How to reach:
To reach the aqua trak (tide gage) from the junction of U.S. Highway 17 (Orange Avenue) and State Road 16 (Ferris Street) in Green Cove Springs, go south on U.S. Highway 17 and State Road 16 for 0.97 km (0.6 mi) to the junction of State Road 16 East on the left, turn left on State Road 16 and go east for 3.78 km (2.4 mi) to the junction of Shands Pier Road on the left, turn left on Shands Pier Road and go north for 0.56 km (0.4 mi) to the south end of Shands Pier, go north on Shands Pier for about 426.72 m (1400.0 ft) to a cut out section in the pier where the aqua trak (tide gage) is located on the left. The gage is attached to the west side of the pier. This location is about 152.40 m (500.0 ft) south of the north end of the pier. Note: This is a temporary aqua trak (tide gage) which is subject to being removed.