Explore the Runs of the Lake County Blueways

Golden Triangle Run

Named after the three municipalities forming the Golden Triangle — Mount Dora, Tavares and Eustis — this peaceful area of Lake County is rich in history. Early residents were attracted to the central area of Lake County because... read more »

Lake Griffin Run

The most northern of three Blueway trails in the Oklawaha Basin, the Lake Griffin Run encircles the entire 9,428-acre lake. Griffin is one of eight... read more »

Helena Run

From Helena Run to Lake Denham, this run immerses paddlers in the Lake County Water Authority’s 2,300-acre Flat Island Preserve. This preserve is a popular location for bird watching, hiking and primitive camping... read more »

Lake Harris Run

Lake Harris is one of the most popular waterways in Lake County. Nationally prominent fishing tournaments use this 15,321-acre lake as a starting point into the eight-lake Harris Chain... read more »

Palatlakaha Run

The longest trail in the Lake County Blueways Program, the Palatlakaha Run traverses seven bodies of water... read more »

Blue Creek Run

The 4-mile Blue Creek Run leads paddlers from the community of Astor to the St. Johns River. Blue Creek is known for its diverse wildlife, including a large population of alligators... read more »

Stagger Mud Lake Run

The Stagger Mud Lake Run begins south from Astor through the St. Johns River and Lake Dexter before entering Stagger Mud Lake. The 203-acre lake is primarily known... read more »

St. Francis Dead River Run

The St. Francis Dead River Run traverses the river of the same name, which is a major tributary of the St. Johns River. The trail passes the ghost town of St. Francis, also formerly known... read more »