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                                          W/O Jan 22 nd Everglades Trip


                                       Tuesday –Jan 31 th----9:00 AM   (8:45)  

                           Withlacoochee River –Silver Lake to Nobleton

Meet at Silver Lake Recreation Area boat launch ramp.

Note: There may an entrance fee at Silver Lake.

Shuttle required. Please arrive in time. Best to arrive around 8:30 AM ( no later than 8:45 AM) to unload and be ready to start shuttle at 8:00 AM. ( or 8:45 if everyone is ready)

After shuttle we will paddle down stream to Hog Island for a break, then continue on to take out. We will eat after the paddle.

Bring money, bug spray and usual gear

Lunch: We will eat lunch at a small local restaurant in Nobleton. so Bring Money.

Difficulty: Easy to moderate depending on water level and hyacinths.

Paddle Distance: 7.2 miles total

Directions: Silver Lake Park is located just East and North of I-75 and Hwy 50. Page 78 of the Gazetteer. From I-75 go East on Hwy. 50 to second light ( about one mile) and turn left (north) onto Croom Rital Road. Follow paved road ( 3 to 4 miles) till you come to park entrance on the right (just before you go under I-75 overpass). At park entrance, follow signs and roadway straight back to Day Use Area and boat ramp. We will shuttle to the take out point, which is at small county park in Nobleton on the river.