I've been to Ichetucknee a great many times, but it's been over a year since I've been down the run on a tube. Since the north end closes after Labor Day, I wanted to hit it up at least once (NOTE: the north launch is really the only reason to tube this spring run).
After much convincing of my friends to drive the 130+ miles from Orlando to the pocket of springs in the High Springs area (and waking them up at 5:30am so we could get a good start), we set off in the Jeep to Ichetucknee Springs.
Dane and Gerret, after grabbing some tubes.
Advice: Don't stop at the first tube store. They know they're the first and they price their tubes accordingly. Wait for the second or third; you'll have much less traffic at the tube shop and a slightly-cheaper price. I frequent the LOWE tube shop.
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