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Alderman's Ford Park to Lithia Springs Park Kayak & Canoe Touring on the Alafia River

Alderman's Ford Park to Lithia Springs Park Info
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Put In:  Alderman's Ford Park
Take Out:  Lithia Springs Park
Difficulty:  Class I -
Gradient:  1.5
Run Length:  11.5
Current Streamflow:  94 cfs @ 12/14/2016 12:00 PM - ALAFIA RIVER AT LITHIA FL, reading taken from USGS
Streamflow Comments:  There is a visual gauge at the Alderman's Ford Access Point
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Primary Season:  This is a very popular area on the weekends.
Water Craft:  canoe,touring,inner tube
Location:  In the Southeastern U.S. (FL), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

Take Out: From I-75, use exit 254 and head south on US 301. TakeĀ a LEFT on Bloomingdale Ave heading East. Take a Right on Lithia-Pinecrest Rd (CR 640) heading Southeast. Cross the bridge over the Alafia River and take a RIGHT on Lithia Springs Rd to reach Lithia Springs County Park.

Put In: From Lithia Springs County Park go back on Lithia Springs Rd and take a RIGHT on Lithia- Pinecrest Rd heading Southeast. Take a LEFT on CR 39. Then turn LEFT onto Thompson Rd and follow it to Alderman's Ford Park on the RIGHT.