Situated amongst the largest collection of freshwater springs in the world, Columbia County offers endless paddling opportunities for water based recreation.  Visitors enjoy easy access to the historic Suwannee River, the Santa Fe River, and the world famous Ichetucknee Springs. 

The Suwannee River Wilderness Trail offers paddlers a variety of overnight trip options with five river camps accessible only by boat.  River users can expect to see abundant wildlife and can explore hidden springs along the length of this world famous waterway.