Lake Kissimmee - Canoeing and Kayaking

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Tour the waterways within the park and/or along the shores of Lake Kissimmee, Lake Rosalie and Tiger Lake. View some of the incredible birds and wildlife inhabiting the area known as the "headwaters" to the Everglades.

Paddlers can launch their canoes/kayaks from the cow camp bridge to paddle Zipprer Canal to Lake Rosalie, or from the accessible canoe and kayak launch at the marina out to Lake Kissimmee.

The scenic10-mile Buster Island Paddling Trail is Florida’s 53rd state designated paddling trail.  It is suitable for experienced paddlers and offers excellent fishing and wildlife viewing opportunities as it encircles Buster Island.  Look at this story map  for a ‘virtual tour’ and download a paddling guide for the trail. Rent a kayak or canoe at the park marina’s camp store (Open November to April). Call the store for rental information and reservations at 863-696-4888 . The canoe/kayak launch is universally accessible.

See the story map.

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Lake Kissimmee State Park