Frequently asked questions


Most frequent questions and answers


Reservations for tubes:

Tube reservations are available after Labor Day and before Memorial Weekend. Use the “Book Now!” button to reserve.

Due to volume, reservations for Midpoint Launch and Dampier’s Landing are not available between Memorial Weekend and Labor Day. During this time, tube rentals are first come, first served. 



Reservations for watercraft:

Online Reservations available and are recommended.  Please note that there is a 100-boat per day limit for North Launch. There are no daily limits for the Dampier’s Launch. Use the “Book Now!” button to reserve.


You may change the time/date your reservation by calling
386-497-1500 or by emailing [email protected].

You may cancel your reservation by calling
386-497-1500 or by emailing [email protected] at least 24 hours in advance of your reserved time.

Private tubes (60″ or less in diameter) and outside tube rentals are allowed, however, rental through Paddling Adventures within the park is recommended for convenience.

Tube transportation services are not available for private tubes or outside rentals.

No glitter or confetti-filled tubes permitted on the river.


Yes, you can bring your own kayak/canoe to the park. We offer a shuttle service from the South Entrance to the north canoe launch. The cost is $8.00/person + $8.00/boat + tax for a total of $17.12 for one person/one boat.

No. Ichetuckee State Park offers outdoor activities. Inclement weather can affect these activities with delays or closures. Please check the weather before visiting the park as you would if scheduling any outdoor activity.

Group rates are available for corporate, civic, church, veterans and nonprofits. Click here for email inquiry, or call 386-497-1500 for details.

Pets are permitted inside Ichetucknee State Park, however, they are not permitted on or near the water. Where allowed, pets must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet and well-behaved at all times. 

There are charcoal grills situated throughout the park. You may also bring your own grill to the park.

Yes. You are welcome to bring in a cooler into the park but not on the river. Coolers will be checked at the gate. Please do not bring alcohol or glassware as they are not permitted. Floating coolers are also not permitted.


The tram transports tubers and tubes to the Midpoint Launch

Once you have finished your float, the tram also will  bring tubers/tubes back to the South Entrance parking lot from the South Takeout.


Year-round we offer a canoe/kayak shuttle from the South Entrance to the north canoe launch. Shuttle service is included with rentals from the North Launch. An addition fee apples for private watercraft.

Camping is not permitted within Ichetucknee Springs State Park, however, O’Leno State Park is just 18 miles away and does permit camping. It is very easy to go back and forth between the two parks. There are also several local private camping options nearby. 

Yes, we accept all major credit and debit cards for any rental or service.