Kenwood Recreation Area

Kenwood Recreation Area is a major launch area for bass tournaments to the Rodman Reservoir and the St. Johns River via the Buckman Locks. It is located on the north side of the Rodman Reservoir off CR315, 6 miles south of Interlachen and 5 miles northeast of Orange Springs.


191 Kenwood Boat Ramp Rd., Interlachen, FL 32148

Hours: 8 am to sundown

Schedule: 365 days a year

Amenities: Two-lane boat ramp, two picnic pavilions, parking, restrooms.

Cost/Fees: No fees required

Historic Significance

  • Kenwood was one of the Ocklawaha River steamboat landings.
  • Kenwood was a little railroad town with a two-story house that was an inn.
  • A ferry was located here serving Cedar Landing, another steamboat stop.

River sites from Kenwood Landing to the Rodman Dam: Catfish Springs, Marion Blue Springs

Food and Provisions: Hog Wild Restaurant, 888 CR 310, Interlachen, FL; Other restaurants in Interlachen and Palatka.