East Bay River

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East Bay River
Origin near Hurlburt Field
Mouth Pensacola Bay
Location Florida, United States
Length 24 km (15 mi)
Source elevation 0 m (0 ft)

The East Bay River (also called the East River[1]) in Florida is a 15-mile-long (24 km)[2] river located in Santa Rosa[3] and Okaloosa counties. It flows from east to west, forming near Hurlburt Field, and empties into the eastern portion of Pensacola Bay near the towns Holley and Navarre. The river forms part of the southern boundary of Eglin Air Force Base.

There is one public boat launch ramp located on the river, along State Road 87 in Holley, near the outlet into Pensacola Bay.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EAST BAY RIVER AT FL 87". Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Retrieved 2007-12-07. [dead link]
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed April 15, 2011
  3. ^ "Santa Rosa County Future Land Use Map Series Map 3-3 - Rivers, Bays, Lakes, Floodplains, Beaches, Shores & Estuaries Map". Retrieved 2007-12-07. 
  4. ^ "East River Boat Ramp". Santa Rosa County Citizen Service Center. Retrieved 2007-12-07. 

Coordinates: 30°26′24″N 86°51′47″W / 30.440°N 86.863°W / 30.440; -86.863