The Incomparable Ichetucknee River

This past weekend we paddled the Ichetucknee River in Fort White, Florida. The Ichetucknee is a National Natural Landmark and is one of the most beautiful rivers you will ever see.  At only six miles long, and with an easy flowing current, it’s crystal clear spring fed waters will take you on a trip through the “Real Florida” that will dazzle your senses with it’s overwhelming beauty.


We paddled with a large group of about 16 other kayakers.


Photographs truly do not do justice to this river’s clarity and beauty.IMG_2330




Beautiful old Cypress trees covered with Spanish moss line sections of the river.







Interesting Rock Formations protrude from the banks.




Hardwood trees lean over the water.







If you continue past the South take out, you will come to a bridge and tunnel.




Development begins on the other side where it soon empties into the Sante Fe River.

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We hope you have enjoyed this trip with us down the Ichetucknee River. If you have been there, let us know in the comment section.


Find your headwaters,





3 thoughts on “The Incomparable Ichetucknee River

  1. I have to agree. The Ich is a treasure that I never tire of visiting and experiencing. I have been going down it since I was a little girl, long before it became a state park even. Thank you for sharing these gorgeous photos.

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