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Boating Violations/No Wake
Idle Speed/No Wake
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has established idle speed, no wake zones for the Suwannee and Santa Fe rivers. These zones will be enforced by the FWC for individual segments of the rivers when water rises to specific levels. Idle speed, no wake means a vessel must proceed at a speed no greater than required to maintain steerageway and headway.
Report boating violations to FWC dispatch toll free at 1.888.404.3922.
Zones currently under enforcement are indicated in bold.
Zone 1: US90 Bridge (Ellaville) to the SR51 Hal Adams Bridge (Luraville). Idle speed/no wake enforced when the
is above 47.
Zone 2: SR51 Hal Adams Bridge (Luraville) to Little River Springs. Idle speed/no wake enforced when the
is above 26.
Zone 3: Little River Springs to CR340 Bridge (Rock Bluff). Idle speed/no wake enforced when the
is above 24.
Zone 4: CR340 Bridge (Rock Bluff) to 1 mile below the Fowler Bluff boat ramp. Idle speed/no wake enforced when the
is above 9.
Zone 5: River Rise at Oleno State Park to the confluence of the Suwannee and Santa Fe Rivers. Idle speed/no wake enforced when the
Three Rivers gage
is above 17.
No Wake Zones Rules and Maps
No Wake Brochure
For More Information
Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission website
Suwannee River Water Management District:
9225 CR 49, Live Oak FL 32060, 386.362.1001