Take Your Canoe For One Last Paddle This Season

 

Fall is a great time to get out on the water; mild temperatures, beautiful fall foliage and best of all – no pesky mosquitoes. Check out these fall paddling events and get some extra time on the water before winter hits.

 

Paddle Florida – October 12th – 17th, 2013

Paddle Florida is a non-profit organization that is devoted to promoting water conservation, wildlife preservation, springs restoration and waterways protection. Paddle Florida will be hosting five week-long paddles along protected waterways in Florida.

The first event takes place October 12th – 17th on the Suwannee River. The trip takes place along 73 miles, with stops at various county and state parks. The cost is $275 USD per adult, meals and shuttles are available for an additional cost. 

For more information check out www.paddleflorida.org

 

Cumberland 101-Mile Race – October 19th, 2013

 Kentucky’s first marathon race for canoe, SUP, and kayak paddlers, the Cumberland 101-Mile race begins in Somerset, KY, going from one end of the 101-mile Lake Cumberland to the other. Racers can take part in the 101-mile race, a 50-mile race, 36-mile race or 12-mile race.

The race begins at 7am, and racers participating in the 101-mile race will be arriving at the finish line well after dark in the light of the full moon. Cost for the event is $101 USD. For more details contact Event Coordinator Susan Powell on their contact page: http://www.cumberland101.com/contact.php

 

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