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canoeing and kayaking near Tampa, Florida
Follow the rules and everyone has a good time... To preserve the nature experience and protect our wildlife and river, the following are not allowed on any Canoe Escape:
  • No dogs (we love 'em but so do the 'gators!)
  • No radios (listen to nature's symphony)
  • No waterguns, frisbees, et cetera
  • No swimming
  • No styrofoam
  • No glass
  • No chainsaws
  • No firearms
  • All children younger than six and non-swimmers must wear life jackets.
  • Please bring back all trash.
  • Last downstream pick up is 5:00 p.m. Last hourly rentals must be back at park at 5:00 p.m.!
Since our paddling trips go through protected preserve areas, regulations prohibit:
  • Picking of flowers
  • Injuring, capturing or feeding of wildlife (alligators are a protected species in Florida. It is against state law to feed or molest them)
  • Destruction or removal of plants, rocks, driftwood, or any other objects.
County ordinances PROHIBIT the consumption of alcohol in the parks.

Fishing is permitted however a valid Florida freshwater fishing license is required. You may obtain one over the telephone by calling 1-888-FISH-FLORIDA.

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