The Chassahowitzka River provides endless activities for the nature lovers on the West Coast of Florida.  The five-mile river is a combination of salt marshes, hardwood swamps and crystal-clear springs that make it one of the more popular areas in the region.  With a river this like this, there are many ways to spend your day along the Chassahowitzka River, but here are the top 3.


  1. Aardvark’s Florida Kayak Company: If you’re looking to have a good tour guide to get the full experience that the Chassahowitzka River has to offer then Aardwark’s Florida Kayak Company is where you should go.  They provide kayaks, paddles and knowledge of the abundance of wildlife.


  1. Fishing: The Chassahowitzka River is known for attracting a serious lot of anglers, crabbers, and eco-tourists. The fishing is plentiful along the river and will give you a pure wildlife experience.


  1. The Chassahowitzka Hotel: After a long day of activities and exploring the river you might want to not leave! The Chassahowitzka Hotel is within walking distance to the Chaz boat launch.  It is owned by fourth generation Floridians and has been refurbished and restored to its original two-story pine and cypress interior. It is the perfect, little getaway.


For the residents of GlenLakes, the Chassahowitzka River along with many other outdoor activities that Mother Nature provides are right in their backyards.  Residents live a life that borders on the wild on a day-to-day basis.  Located in Weeki Wachee, Florida, it is easy to enjoy the pristine outdoor lifestyle that living on Florida’s Nature Coast provides.  GlenLakes is in the action, yet surrounded by tranquility – the best of both worlds.  Click Here to get a taste of what this lifestyle is all about.