A Central Florida Marina on the Ocklawaha River

Now we're talkin’! Nelson's Outdoor Resort offers one of the finest marinas for fishing and boating on the Ocklawaha River, in the greater Lake Griffin area of Central Florida. The beautiful water of the Ocklawaha River offers a variety of fish species that make for a challenging and enjoyable fishing experience. Wet your line from the fishing dock or take your boat out on the clear water and reel in a good time fishing for Black Crappie, Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Redbreast Sunfish, Spotted Sunfish and more!

Marina and restaurant

Complete Ocklawaha River Marina Facilities

Two Boat Ramps/Launches
Choose from the resort’s paved or gravel boat launches/ramps - just $5.00 per launch!

Boat Slips

Dock your watercraft at our boat slips and enjoy great rates!
Ask about our FREE Boat Slip Special!

Boating, Canoeing and Kayaking on the Ocklawaha River and Beyond

Nelson's Outdoor Resort is located in a boat-lover’s paradise! The Ocklawaha River is one of the only three rivers in the world that flow north and it makes a fine location for scenic boating, canoeing and kayaking. Other major boating areas and activities include:

Ocala National Forest Boating
Take the Ocklawaha River north to the border of the Ocala National Forest. Click here for more information.

Lake Griffin Boating
Take the Ocklawaha River south into Lake Griffin and the Dead River Marsh. Click here for more information.

Silver River Boating
Enjoy the peaceful canoeing and kayaking on the Silver River. Click here for more information.