Just like the Nile, the St. Johns River flows north. But that’s far from what makes Florida’s longest river most unique. In this episode of Florida Crossroads, take a journey on the St. Johns with a group of environmentalists hoping to draw attention to this important resource and the problems that threaten its health and natural beauty. Along the way, discover its diverse array of wildlife and notable history.

Bartram Trail Blue Cypress Lake Blue Spring State Park Diane Epsen ecotourism Erich Marzolf fishing Florida State Parks Fort Gates Ferry Jeanne Middleton John Sternberg Ken Mahaffey Leilani Hutchinson Lisa Rinaman Lucy Sonnenberg manatees Mandi Tucker Ocala National Forest Palatka Richard Baker Sam Carr SJRWMD - St. Johns River Water Management District St. Johns River steamboats Terry Hadaway tourism/tourist industry