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Map & Directions

This local map and directions are printable (see below).
Don't leave home without them and don't forget your camera!




Coming from the north (Ocala, Gainesville): Take I-75 south to Exit 265 (Fowler Avenue) As you exit, the exit divides into east and west. Choose East. Go east on Fowler Avenue to the traffic light at U.S. 301 (approximately 1 mile). Turn left onto U.S. 301 North. John B. Sargeant Park will be 3.5 miles on your left. Canoe Escape is located in John B. Sargeant Park. (The park charges a $2.00 per car parking fee.)

Coming from the south (Sarasota): Take I-75 north to Exit 265 (Fowler Avenue). Exit to your right (east). Go east on Fowler Avenue to the traffic light at U.S. 301 (approximately 1 mile). Turn left onto U.S. 301 North. John B. Sargeant Park will be 3.5 miles on your left. Canoe Escape is located in John B. Sargeant Park. (The park charges a $2.00 per car parking fee.)

Coming from the east (DisneyWorld): Take I-4 west to Exit 9 (I-75) Go north on I-75 to Exit 265 (Fowler Avenue). Exit to your right (east). Go east on Fowler Avenue to the traffic light at U.S. 301 (approximately 1 mile). Turn left onto U.S. 301 North. John B. Sargeant Park will be 3.5 miles on your left. Canoe Escape is located in John B. Sargeant Park. (The park charges a $2.00 per car parking fee.)

Coming from the west (St. Petersburg, Clearwater): Take I-275 north to downtown Tampa where I-275 intersects with I-4. Take I-4 east to Exit 9 (I-75). Go north on I-75 to Exit 265 (Fowler Avenue). Exit to your right (east). Go east on Fowler Avenue to the traffic light at U.S. 301 (approximately 1 mile). Turn left onto U.S. 301 North. John B. Sargeant Park will be 3.5 miles on your left. Canoe Escape is located in John B. Sargeant Park. (The park charges a $2.00 per car parking fee.)

Approximate driving times and distances from:


DisneyWorld 1 hour 60 miles
Gainesville 2.5 hours 150 miles
Miami 4.5 hours 280 miles
St. Petersburg/Clearwater 45 minutes 30 miles
Sarasota 1 hour 60 miles


Open year around. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, and Christmas Day

Hours of operation:
Open daily at 9:00 a.m.
Last downstream trips starts at 2:00 p.m.  Latest pickup is at 5:00 p.m. Last hourly rental is at 3:30 p.m. Must be back at park by 5:00 p.m.

Reservations are strongly recommended to assure trip, time, and boat availability.

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