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Juniper Springs & Alexander Springs Paddle and Camping

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  • We will set up basecamp at Alexander Park for both Friday and Saturday evenings.  We will paddle Juniper Saturday and another spring Sunday. Again well will do a pot luck dinner on Saturday night only - on your own for Friday night.

    Sunday morning you can paddle either 4 miles downstream from head springs to the bridge and back to the Alexander Springs park (easy - very beautifull paddle - 2 miles each way) or paddle one of the other springs or rivers in the area. This will be an open day.

    We will run our own shuttles.

    Weather check zip code: 32720

    Alexander Rec Area GPS CORDS: N29,04'42.0" W081,34'40.0"

    CAMPING FEE: $21.00, primitive/bathrooms/showers,no electric, this includes entrance fee; sites are 1st come/1st served; can call[masked] to reserve a site to be certain. 2 tents/vehicles per site allowed.

    We can reduce costs by 2 people sharing a campsite.

    From Altoona, FL, take State Rt. 19 north for 3.7 miles to
    Alexander Springs sign (County Rd. 445).  Turn onto Rt. 445 and
    go 5.1 miles to campground on left.

    Sign up for the weekend or just come for a day paddle. Non-camper or single day paddlers are welcome.

    Saturday single day paddlers, cost is $5.50 to enter park/launch.

    MEET AT CANOE LAUNCH INSIDE PARK AT 9am on Saturday morning, unload kayaks and run shuttle. 

    Carpooling is always encouraged.

    Bring lunch and plenty to drink.


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  • Sam G.
    Slacker16, Organizer,
    Event Host

    I enjoy paddling and camping all over the state

  • Anna

    Hi, I'm Anna. I love kayaking , camping & travel

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