We simply need that wild country available to us... for it can be a means of reassuring ourselves of our sanity as creatures, a part of a geography of hope.
- Wallace Stegner
** Please note: Reservation and Prepayment are required for all guaranteed river trips from December 1-February 28. Please note: The 11 and 15 mile day trips will leave at 9:am on WEEKDAYS ONLY Monday October 3, 2016 through Tuesday February 28, 2017.
If you are a fist time paddler, are not in good physical condition, or are not a strong swimmer, we recommend the 4-mile trip. Please be advised that river levels in parts of the trip are more than 6 feet deep, and that proper caution should be taken when choosing your adventure.
Canoes with seat backs are $65.00 per canoe on the 4, 7, or 11-mile Coldwater Day Trips. Canoes without seat backs are $55.00 each. Children 12 and under may ride free in the middle of the canoe. Maximum capacity per canoe: two adults and two small children. Recommended weight limit for one canoe is 500 lb.
Payment for 11-mile and 15-mile day trips, canoes with seat backs, all overnight trips, and trips on the Blackwater River and Juniper River must be made in advance to guarantee availability. You can make your reservation on this website, or call (850) 623-6197.
For an additional thrill, consider grouping your canoe trip with an exhilarating flight among the tree tops at the Zip Adventures Canopy Tour!