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Suwannee River Wilderness Trail - White Springs, Florida

  • Suwannee River Wilderness Trail: October 17 - 24, 2016

    This page is for trip registration only.  Payment can be made through either PayPal or regular mail. Further information will be given on making payment after completion of the trip registration form.



    Trip Registration Deadline
    October 3, 2016


    Participation Limit

    75 paddlers

    Full Trip Fee
    The trip fee includes camping, meals, and shuttle.

    • Adults: $725
    • Seniors (65+): $700
    • College students: $700
    • Youth (8-17): $675
    • Children (7 & under): free
    The Meal Plan:  Meals will be provided by professional caterers or local civic groups.  Expect hearty, hot fare for breakfast and dinner. On-water lunch stops will include ample portions of fruit, chips, cookies, granola bars, PB&J sandwiches, and water.  If you have dietary restrictions, please contact Bill Richards at bill@paddleflorida.org for details.

    Shuttle Service: Paddlers needing a shuttle will park their vehicles at the trip's ending point, the Shrine Club in Branford, by 1PM on October 17.  After boats are loaded onto trailers, everyone will be shuttled to the trip's launching point at Stephen Foster State Park in White Springs.  Vehicles will be waiting for everyone at trip's end.  There is no week-long parking option at Stephen Foster State Park.

     
    Paddle Florida Lite
    $110/day.  Can't get away for the whole trip?  Choose the Paddle Florida Lite option and pay a daily rate over four or fewer days.  The daily fee includes camping and meals, but no shuttle.  If you are not planning to paddle the whole trip, you may need to arrange for your own shuttle.  Contact Bill Richards at bill@paddleflorida.org for more information.


    Required Liability Waiver

    Participants will be required to complete a liability waiver, which can be downloaded from the 'Itinerary' tab of this page.  If you're paying for the trip through regular mail, please print and send the completed waiver with your check.  You can also bring the completed waiver with you to check-in.  We will also have blank waivers onsite for paddlers to complete.


    Paddle Florida Policies      
    • All paddlers must attend the trip overview and orientation on the first evening.  Paddlers must adhere to the safety guidelines presented.
    • Paddlers must wear a properly fitted US Coast Guard approved personal flotation device (PFD) and whistle at all times on the river.
    • Paddlers under age 18 are the responsibility of, and must be accompanied by, a parent or guardian. No more than two children under the age of 12 per adult guardian.
    • Sorry, no pets allowed.
    • All paddlers must provide emergency contact information and sign a Waiver of Claims and Release of Liability form.  Parents must sign for children under the age of 18.  The form is available on our website.
    • Personal-powered watercraft only.
    • Paddle Florida adheres to all rules put forth by the public parks we stay in, including the ban on alcoholic beverages. 
    • All paddlers must respect private property along the river.
    • All paddlers must have basic paddling and swimming skills.
    • Violations of these policies can result in the paddler being removed from the event without


    Refund Policy

    Due to the financial outlay and costs incurred by Paddle Florida during event planning, any force majeure, which includes but is not limited to water levels, inclement weather, and any other Acts of God not mentioned herein, shall not result in the refund of any fees paid to Paddle Florida.  Absolutely no fees will be refunded after 15 days before the event begins. Any fees refunded by Paddle Florida will be considered on a case-by-case basis.



    Documents Attached to Suwannee River Wilderness Trail:
    Itinerary-Suwannee Trip 2016
    Paper Reg Form - Suwannee 2017
    USCA Waiver
    Trip Registration