Protecting the Weeki Wachee River: Questions & Answers

During the past year, we’ve come to appreciate the recreational opportunities of natural Florida like never before. The Weeki Wachee River is one of those breath-taking jewels people love to visit. This river flows about 7 miles from the headspring to.

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Croom Bike Trails Mountain Biking Floridas Adventure Coast

Florida Greenways and Trails Month in Nature’s Place to Play

As temperatures gently dip, nudged by fresh fall breezes beneath dazzling blue skies, there’s no time better to celebrate room-to-roam riches and no place better than here, in Nature’s Place to Play. Lose the roadways and find joy exploring our wide open spaces and vast trail network.

Encompassing a third of the Florida’s Adventure Coast landscape.

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The 8 Best Ways to Experience the Rich Ecological Diversity on Florida’s Adventure Coast

The tapestry of natural areas, parks, and preserves along Florida’s Adventure Coast support a spectacular diversity of flora and fauna. Spread along the Gulf of Mexico, the region offers 200,000 acres of protected parklands to explore, along with pristine rivers, swathes of old-growth forest, and the beautiful waters of the Gulf. From birding walks to family cycling trips.

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Boat on Gulf of Mexico Floridas Adventure Coast

Room to Roam: Florida’s Adventure Coast Open Water Awaits

Beautiful weather, calm seas, nature and lots of hungry fish. What could be better?

Enjoy a water day your way. Launch your own vessel, arrange a rental or charter a trip with a local guide; the choice is yours on Florida’s Adventure Coast. Hernando Beach and Weeki Wachee marinas welcome you with freshly scrubbed open-air boats of.

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Kayak Fishing on Withlacoochee River Floridas Adventure Coast

From tarpon to bass, there’s nothing off limits when kayak fishing

By Amanda Nalley, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Kayak fishing is a growing sport and it’s easy to see why. Kayaks are nimble, less expensive than most motorized boats and provide access to places even the best casts from land just can’t reach.

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation confirms that kayaks are the most popular type of boat for.

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Cypress trees in the forest, Brooksville

The 7 Best Ways to Get Outdoors During Your Trip to Florida’s Adventure Coast

Offering a montage of trail-laced woodlands, slow-rolling rivers, and biodiversity-rich wetlands, Florida’s Adventure Coast has unlimited outdoor adventures on tap. The region is overlaid with nearly 200,000 acres of protected parklands, offering an abundance of opportunities for outdoor lovers all year long. From morning birdwatching walks to family-friendly bike rides and coastal kayaking trips, there’s something for every.

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Sustainable Adventuring: Nature With a Side of Nice

Sustainable Tourism is a growing trend that is here to stay.

Using the three pillars of sustainable tourism: economic, social and environmental, we can celebrate by supporting the local communities we visit and retaining those natural habitats in a manner equal to, or better than, we found them.

Florida’s Adventure Coast is a destination full of natural wonders and historic community treasures..

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Coastal Paddling Trail Paddler Cole Bayport

Kayaking Florida’s Coastal Paddling Trail

by Sally White, Guest Contributor
Adventures of Mom

“My bright blue kayak bobbed on the waves.  The wind picked up and the knot in my stomach tightened. To my left was the gaping mouth of the Weeki Wachee and Mud Rivers, and to my right was the endless Gulf of Mexico. I was but a speck in the great wide.

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Brittany Hall-Scharf, FOWA Speaker

Outdoor Writer Group Experiences Florida’s Adventure Coast

For four days earlier this month, over 60 media professionals from the Florida Outdoor Writers Association (FOWA) immersed themselves in Nature’s Place to Play. From scalloping and fishing, to shooting, paddling and cycling, attendees played outdoors. Guided tours of Chinsegut Hill Manor House Museum and our.

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Why Paddling Florida’s Adventure Coast Is Pure Pleasure

Is kayaking your favorite outdoor adventure? If so, you’re in good company and in a great place.

Millions of Americans have discovered the thrill of kayaking, canoeing and stand-up paddleboarding. According to the Outdoor Foundation, each year shows a surge in paddlesport popularity. Top reported motivations are: to get exercise, be with family and friends, observe scenic beauty, get close to.

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