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We used our Freedom Boat Club membership to go boating on this great river, one of the longest in the state of Florida. My husband and dog and I took a leisurely cruise to observe nature. More enjoyable for adults than children because it is...More
Old Florida on older barge. Loved every heart stopping minute from dock to dock. Was happy the old coal barges had stopped operation when Sanford power plant went to natural gas.
Ride in car with life jacket on. Pray.
If you enjoy or are curious about Olde Florida, take a quick trip on the Ft. Gates Ferry. The 15 ride will ferry your car across the St. John's. As you ride across, think back to the mid-1800s when the Ferry was first established and...More
We took a cruise on the St Johns River from Blue Springs State Park about an hour long it was beautiful and relaxing. The wildlife was amazing and the tour guides extremely knowledgeable. This state park is a wintering home for Manatee's. A must see...More
This is a historical ferry having been in existence for almost two centuries. The current ferry is small motorized boat pushing a barge that holds 2 cars or several motorcycles. The ferry is accessed from the West by following Forest Rd 29 (dirt) northeast until...More
The St. Johns is well known for boating, fishing, and well, just plain oĺ' visiting. Locals in the Putnam County, Florida area maintain friendships with out-of-towners who come repeatedly most weekends. Everyone from avid fishermen to recreational boaters come and enjoy the outdoor scenery.
We enjoy getting off the interstate highways so when we found a route from Jacksonville to Brunswick, GA that included a ferry ride across the river we had to take it. It's a fun short trip that's not exciting but, it's a beautiful ride up...More