Saint Johns River

The St. Johns River (Spanish: Río San Juan) is the longest river in the U.S. state of Florida and its most significant one for commercial and recreational use. At 310 miles (500 km) long, it winds through or borders twelve counties, three of which are the state's largest. The drop in elevation from headwaters to mouth is less than 30 feet (9 m); like most Florida waterways, the St. Johns has a very low flow rate 0.3 mph (0.13 m/s) and is often described as "lazy". Popular belief in the St. Johns area holds that it is one of the few rivers that flow north, although north-flowing rivers are common. Numerous lakes are formed by the river or flow into it, but as a river its widest point is nearly 3 miles (5 km) across. The narrowest point is in the headwaters, an unnavigable marsh in Indian…
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A 7.3-mile round-trip trail to the St. Johns River, the Pine Island Trail at Blu…
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South of Astor along the St. Johns River, the Bluffton Recreation Area in Lake G…
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If you’ve never seen manatees by the dozens, let alone over a hundred, there’s n…
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On Hontoon Island, the Indian Mound Nature Trail leads you through a ancient for…
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An island in the St. Johns River, Hontoon Island State Park is accessible to boa…
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