Directions

Crooked River State Park Boat Ramp

Crooked River State Park Boat Ramp
6222 Charlie Smith Sr. Highway
St. Marys, GA 31558
1-912-882-5256

Trips from this boat ramp:
• Cherry Point Trail
• Cumberland Island – Plum Orchard
• Cumberland Island – Sea Camp

 

Driving Directions:
From I-95 at Georgia Exit 3, head east on E. King Avenue/Hwy. 40 approximately 2.2 miles to Kings Bay Road. Turn left onto Kings Bay Road and continue another 2.9 miles until Kings Bay Road ends at Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base. Turn left onto Charlie Smith Sr. Hwy. and continue 3.8 miles to the boat ramp. The entrance to the park is on the right just before you reach the boat ramp at the end of Charlie Smith Sr. Hwy. If you are going to the boat ramp, there is no need to enter the park’s main entrance.
There is a $5.00 parking fee at Crooked River State Park.

St. Marys Downtown Boat Ramp

St. Marys Downtown Boat Ramp
Howard Gilman Memorial Waterfront Park Boat Ramp
St Marys Street West and St Marys Street (at the end of Wheeler Street)
St Marys, GA 31558

Trips from this boat ramp:
• St. Marys Harbor Tour
• Roses Bluff
• Cumberland Island – South End/Horse Creek
• Cumberland Island – Dungeness
• Fort Clinch/Amelia Island

 

Driving Directions:
From I-95 at Georgia Exit 3, head east on Georgia Hwy. 40 East / East King Ave for approximately 9.1 miles until it dead ends in front of the St. Marys Waterfront Pavilion. Turn right onto St. Marys St. West. The boat ramp is on the left between the Cumberland Island National Seashore Headquarters building and the Howard Gilman Waterfront Park. There is ample parking on the street and in the Cumberland Island National Seashore parking lot across the street from the park.

Lofton Creek – Melton O. Nelson Boat Ramp

Lofton Creek – Melton O. Nelson Boat Ramp
463540 S.R. 200
Yulee, FL 32097

Trips from this boat ramp:
• Lofton Creek

 

Driving Directions:
From Amelia Island: Leave the island on A-1A (Buccaneer Trail) and travel approximately 6.5-miles to Yulee, Florida. After passing Home Depot and Target on the right, the turn-in for the boat ramp is approximately a quarter mile ahead on the left.

 

From I-95: Take Exit 373 (SR-200/SR-A1A) and head East toward Amelia Island/Fernandina. The meeting spot/put-in for this trip is at the Melton O. Nelson boat ramp on A1A approximately 5-miles from I-95 (on the south/right side of A1A).

Amelia Island North End – Dee Dee Bartels Boat Ramp

Amelia Island North End – Dee Dee Bartels Boat Ramp
97177 Pogey Place
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Trips from this boat ramp:
• Cumberland Island – Dungeness
• Cumberland Island – South End/Horse Creek
• Egans Creek
• Fernandina Harbor

 

Driving Directions:
From I-95 at A1A/SR200/The Buccaneer Trail, travel east on A1A/SR200/The Buccaneer Trail approximately 12.6 miles to the light at Sadler Road. Turn right onto Sadler Road and immediately take the first left (approximately 1/10th of a mile) onto South 14th Street. Travel approximately 3.2 miles and take a slight left onto North 14th Street in approximately 1.1 miles, you’ll turn right to stay on North 14th Street. The Dee Dee Bartels Boat Ramp parking area is at the end of North 14th Street.

Fernandina Harbor Marina Boat Ramp

Fernandina Harbor Marina Boat Ramp
1 South Front Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Trips from this boat ramp:
• Fernandina Harbor Tour

 

Driving Directions:
From I-95 at A1A/SR200/The Buccaneer Trail, travel east on A1A/SR200/The Buccaneer Trail approximately 14.3 miles toward downtown Fernandina. Turn left onto Ash Street and travel approximately .4 miles to the waterfront. The boat ramp is next to Atlantic Seafood. There are parking lots on either side of the boat ramp.

Big Talbot Island – Saw Pit Creek Boat Ramp

Big Talbot Island – Saw Pit Creek Boat Ramp
Big Talbot Island
Jacksonville, FL 32226

Trips from this boat ramp:
• Big Talbot Island/Bird Island (Black Rock Beach/Bone Yard Beach)

 

Driving Directions:
From Amelia Island, travel south on A1A and leave the island crossing over the Nassau Sound to Big Talbot Island. Immediately after crossing the bridge, turn right into the parking area for the Saw Pit Creek Boat Ramp. There is a $4.00 parking fee at this boat ramp.

Kingsley Plantation - Alamacani Boat Ramp


Alamacani Boat Ramp
11080 Heckscher Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32226

Trips from this boat ramp:
• Kingsley Plantation

 

Driving Directions:
From I-295, Exit onto Heckscher Drive and head east for approximately 10.9 miles. Just past Huguenot State Park, keep right and follow signs for Alamacani Boat Ramp.

From Amelia Island, travel south on A1A leaving Amelia Island. After leaving Amelia Island, travel another 9.2 miles on A1A South until crossing over the Fort George Inlet. Immediately after crossing the bridge over Fort George Inlet, look for the turnaround on the right and make a u-turn to return to stay on Heckscher Drive heading north and then keep right and follow signs for Alamacani Boat Ramp.

Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens - Bert Maxwell Boat Ramp

 Bert Maxwell Boat Ramp
500 Maxwell Road
Jacksonville, FL 32218

Trips from this boat ramp:
• Jacksonville Zoo

 

Driving Directions:
From I-95 Southbound (from Nassau County & Georgia), take exit 358B/Broward Road and merge onto Heckscher Drive. In .3 miles, turn left onto Broward Road. Broward Road becomes Maxwell Road. Travel approximately one-tenth of a mile to the end of the road and enter the parking lot for the Bert Maxwell Boat Ramp.

From I-95 Northbound (from Jacksonville), take exit 358 toward Broward Road and merge onto Heckscher Drive. In .3 miles, turn left onto Broward Road. Broward Road becomes Maxwell Road. Travel approximately one-tenth of a mile to the end of the road and enter the parking lot for the Bert Maxwell Boat Ramp.

St. Johns Marina Boat Ramp

St. Johns Marina Boat Ramp
901 Museum Circle / 901 Gulf Life Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Trips from this boat ramp:
• Downtown Jacksonville
• Exchange Club Island
• Riverside Arts Market (RAM)
Driving Directions:
The St. Johns Marina Boat Ramp is located in downtown Jacksonville on the south bank of the St. Johns River right next to River City Brewing Company and MOSH.

Vilano Boat Ramp - St. Augustine

. Vilano Boat Ramp — St. Augustine
101 Vilano Causeway
St Augustine, Fl 32084

Trips from this boat ramp:
• Historic St. Augustine

 

Driving Directions:
From A1A (coming from Jacksonville & Vilano Beach), travel south on A1A and cross over the Vilano Bridge. Immediately after crossing the bridge, look for the Vilano Boat Ramp on the left.

From I-95, take exit 318 and travel east on FL-16 East for approximately 5.3 miles. Turn right onto North Ponce De Leon Boulevard and travel another .4 miles. Turn left onto Dismukes and then right onto San Marco Avenue in less than a tenth of a mile. Travel a tenth of a mile on San Marco Avenue and take the second left onto A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway. Continue to follow A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway for .7 miles and turn right into the parking lot for Vilano Boat Ramp.