Staten Road bridge to Langdale Park, Withlacoochee River through Valdosta

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Explore the Withlacoochee River as it meanders thru the edge of Valdosta, past Shadrick Sink (, Cherry Creek (, and under North Valdosta Road ( on the Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail (

Put in: Staten Road Bridge (, 7.1 miles north of Valdosta, Lowndes County.

Take out: Langdale Park Boat Ramp (, 3781 N. Valdosta Rd., Valdosta, GA 31602, Lowndes County.

Distance: About 5 miles

Duration: About 2.5 hours

Shuttle: About half an hour (,+-83.288878/30.88747,-83.32395/@30.8975613,-83.3551118,13z/am=t/data=!4m6!4m5!1m3!2m2!1d-83.288878!2d30.932805!1m0)

Take out: Langdale Park Boat Ramp

Responsible party: Chris Mericle

Local host: John S. Quarterman

Directions from Valdosta: head north on Ashley Street, turn left on Oak Street Extension,

Directions from I-75: take exit 22, go east on North Valdosta Road, left on Perimeter Road, left on Oak Street, continue onto Staten Road, cross Orr Road, and after about 2/3 of a mile just before the bridge, turn off to the right.

Too low: we’re guessing 2 feet on either the at Skipper Bridge ( or US 41 ( gauges.

Too high: flood stage is 15 feet at Skipper Bridge ( and at US 41 (

This outing is Free! But we encourage you to join WWALS today to support our fun outings and important work: . See our newsletters (, and the press Releases and news ( And consider joining the Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail Committee (

Backup in case of low or high water:

Where: Ray’s Millpond

When: 9AM March 20th 2016

Directions: From Valdosta, north on Bemis Road (GA 125) to Ray City, right on Jones St. to boat ramp.