March 10, 2015

Suwanee River, Manatee Springs, Cedar Key


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Landing platform on the Suwanee River

The lower Suwanee River at Fanning Springs, a popular boating route.

Fanning Springs State Park, Florida

March 10, 2015
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coordinates: 29.5904 N -82.9367 W
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Forest at Manatee Springs

A mixed pine and hardwood forest covers the upland area at Manatee Springs.

Manatee Springs State Park, Florida

March 10, 2015
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The beautiful source pool at Manatee Springs

The cool clear water of Manatee Spring wells up in the pine forest along the Suwanee River. I saw three manatees downstream from the source, but only humans swimming here. The water temperature is a steady 72° F (22° C).

Manatee Springs State Park, Florida

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Bald cypress swamp at Manatee Springs

A boardwalk passes through a bald cypress swamp on its way to the pier in the Suwanee River.

Manatee Springs State Park, Florida

March 10, 2015
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Suwanee River at Manatee Springs

The lower Suwanee River at Manatee Springs, a favored canoe route. Manatees are found in both the river and the side channel connecting to the spring.

Manatee Springs State Park, Florida

March 10, 2015
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region: florida-panhandle-north
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coordinates: 29.4888 N -82.9806 W
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Recreation dock at Cedar Key

Cedar Key consists of a group of small islands reached by a causeway, with a tiny town and port at the end. This is almost the only place where one can drive to the Gulf shoreline along this southern part of the "Forgotten Coast".

Cedar Key, Florida

March 10, 2015
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Restaurants on the waterfront at Cedar Key

The one-block commercial waterfront in Cedar Key is like a tiny sample of Key West.

Cedar Key, Florida

March 10, 2015
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coordinates: 29.1351 N -83.0301 W
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Cedar Key public fishing pier

A new public fishing pier at Cedar Key.

Cedar Key, Florida

March 10, 2015
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Coordinates: 29.1339 N -83.0307 W
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Cedar Key historic district

The picturesque small town of Cedar Key has a couple of blocks of mostly authentic older buildings. John Muir spent some time recuperating here in 1867 when he contracted malaria.

Cedar Key, Florida

March 10, 2015
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Coordinates: 29.1368 N -83.0317 W
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Mangrove islands at No 4 Bridge on Cedar Key causeway

The causeway that connects Cedar Key to the mainland jumps from one mangrove-fringed island to another.

Cedar Key, Florida

March 10, 2015
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coordinates: 29.1649 N -83.027 W
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