Econfina River State Park
Econfina River State Park occupies 4,528 acres along the northern side of the Econfina River in the "Big Bend" area of northern Florida. The Park is at the dead end of highway 14, which runs south from US 98 in Taylor County, Florida. the Econfina River flows 44 miles through Taylor County on its way to the Gulf of Mexico at Apalachee Bay.

The Econfina River is part of the Florida Gulf Paddling Trail and the Big Bend Saltwater Paddling Trail, and is navigable by kayak or canoe upstream at least 8 miles north of the US 98 bridge. Limestone outcroppings and shallows several miles from the mouth of the river make paddling in that area easier at a high tide. The Econfina River State Park boat launch is located about two miles upstream from the river's mouth at Apalachee Bay. Paddling upstream from the Park is a scenic trip into the Florida wilderness.

The Park offers about 15 miles of multi-use trails suitable for hiking, off-road biking, or horseback riding. The trails offer several loop routes, as well as longer out and back hikes. They wind through forested areas, and along the salt marshes close to the Gulf coast. Horses are welcome on the trails, but there are no facilities specific to equestrian use.

There is one camping platform with fire ring along the river for use by paddlers of the Florida Gulf Paddling Trail. The Park also has two cabins available - which are actually rustic motel rooms. Picnic tables and a shelter are located near the boat ramp area.Activities & Facilities
Picnic shelterDogs allowedShort hiking trailsLong hiking trailsPaved bike trailsMountain bike trailsHorse trailsRiver or lake kayakingMotor boatingTent campingFishing

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