Groups & Services

There is now an easy way to support paddling and Florida's community of paddle sport enthusiasts. It's called the Florida Paddling Trails Association (FPTA). By partnering with FPTA, you not only support our first rate 501(c)(3) non-profit organization but you also get valuable member benefits and a listing on this page.

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Trail Blazer

Become a major supporting partner by listing here.

Trail Guardian

American Canoe Association

American Canoe Association

American Canoe Association
503 Sophia Street, Suite 100
Fredricksburg, VA 22401

The ACA | Canoe - Kayak - SUP - Raft - Rescue is a member based, national nonprofit organization serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling; stewardship support to help protect paddling environments; and sanctioning of programs and events to promote paddlesport competition and recreation (a.k.a. FUN!).

FPTA also actively collaborates with our state chapter,Florida ACA, on paddling education, youth programming, and stewardship of Florida's waterways.

Paddle Florida

Paddle Florida

Paddle Florida
P.O. Box 5953
Gainesville, FL 32627

Paddle Florida is a non-profit organized to support canoeing and kayaking in Florida. Multi-day paddling/camping adventures in each of Florida's five water management districts showcase the state's natural beauty and rich cultural heritage while promoting water conservation, wildlife preservation, springs restoration, and waterways protection. Paddle Florida also seeks to promote Florida as an international destination for nature-based tourism.

LL Bean

LL Bean

LL Bean
Freeport, MA 04033

L.L. Bean, Inc. is a leading developer and retailer of quality outdoor gear and apparel. Founded in 1912 by Leon Leonwood Bean, the company began as a one-room operation selling a single product, the Maine Hunting Shoe. While its business has grown substantially, the company remains committed to the same honest principles upon which it was built - a focus on the customer, continuous product improvement, respect for people, wildlife and our natural resources and a 100% satisfaction guarantee. L.L.Bean is proud to sponsor conservation organizations that ensure quality outdoor experiences and help people enjoy the outdoors in a responsible manner.

Trail Partner

The Great Calusa Blueway:Stretching 190 miles along the coast of Lee County, Florida the scenic, serene Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail attracts everyone from first-time kayakers to advanced paddlers. 6490 South Pointe Blvd. Fort Myers, FL 33919 239-533-7474 leading online source for information on canoeing and kayaking. From Buyers' Guides to articles and classifieds, it's all here!

Natural North Florida:A "come as you are" kind of place, where you'll find people very down home and very sophisticated, natural and nice, all at once.

Trail Advocate

Aardvark's Florida Kayak Company
534 N. Turner Camp Rd
Inverness, FL 34450

Canoe Outfitters of Florida
9060 W. Indiantown Road
Jupiter, FL 33478

City of Edgewater
104 North Riverside Drive
Edgewater Florida 32132

Florida Bay Outfitters
104050 Overseas Hwy
Key Largo, Florida 33037

Trail Supporter

Crystal River Kayak Company
1332 N. Suncoast Blvd
Crystal River, FL 34429
Florida Outdoor Academy
1029 NW 23rd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
Kayak Amelia
13030 Heckscher Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32226
PADDLE! The Florida Keys
90773 Old Hwy. Unit 1
Tavernier, FL 33070
Sail Your Kayak
1005 County Road
East Caais, VT 05650

If you have a question regarding our partners program, please email Thank You!

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