Big Bend Shellfish Trail – Steinhatchee & Jena (Driving)

Explore the world of shellfish and shellfisheries on this walking tour of the Towns of Steinhatchee & Jena!

Big Bend Shellfish Trail – Steinhatchee & Jena (Driving)

Steinhatchee, Florida 32359, United States

Created By: UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station

Tour Information

The uniqueness of the beautiful coastal towns of Steinhatchee & Jena and their cultural heritage is ready to be discovered! The Big Bend Shellfish Trail guides you through points of interest where you can learn about Florida shellfish, aquaculture, marine environments, and how you can protect the water quality that makes shellfish thrive!

Learn more about where to eat and where to buy local shellfish. Keep an eye out for the many areas along the trail where you can view working waterfronts of shellfish farmers/fishermen and beautiful coastal landscapes and vistas. It’s all waiting for you to explore!

Upload your photos using the tag #floridashellfishtrail and share what you are learning as you visit communities along the trail.

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What You'll See on the Tour

Steinhatchee Boat Ramp 1st Street East 29.6729810, -83.3923730 Calling all seafood lovers! The Big Bend Shellfish Trail is a gastronomical exploration of dock-to-table destinations along the Big Bend coast. By following the longest shellfis... Read more
No Physical Location (352) 356-8185 Call the Chamber of Commerce to get more information about local shellfish. The helpful staff have the most up-to-date information about restaurants serving local shellfis... Read more
Jena Boat Ramp     7142 SW Hwy 358     29.6699935, -83.3890340 This stop is across the river at the Jena boat ramp. During scallop season in the summer, this area is busy and parking is limited. Kiosks highlight the important crab com... Read more
Rocky Creek Boat Ramp 743 SW 459th Avenue     29.5963586, -83.3898877 Park your car and walk out on the dock to catch a glimpse of Rocky Creek. This creek leads to the second-largest continuous area of seagrasses in the eastern Gulf, mak... Read more


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