27°13’54.87″N 81°53’29.69″W elev 28 ft
Launch site: Zolfo Springs; Landing site: Canoe Outpost – Peace River, Inc., 2816 NW County Rd. 661, Arcadia, FL 34266, (800) 268-0083
Canoe Outpost maps and instructions
Gauthier and I chose to spend Thank-you Day floating down the quiet waters of Peace River this year, feasting our eyes rather than our stomachs.
Our shuttle from Arcadia to Zolfo Springs.
Sloth cows, bison, llamas, mastodons, tapirs, megalodon sharks, mammoths, camels, dolphins, dugongs… What stories the river could tell!
Gardner Public Boat Ramp
He was seven feet long.
View from our camp site, night one. It got pretty chilly: 41 degrees Fahrenheit (6 degrees Celsius).