Kayaking the Keys: 50 Great Paddling Adventures in Florida's Southernmost Archipelago

Kayaking the Keys: 50 Great Paddling Adventures in Florida's Southernmost Archipelago
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Kayaking the Keys: 50 Great Paddling Adventures in Florida's Southernmost Archipelago

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"The conclusive guide to kayaking the Fla Keys."-- Jeff Klinkenberg, St. Petersburg Times

"The author has mosted likely to excellent sizes to offer the essential information to make kayaking in the Keys quick and easy."-- James Bell, Fla Keys National Creatures Haven

Spanning the 200-mile stretch of the Fla Keys, this field guide to the whole entire isle chain highlights 50 paddling journeys, several for canoeists along with kayakers. Travels feature brief paddles suitable for amateurs as well as little ones, half-day journeys along with day-long as well as through the night trips.
Kathleen Patton supplies an introduction of the region's environment, describing its own terrestrial as well as marine habitats. She deals with devices needs, safety and security problems, weather condition patterns, as well as adapting tide desks for particular places. Travels are set up geographically, starting near Miami on top of the Keys in Biscayne National forest as well as stretching 73 kilometers past Key West to Dry Tortugas National forest. Each profile features paths to the launch internet site, approximated navigating opportunity, kayak rental schedule, a comprehensive schedule, as well as an option map. Images mark each option's certain durabilities: as an example, excellent scuba diving, historic passion, backpacking, as well as suitable journeys for canoeists as well as for little ones. Patton likewise directs paddlers to the most ideal coral reefs, swimming openings, as well as beautiful sandbars for wild animals watching-- birds, manatees, dolphins, tropical coral reef fish, coral reefs scalps, sponges, ocean stars, as well as substantial discovered bald eagle rays.Clear, to the point vacation summaries as well as topographic maps make Kayaking the Keys the most complete overview for paddlers of all ages as well as capacities that want to explore the only tropical waters in United States that are accessible by car. Kathleen Patton is course coordinator for Fla Keys Discovery, a nonprofit neighborhood learning project.

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Product Details: Paperback: 189 pages, Publisher: University Press of Florida; 1st edition (December 31, 2002) Language: English, ISBN-10: 0813025796, ISBN-13: 978-0813025797 Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.1 x 0.5 inches, Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces

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