Description: Meet at the Sunshine Skyway rest area just after the toll booth on I-275 southbound at 9:00 A.M. (don’t go over the Skyway Bridge!) Launch time is 9:30. We’ll launch from the beach beyond the picnic area and explore the east end of Ft. DeSoto and some of the islands of the Pinellas National Wildlife Refuge. At this time of the year, we should see white pelicans. Total distance will be about 8 miles in shallow open water. Bring water, snack or lunch, sunscreen and a hat. No inflatable PFDs please. RSVP required. Total distance: 8 miles.
Difficulty: Level II- Intermediate