RiverTrek is a five day kayak trip down the Apalachicola River. We explore swamps, camp on sand bars, and meet some locals.
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Our family hikes the Garden of Eden Trail through steephead ravines, a recently burned longleaf forest, and up to Florida’s highest river bluff.
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In a steephead ravine by the Apalachicola River, we look for the Apalachicola dusky salamander with Bruce Means. Here, we find a pocket of ice age Florida.
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The upper Apalachicola River has geology like no other in Florida. Geologist Harley Means reads rocks and finds fossils in Means Creek and on Alum Bluff.
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In part 2 of our RiverTrek video, an Apalachicola River icon has a new facial scar and we kayak into Sutton Lake, the “quintessential” backwater swamp.