turtlesExplore beautiful Holmes Creek with Snaggy Bend Outfitters

Explore beautiful Holmes Creek on a kayak, canoe or stand up paddle board from Snaggy Bend Outfitters.

Located one mile north of Vernon, Florida on State Road 277 on a section of Holmes Creek that the old timers call Snaggy Bend, Snaggy Bend Outfitters, LLC offers a variety of eco-friendly adventures for all ages and interests on beautiful spring-fed Holmes Creek in Washington County, Florida.

A variety of tours are available as well as daily scheduled tours.

Explore beautiful Cypress springs.

The upper Holmes Creek tour originates at Burnt Sock Landing and stretches 6 miles to Wayside Park. On this tour you will float down 400 yards to Cypress Springs located on the right. You can stop to swim, eat lunch, snorkel, fish, swing from the ropes or just have fun. If you get to the springs and decide to just spend your day there that’s fine with us. You can travel down about 1 mile to Culpepper Landing when you are ready to leave and we will pick you up and shuttle you back to our location.
Longer tours available.

Available pick up and drop off locations:
• Mile 0—Burnt Sock Landing
• Mile 2—Cotton Landing
(Cypress springs is between Cotton and Culpepper Landings)
• Mile 3—Culpepper Landing
• Mile 5.5—Vernon Wayside Park
• Mile 9.5—Fanning Branch Boat Ramp
• Mile 10.5—Brunson Landing
• Mile 11.5—Hightower Springs Landing
• Mile 13—Spurling Landing
• Mile 21.5—Live Oak Landing

Kayaks and canoes are also available for private rental.  Vehicle tie-downs are provided so adventurers can transport them to local lakes, large ponds creek camps, etc.  Rentals are available for 8 hours, 24 hours, 3 days, 5 days and 7 days.  Hicks Pond, Gap Pond, Lucas Lake and other area waterways offer a variety of outdoor adventures geared to your particular tastes.  Custom adventures may also be scheduled upon request.

Go fishing on one of the area lakes.
Go fishing on one of the area lakes.

Click here for map of our location along with launch/take out locations for upper and lower creek tours.

Shuttles to upper or lower Holmes Creek, and area ponds.

Each craft is provided with life jackets, paddles, a whistle and, of course, a garbage bag.  We promote the wise use of our natural resources while promoting a balance between wildlife and marine habitat preservation and human enjoyment of the great outdoors.  Please return to shore with what you embarked with on your adventure.  Please keep our creek clean and healthy.

Hours of operation:
May – August:

We are open 7 days a week from 8  a.m. – dusk. Last rental out at 3 p.m.
September – April:
By appointment.

Snaggy Bend Outfitters, LLC.
3324 Highway 277
Vernon, FL. 32462


Call for reservations: (850) 535-2004

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