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Lake Norris near Orlando.

Kayaking Blackwater Creek & Lake Norris: Splendid waterways to discover

Blackwater Creek, a little-known river near Orlando, has over-the-top scenery where it flows out of Lake Norris. It’s an easy paddle worth seeking out for its great beauty. You can even arrange for free canoes.

Hontoon Island is an island in the St. Johns River.

Hontoon Island: Camping, cabins, great kayak trip in wild setting

Hontoon Island is a terrific refuge for camping or a stay in a rustic cabin and as a base for a kayaking or canoe trip. The paddle around the island is 10 miles filled with birds and wildlife, past ancient cypress and oak trees. This Central Florida state park is near several other great parks, too.