The North Canoe/Kayak Launch is now open, following construction of a new accessible ramp down to the river! Park at South Entrance and arrange your rental and shuttle to North Canoe/Kayak Ramp at the General Store. Shuttle also is available for private boats and paddlers. Dampier’s Landing, located at South Entrance, remains open for both watercraft rentals and private launches.

Tubing is open from both Midpoint and Dampier’s landing and tram shuttles operate year around. All rental activities begin at the South Entrance.

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Where to Go

South Entrance

Use this entrance for all tubing activities, as well as all watercraft rentals.

South Entrance Address:
12087 SW US HW 27
Fort White, FL 32038

North Entrance

Limited Parking at North Entrance for guests swimming, picnicking and hiking, including Blue Hole.

North Entrance Address:
8294 SW Elim Church Road
Fort White, FL 32038

Park Hours

8 AM to sundown, 365 days a year


Tube Rentals from Midpoint: 8 AM - 3:30 PM Daily
Tube Rentals from Dampier's Landing:
8 AM - 4:30 PM
Canoe, Kayak, Stand-up Paddle Rentals:
From North Launch 8 AM - 2:30 PM
From Dampier's Landing 8 AM to 3 PM

(Note: Purchase all rentals at South Entrance General Store.)

Tram Service

South Entrance Tram Service: 8 AM - 5:30 PM

Runs between Midpoint and South Takeout, use for transportation back to South Entrance parking from end of tube run.

Shuttle Service

Runs between South Entrance General Store to North Entrance. Use for transportation up to North Entrance launch for kayaks, SUP and canoe launch.

General Store

South Entrance 8 AM - 5:30 PM

Riverside Grill

North Entrance 10 AM - 5:30 PM

Parking & Fees

State Park Admission: $6 per vehicle. Limit 2-8 people per vehicle. $4 Single Occupant Vehicle. $4 Motorcycle Fee (one or two people). $2 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.

Tram Fee

$7 plus tax per person


$12.50 plus tax per passenger and $12.50 per boat. (All private watercraft must exit river at Dampier's Landing)

Life Vest Rentals

Recommended for young children and weak/non-swimmers.
$7/vest plus tax

Key Holding Service

$3 plus tax additional rental fees associated with tube and watercraft rentals.


North Entrance 10 AM - 6 PM