Families come back to the launch site after an afternoon of fun!

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Nestled on the Withlacoochee River just 12 miles NE of Brooksville, in the heart of Central Florida. The Nobleton Outpost side fo the river canoe launch is closed but the Bushnell side side of the river is open for canoeing at Riverside RV Park.

Nobleton Outpost offers a quiet, relaxing time on one of the most scenic rivers in our state.

Enjoy Nature and Wildlife
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  • Variety of canoes and kayaks
  • Bungalow rental on river*
  • Primitive camping coming soon!
  • Paddler's Pub & Cafe
  • Gift certificates available

* Firewood available.

Plenty of good food and a friendly fun welcoming atmosphere.
The Withlacoochee River - Arriving happy after a long enjoyable trip.
Activities: Camping, Canoeing, Light Tackle Fishing, Natural Wildlife Viewing, Kayaking, Hunting, Birding, Bicycling, Equestrian Riding   Attraction/Recreation Type: Archaeological Site, Horseback Riding Trails, Hiking/Nature Trails, Playground, Bicycle Trails, Nature Preserve, State Forest, National Forest, Protected Species Habitat, Nature Experience
Big baskets of huge fresh shrimp!
Delicious fresh healthy salads!
You're looking for enjoyment, good food, great friends and a relaxing place to drink a few beers after a full day on the river.  Come to Nobleton Outpost; you'll find it all here!
Main Points of Interest:
  • Within an hours drive from Tampa, Orlando and Ocala
  • We cater to both families and adults.
  • We are pet friendly (dogs must have leashes). 
  • Biker friendly. 
  • Lodging on site.
  • Clean bathroom and all the amenities in the bungalow. 
  • Firewood available.
  • We take all major credit cards.
  • Plenty of wildlife: alligators, bullfrogs, many varieties of turtles, tortoises, deer, raccoons, bald eagles, limkins, egrets, cardinals, various ducks, snake birds, many song birds, falcons, hummingbirds, lunar moths, monarch butterflies and more.  This is a secluded rural spot on the fourth largest river in Florida and there is MUCH wildlife here.
  • Special events - scouting adventures, promotions, weddings, hand fastings and civil unions (performed on land or water by Captain Russell wearing any garb to match your theme) and more.
  • Beginner kayak classes in the planning for the future.
  • One block from post office.
  • Less than a mile to children's park.
  • RV Park and Primitive Campsites coming soon.
  • Less than a mile from Rails to Trails so bring your bike and add that activity to your weekend family outing.
  • Horse back riding and trails directly in area.
  • Fishing:  panfish, large mouth bass, bream, bluegill, catfish, etc. World record bass are caught in this river - 6 pounders are quite doable!
  • Birding.
  • Nature Preserve, State Forest, National Forest, Protected Species Habitat.  The Croom Tract is the center tract of the Withlacoochee State Forest. This section encompasses 123,241 acres and is host to many species of fauna and flora.
Sponsored special events.
Nobleton Outpost
29295 Lake Lindsey Rd.
Nobleton, FL 34661
Phone: 1-352-796-7176
Fax: 352-796-3205
OPEN - FRI., SAT., SUN. & MON.
4 DAYS A WEEK
CANOES & KAYAKS OPEN
9 AM to 5 PM
PUB & CAFE OPEN
11 AM to 7 PM
CLOSED - TUES., WED. & THURS.
with the exception of large groups:
Four or more boats or large groups for dining.

Note: Within 1/2 mile of departing from the Outpost by canoe or kayak you will be in the Withlacoochee State Forest.  This is a protected nature preserve and wildlife habitat.  Most of the river is wild and primitive.  Be sure to bring your cameras!  Wear your insect repellent during the evening hours in particular.
OPEN 4 DAYS A WEEK
CANOES & KAYAKS OPEN
9 AM to 5 PM
PUB & CAFE OPEN
11 AM to 7 PM
CLOSED TUES., WED. & THURS.
with the exception of large groups:
Four or more boats or large groups for dining.

All Major Credit Cards Accepted
The river level is great for paddling now and we are definitely doing all our river trips again!  Pub & Cafe open Fri., Sat. Sun. & Mon. 11 am - 7 pm