Plenty of fun places to go boating in Florida. Whether it's a family outing or just the guys going fishing or skiing, boating is fun for all. And there is boating in all corners of of the state. Whether you live in the northwest, northeast or southeast part of the state, chances there are plenty of opportunities to go boating nearby.
For convenience, resources are listed first by area of the Florida, then by proximity to cities, waterways, parks, campgrounds and other relative attractions in FL. Cities listed in this section include Fort Walton Beach, Marianna, Panama City Beach, Pensacola, Tallahassee, Alachua, Deltona, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Orlando, Miami, Florida Keys, Sarasota, St Petersburg and Tampa.
Resources are also identified nearby campgrounds including Big Lagoon State Park, Deer Lake State Park, Ochlockonee River State Park, Amelia Island State Park, Big Shoals State Park, Rainbow Springs State Park, Jonathan Dickinson State Park, St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park and Stump Pass Beach State Park.
Rivers & Lakes For Boating in FL
Florida lakes with boating opportunities are listed within quadrants of Florida include Dead Lakes, Deer Point Lake, Juniper Lake, Lake Seminole, Lake Talquin, Crescent Lake, Lake Apopka, Lake George, Lake Griffin, Lake Harris, Lake Hatchineha, Lake Istokpoga, Lake Kissimmee, Lake Okeechobee and Lake Tohopekaliga. Many of these lakes offer multiple boat launching facilities at various locations around the lake.
Florida also affords some boating or canoeing on rivers like Chipola River, Ochlockonee River, Santa Fe River, St Johns River, Kissimmee River and Peace River.
Boating opportunities in Florida
FL boating equipment and gear.
Throughout Florida you can find boat dealers, outdoor centers, sporting good stores, bait and tackle stores, RV centers and discount stores offering a wide variety of boating equipment, accessories and supplies.
Go boating in Florida
Gather up the family along with some snacks and refreshing beverages and go enjoy the thrill of fresh air in your face and the sun on your back. When boating you can see parts of Florida accessible only by water. Often you'll see birds and wildlife not normally seen in city areas. Plus, sunrises and sunsets always seem more majestic when you are in the great outdoors.
Boating opportunities in other states.
Boating in FL
Florida is a boating paradise, get out in the great outdoors and enjoy it every chance you get.
For further information about boating in Florida, contact the Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles - Boating Licenses located at 5400 NW 22nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33142. The phone number is 850 617-2000.