MAP paddling trip this week:
Thursday, July 19, Big Sandy Creek from Bruceton Mills to Clifton Mills and back. This is a smaller stream than the Mon, with lots of shade, beautiful water and various flora and fauna to see. Forecast looks perfect right now - cooler temps and little wind. Meet at 5:00 p.m. at Bruceton Mills boat ramp (Access Point #21 on our MAP Guide below) to be ready to paddle by 5:15 p.m. If you need to rent a kayak, contact "Padlz" in Bruceton Mills, right across from our put-in/take-out, or Vicky Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org. Trip time estimated at 2.5 hours, depending on current.
Another Local Paddling Event:
On Sunday, July 22, starting at 10 a.m. there is a paddling event hosted by Palatine Park and Marion County Parks in Fairmont. The following details are from their website (https://www.facebook.com/
"Join us for a day long paddle from Palatine Park to Pricketts
Fort. Drop your craft at Palatine and then drive to Pricketts Fort to
drop off your vehicle. We will have shuttles to bring you back to
Palatine for the start of the trip. We hope to leave
Palatine at 10am to arrive in Rivesville for lunch. Then, 2pm
we will embark on the last leg of the trip to Pricketts Fort. Be sure
to bring your whistle." See Palatine website for registration form and
lunch cost, or contact John Provins (email@example.com)
for more details.