on the blackwater Withlacoochee River. Site of the annual autumn WWALS Boomerang paddle race, from Georgia into Florida and back again. There’s almost always enough water, more than 1.8′ or 85.25′ NAVD88 on the Quitman (US 84) gauge. Best to avoid above 10.5′ or 94′ NAVD88. 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. From Georgia, take I-75 south to Exit 11. Turn right onto Madison Highway. Go 8.7 miles. Turn right at the boat ramp sign.

AKA: Mozell Spells (local people) or Madison Highway Boat Ramp (VLPRA) or State Line Ramp (GA DNR) or GA 31 Ramp (SRWMD) or CR 145 Bridge Launch (FDEP).

WEBSITE: http://vlpra.com/233/Madison-Highway-Boat-Ramp

OTHER REFERENCE: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-09-26–drafts-metal-signs/State-Line-Boat-Ramp-Sign-0001.html

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://www.theswimguide.org/beach/9588

UPSTREAM: 8.88 miles from State Line Boat Ramp to Nankin Boat Ramp

DOWNSTREAM: 5.34 miles from State Line Boat Ramp to Sullivan Launch

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-10-24–boomerang-front-videos/final-finishers.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://www.mysuwanneeriver.com/documentcenter/home/view/31https://wwals.net/pictures/2020-10-24–boomerang-front-videos/final-finishers.html

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (229) 242-0102

PHOTO2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2021-05-28–swimming-for-epd/flipped-kayak-wwals-boomerang-state-line-boat-ramp-D3146E21-3B62-4222-8419-5F3F1BC281BA-Bobby-Mckenzie.jpg

Photoset2: https://wwals.net/pictures/2021-05-28–swimming-for-epd/flipped-kayak-wwals-boomerang-state-line-boat-ramp-D3146E21-3B62-4222-8419-5F3F1BC281BA-Bobby-Mckenzie.html

PHOTO2 SOURCE: WWALS

Photo2 Phone Number: 850-290-2350

Suggestions: https://forms.gle/DipPgU2TP5atc2Rf9


Sullivan Launch @ CR 150 LaunchParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 30.595667, -83.26

OWNERSHIP: Public, SRWMD

ACCESS: Yes, Launch: Concrete, PARKING: Free, PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

Lowest boatable: 52.5′

Highest safe: 61.5

GAUGE: Pinetta

MILE: 22.45

ADDRESS: South of CR150 downstream of river bridge. Madison County.

DESCRIPTION: The first public access point in Florida to the blackwater Withlacoochee River, Sullivan launch is a concrete launch with free parking and a picnic area, but not picnic tables. From Pinetta, Madison County, FL, travel east on CR 150; turn right at the bridge and follow road to the launch south of the river bridge. Downstream it’s 8.8 miles or about 4.4 miles to paddle to Florida Campsites Ramp. First thing you’ll see is the twisted remains of the old Bellville Bridge, and on the right bank the Pinetta gauge.

AKA: CR 150 Bridge Launch (FDEP).

GRN: Yes

WEBSITE: https://www.mysuwanneeriver.com/documentcenter/home/view/31

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://www.theswimguide.org/beach/9632

UPSTREAM: 5.34 miles from Sullivan Launch to State Line Boat Ramp

DOWNSTREAM: 8.81 miles from Sullivan Launch to Florida Campsites Ramp

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2017/06/046acc0648a43a9da28be0e16a93db4d.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/2017/06/26/a-fine-day-on-the-withlacoochee-river-from-sullivan-landing-to-madison-blue-spring-2017-06-24/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (229) 242-0102

Suggestions: https://forms.gle/DipPgU2TP5atc2Rf9


Florida Campsites Ramp @ NW 47th St RampParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 30.501128, -83.242411

OWNERSHIP: Public, Hamilton County

ACCESS: Yes, Ramp: Concrete, PARKING: Free, PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

Lowest boatable: 52.5′

Highest safe: 61.5

GAUGE: Pinetta

MILE: 13.64

ADDRESS: 2137 NW 47th St, Jasper, FL 32052, Hamilton County.

