With miles of inland waters and coastline to explore, Lee County is a boater's paradise. Whether you are in a yacht or a kayak, there is something for you. 

Public Ramps & Docks
Boaters Guide

​Plan your trip with the onlineLee County Boaters Guide, offering resources to help you get on the water and keep your boating adventure, and our natural resources, safe.​​
​If you prefer paddles over motors or sails, you will find resources just for you at the Great Calusa Blueway website.​

 Waterway Markers

The Wet Season High Water Table (WSHWT) contour map was developed using data collected from approximately 190 Water Table Aquifer wells throughout Lee County. The current year WSHWT at each well was determined by averaging the two wettest thirty day periods during the wet season. Then, the historical average of WSHWT for each well was calculated using prior years' data.

The following four specific steps are involved:

  • Step 1: Calculate the moving average of the three consecutive groundwater elevations at each well during the current wet season.
  • Step 2: Calculate the average of two highest moving average values determined in Step 1.
  • Step 3: Calculate time average of WSHWT for entire period of record at each well.
  • Step 4: Use the time averaged WSHWTs from the Step 3 to develop the contour map

(Elevation Datum is in NAVD88)

 (Elevation Datum is in NAVD88)

(Elevation Datum is in NAVD88)

 Safe Boating


In 2013, there were 43,736 vessels registered in Lee County. That does not include canoes, kayaks and other vessels not required to be registered. In addition, thousands of visitors and seasonal residents bring their boats that were registered elsewhere to enjoy part of the year in our local waters. All those boaters must know what a fabulous place Lee County is to go boating! But everyone must do their part to boat safely and responsibly.

Learn more about safe boating, including how you can make yourself a safer boater, from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Boating Safety and Education.