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Braden River Trail - Kayak Trip / Canoe Trip

Report Type: Day Trip Report
Trip Dates: July 2003
Nearest City: Bradenton, FL
Difficulty: Easy
Submitted by: JCSSRQ View Profile

Description:

This trip started out at Jigg's landing ($3.00 to launch) located on Evers Reservoir. Our goal was to paddle to Linger Lodge and have lunch and paddle back to our starting point. Paddle south to the entrance of the Braden. It is about four miles to Linger Lodge along the way you might see some wildlife, birds, gators and turtles and part of the river has homes lining one bank. The water is tannin stained and there is little current so the paddle is not hard in either direction. Eating at Linger Lodge is interesting as you are surrounded by many of Florida's creatures (stuffed)the menu is large and not expensive. They open at 11:30. They also have some picnic tables if you just need to take a break. This is a relaxing paddle.

Fees:

3.00 to launch from Jiggs landing

Directions:

Jiggs landing is located at 6106 Braden river Rd From Interstate 75 take the State Rd 70 exit and go west. Turn left on Caruso Rd. Go south on Caruso Rd until Braden river rd Go South until you see Jiggs landing.


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