DESCRIPTION: A less-frequented concrete boat ramp on the blackwater Withlacoochee River. 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. Only 1.68 miles or about an hour downstream to Madison Blue Spring State Park Launch.

WEBSITE: https://www.mysuwanneeriver.com/documentcenter/home/view/31

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://www.theswimguide.org/beach/9633

UPSTREAM: 8.81 miles from Florida Campsites Ramp to Sullivan Launch

DOWNSTREAM: 1.67 miles from Florida Campsites Ramp to Madison Blue Spring State Park Launch

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/pictures/2019-12-16–wq-testing-fl-campsites-us84/20191216_145328.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/pictures/2019-12-16–wq-testing-fl-campsites-us84/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (229) 242-0102

PHOTO2: https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/proxy/LEENHFMDOltj7lcS_UQ4h9HSdTa_cnX-8EvaPQ6U2rpT6Poer4F9yY4cVxaF7BGGhr-JoOJ37DOI2ewzeoqOqclgtvRLHODFYjjp7kMI_n8oCQN8zjWRGADbjq4wscBz=s16383

Photoset2: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=zEotQSB6yQrs.kxUJMnaaguaI&hl=en_US

PHOTO2 SOURCE: SuwanneeAdventures.com Boat Ramps, Canoe Launches and Handicap Ramps on the Suwannee and Santa Fe Rivers.

Photo2 Phone Number: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=zEotQSB6yQrs.kxUJMnaaguaI&hl=en_US

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Madison Blue Spring State Park Launch @ FL-6 StairsParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 30.480792, -83.244315

OWNERSHIP: Public, SRWMD

ACCESS: Yes, Stairs: Wooden steps, PARKING: Free, PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

Lowest boatable: 40.1′

Highest safe: 50′

GAUGE: Madison

MILE: 11.97

ADDRESS: 8300 FL-6, Lee, FL 32059, Madison County.

DESCRIPTION: The first and only first-magnitude spring on the Withlacoochee River, or the Withlacoochee (north) River as it is sometimes known in Florida. The spring is an easy paddle in from the river. Takeout from the spring is by steep stairs and a long boardwalk. There is a parking fee, because this is a state park, Madison Blue Spring State Park. From Madison, Madison County, FL, travel east on SR 6 to the Withlacoochee River and Madison Blue Springs State Park is on the right. There’s almost always enough water in the river to paddle, but the park may be closed at very high water. Downstream it’s only 1.99 miles or about an hour paddle to Madison Boat Ramp, which is a much better takeout.

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

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://www.theswimguide.org/beach/9634

UPSTREAM: 1.67 miles from Madison Blue Spring State Park Launch to Florida Campsites Ramp

DOWNSTREAM: 1.99 miles from Madison Blue Spring State Park Launch to Madison Boat Ramp

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/pictures/2019-12-16–wq-testing-fl-campsites-us84/20191216_140645.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/pictures/2019-12-16–wq-testing-fl-campsites-us84/

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (229) 242-0102

PHOTO2: https://www.floridastateparks.org/sites/default/files/styles/card/public/media/image/Swimming%20at%20Madison%20Blue.jpg?itok=rZthL8T-

Photoset2: https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Madison-Blue-Spring

PHOTO2 SOURCE: Florida State Parks

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Madison Boat Ramp @ NE River Park Rd RampParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 30.465512, -83.223793

OWNERSHIP: Public, Madison County

ACCESS: Yes, Ramp: Concrete, PARKING: Free, PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

Lowest boatable: 40.1′

Highest safe: 50′

GAUGE: Madison

MILE: 9.98

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

DESCRIPTION: Madison Boat Ramp is a nice concrete ramp, and a much better kayak or canoe takeout than the stairs at Madison Blue Spring Launch. From the city of Madison in 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.

AKA: Withlacoochee Ramp (SRWMD).

