A medium length summer paddle on the Middle Suwannee River: Fort Macomb Ramp to Ivey Memorial Park June 10, 2017, past springs, shoals, and Branford. This one will probably take about 5 hours paddling, or 6 hours including shuttle. With lunch, swim stops, and bon-bons, of course.
Bring the usual personal flotation device, boat paddles, food, drinking water, warm clothes, and first aid kit.
When: 9AM Saturday 10 June 2017
Put In: Ft. Macomb Ramp, river mile 86.6
From Mayo, travel east on US 27 to CR 410; turn left on CR 410; follow to boat ramp.
Ivey Memorial Park Ramp, river mile 76.0
Boat ramp is located in Branford on the south side of US 27 at the Bridge in Ivey Memorial Park.
Duration: 4 hours
Free: This outing is Free! And we recommend you support the work of WWALS by becoming a WWALS member today!
Shuttle Distance: 7.6 miles one way
Shuttle duration: 12 minutes one way
Paddle Distance: 10.6 miles
Paddle Duration: 5 hours
Gage: Branford, FL, which on April 4, 2017 was at 10.38 feet, with flood at 25 feet and empty at about 8 feet.
Host and Contact: Phil Hubbard
Backup: in case of high or low water there’s another WWALS outing the same month;
stay tuned for details Sullivan Launch to Madison Blue Spring on the Withlacoochee River, June 24, 2017.
For more outings and events as they are posted, see the WWALS calendar.
-jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®
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