Florida Paddling Trails Association

Circumnavigational Paddling Trail Facts


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If you're a Florida paddling enthusiast, you might know that the Florida Circumnavigational Paddling Trail ...
  • Is the longest paddling trail in the continental United States at 1,550 miles!
  • Starts near the Florida / Alabama border near Pensacola
  • Continues around the entire coastline of Florida
  • Terminates at Fort Clinch near the Florida / Georgia border

Big Sabine Point
  Big Lagoon State Park Boardwalk
You may also know ...
  • Designated by the Florida Legislature as part of the Florida Greenways and Trails System in 2005
  • The trail is divided into 26 segments so that you can enjoy small sections which are easy to paddle at one time
  • More than 150 state, county and local trails are adjacent to or near the Circumnavigational Trail for you to visit & enjoy

But did you know that ...
  • The trail highlights 37 of Florida's 41 aquatic preserves, 20 national parks, seashores, wildlife refuges and marine sanctuaries, 47 Florida state parks and more than 100 local parks
  • Includes almost 80 primitive campsites and numerous full-service campgrounds and motels
  • The Florida Circumnavigational Paddling Trail was named a national recreation trail in 2007 by the United States Department of Interior

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