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

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://www.theswimguide.org/beach/9635

UPSTREAM: 1.99 miles from Madison Boat Ramp to Madison Blue Spring State Park Launch

DOWNSTREAM: 1.73 miles from Madison Boat Ramp to Allen Ramp

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2015/07/image9.jpg

PHOTO SOURCE: Chris Mericle

PHONE NUMBER: (850) 290-2350

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Allen Ramp @ SW 64th Way RampParkingPicnic Area

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 30.449167, -83.221328

OWNERSHIP: Public, Hamilton County

ACCESS: Yes, Ramp: Concrete on dirt access road, PARKING: Free, PICNIC AREA

WATER BODY: Withlacoochee River

Lowest boatable: 40.1′

Highest safe: 50′

GAUGE: Madison

MILE: 8.25

ADDRESS: 2726 SW 64th Way Jasper, FL 32052, Hamilton County.

DESCRIPTION: This concrete ramp on a dirt road is a great put-in for springs, including Powerline, Fairy, and second magnitude Suwannacoochee Spring. There are several shoals, Battery, Wipe-out, Deer, and the notorious Melvin Shoals. 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. After the bridge on CR 141, it’s only a couple more miles to the Suwannee River, and then a short paddle upstream to Suwannee River State Park, for 8.47 river miles in all. Don’t forget to picnic on one of the white sand beaches along the way.

AKA: CR 143 ramp (SRWMD).

WEBSITE: https://www.mysuwanneeriver.com/documentcenter/home/view/31

ADDITIONAL INFO SOURCES: https://www.theswimguide.org/beach/9953

UPSTREAM: 1.73 miles from Allen Ramp to Madison Boat Ramp

DOWNSTREAM: 8.45 miles from Allen Ramp to Suwannee River State Park Ramp

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/pictures/gretchen/2019-06-01–wwals-withlacoochee/P6010772.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/pictures/gretchen/2019-06-01–wwals-withlacoochee/

PHOTO SOURCE: Gretchen Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (850) 290-2350

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Suwannee River State Park Ramp LaunchCampingWaterRestroomsParkingShelterPicnic AreaHandicapped Accessible

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 30.3877, -83.1688

OWNERSHIP: Public, SRWMD

ACCESS: Yes, Launch: Concrete on paved access road. CAMPING, WATER, RESTROOMS, PARKING: $5.00/vehicle, SHELTER, PICNIC AREA, HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE

WATER BODY: Suwannee River

GAUGE: Ellaville

MILE: 127.70

ADDRESS: Left bank, 3631 201st Path, Live Oak, FL 32060, Suwannee County.

DESCRIPTION: Slightly upstream from the Withlacoochee River Confluence with the Suwannee River.

GRN: No

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

DOWNSTREAM: 3.30 miles from Suwannee River State Park Ramp to Anderson Spring Launch

PHOTO: https://wwals.net/wp-content/themes/pianoblack/img//2015/08/69d2ffd7fa67b505d9a5ee0658c5e8f31.jpg

PHOTOSET: https://wwals.net/2015/08/16/pictures-and-videos-from-alapaha-rise-sabal-trail-pipeline-five-holes-and-alapaha-and-withlacoochee-confluences-on-the-suwannee-river-2015-08-15/#Beach-at-Five-Holes

PHOTO SOURCE: John S. Quarterman

PHONE NUMBER: (229) 242-0102

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Anderson Spring Launch Launch

CATEGORIES: Landing

LAYER: Brochure

GPS: 30.352967, -83.18937

OWNERSHIP: Public

ACCESS: Yes, Launch: riverbank

WATER BODY: Suwannee River

GAUGE: Ellaville

MILE: 124.40

ADDRESS: From Live Oak, go west on US 90; turn left onto River Road; entrance to Anderson Springs will be on your right. Suwannee County.

DESCRIPTION: First Suwannee River take out below the Withlacoochee River Confluence.

UPSTREAM: 3.30 miles from Anderson Spring Launch to Suwannee River State Park Ramp

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