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Easy access from marinas off ALT-90 between Pensacola and Pace. Good way to explore salt marsh and Escambia River. My favorite areas: Nonegas Island, White River and Saultsman's Bayou.

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 Date: 5/17/2007
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 Miles: 7Photos: 5 
Normally I donít go mid-week, but I had been promising my neighbor David to take him kayaking for about a year. Thatís about the same amount of time since I paddled Saultsmanís Bayou. Time to make good and get in some local Pensacola kayaking.

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 Date: 5/5/2007
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 Miles: 4Photos: 4 
The weather was sunny and warm for this early morning Cinco de Mayo kayak trip with Dusther and his teenage daughter. It was a series of first - our first trip together,her first time in a kayak and first time any of us had launched from this spot.

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 Date: 5/26/2006
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 Miles: 6Photos: 1 
It was slightly overcast when we took this short 6 mile (roundtrip) paddle from Swamp House Marina to the Escambia River Power Plant.

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 Date: 11/5/2005
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 Miles: 3Photos: 4 
Easy saltwater trip only a few minutes from the University of West Florida.

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ed on 1/3/2006 5:12pm
Ok, I lied when I did the trip report. Just remembered it cost $4 launch fee from Swamp House Marina. For those expecting to use the boat ramp for free, sorry about that!
ed on 11/23/2005 9:14pm
Usual paddle from Gator's Swamp House Marina by UWF around Saultsman's Cove. Mostly marsh areas with some small islands and sand beaches. Check out http://www.clubkayak.com/views/views2005_spring.html for details.


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