Kayak Livingston Creek (Reedy Creek)

Description:  Come join us as we kayak one way down the beautiful Livingston Creek in the Arbuckle Tract of the Lake Wales State Forest.  When we get to Lake Arbuckle, we will be paddling over to the county park.  We will be shuttling cars down to take out area at the Lake Arbuckle Campground and County Park.  The address of that park is 2600 Lake Arbuckle Road, Frostproof, Fl 33843).  We will be stopping on the river to eat lunch.

Distance and/or time info:  It is approximately three miles on meandering Livingston Creek and then a one mile paddle on Lake Arbuckle to the boat ramp at the county park.

Bring: Kayak, PFD, paddle, water, lunch and/or snacks, sun and insect protection.

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  • Betty P.

    John thanks for the photos. It captured the event perfectly. Florida at it's best and we were part of it.
    David thanks for all your work and the shuttle service. Great day!

    2 · August 24

  • Eileen

    Wish I could have made it. Looks like it was a great day on the water.

    August 23

  • Howard

    Wonderful trip - thanks for the photos, john

    2 · August 23

  • John D.

    Fantastic trip. What a great day to be on a beautiful river.
    Many thanks to David for all the organizational details and the shuttle ride.

    2 · August 23

  • Terry

    A blast as always!

    2 · August 23

  • Terry

    A blast as always!

    1 · August 23

  • David W.

    Note for anyone coming up south of Frostproof, the bridge on TS Wilson Rd/S Lk Reedy Blvd is being replaced and closed to traffic. A detour is in place to get you around this. If you are coming from the north of Frostproof you will be fine. As you approach the turn for the Lake Wales Ridge State Forest (Lake Arbuckle Rd) you will see signs saying the bridge is out 3, 2 and 1 mile ahead, the bridge is past the turn on Lk Arbuckle Rd so you will be fine.

    August 20

  • David W.

    Please note: this is can be a moderately difficult run with the higher water levels. This is a "wild" creek and there is an expectation that there will be a few obstacles to maneuver around/through/over.

    1 · August 19

  • Sandra B.

    Hate to miss this one, lots of fun last time, but will be out of the country.

    August 18

  • Jerry D.

    That's ice jam not one jam. Duh!

    1 · August 10

  • Jerry D.

    Would enjoy the trip. Leaving that day for Alaska for a 9 day trip to the remote village of Galena. Doing relief work from last years Yukon one jam. Have fun.

    1 · August 10

  • Eileen

    One thing missing from the "bring" list is a whistle or other signaling device. It is state & federal requirement. I apologize for the omission.

    1 · August 8

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