Big Bend Shellfish Trail - Suwannee (Driving)

Explore the world of shellfish and shellfisheries on this walking tour of the Town of Suwannee!

Big Bend Shellfish Trail - Suwannee (Driving)

Suwannee, Florida 32692, United States

Created By: UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station

Tour Information

The uniqueness of the beautiful coastal village of Suwannee and its 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

Suwannee Community Center 23461 SE Hwy 349 29.3274784, -83.1503684 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 shel... Read more
Across from Salt Creek Restaurant 23440 SE Hwy 349 29.3280446, -83.1501133 Welcome to Salt Creek, a nickname for this area of the Town of Suwannee. Looking over the kiosks is a portion of the Suwannee River that is tidally influenced and ju... Read more
Main Street Boat Ramp CR 349 and SE 225 Street 29.3305075, -83.1433769 Oysters support an important fishery in the Suwannee area, providing food, jobs, and ecosystem services (for example, water filtration). The oyster fishery began just 50... Read more
21340 HWY 349, Suwannee, FL 32692 29.34781104360014, -83.12460597386557 Stop at the Suwannee Library Technical Center, where helpful staff can provide information about restaurants serving local shellfish and vendors where you can buy your ... Read more


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