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Lithia Springs Park to Alafia Boat Ramp Kayak & Canoe Touring on the Alafia River

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Lithia Springs Park to Alafia Boat Ramp Info
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Put In:  Lithia Springs Park
Take Out:  Alafia Boat Ramp
Difficulty:  Class I +
Gradient:  .7
Run Length:  7.5
Current Streamflow:  2660 cfs @ 10/01/2014 09:00 AM - 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:  Some powerboat traffic.
Water Craft:  canoe,touring,inner tube
Wilderness:  Scenic landscape, heavily vegetated with overhanging trees.
Location:  In the Southeastern U.S. (FL), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

Take out: From I-75, use exit 254 and head south on US 301. Turn left on Bloomingdale Ave heading East. Turn right on Kings Rd heading South. Veer right onto Alafia Boulevard and follow it to the Alafia boat ramp on your left.

Put in: From the take-out backtrack on Alafia Boulevard to Kings Rd. Turn right on Bloomingdale Ave heading East. Turn right onto Lithia-Pinecrest Rd (CR 640) heading Southeast. Cross the bridge over the Alafia and turn right onto Lithia Springs Rd to reach Lithia Springs County Park.