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Category Archives: Canoeing / Kayaking

New Signs Help Platte River Rafters

LARAMIE– Boaters on the North Platte River in the Laramie region should find it easier to navigate the waters, thanks to new signs recently installed by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and members of the Platte Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited. New red and blue signs designating private and…


Bastrop’s 2nd Annual NatureFest Celebrates 2nd Paddling Trail & Hosts USCA Aluminum Canoe Championships on Sept. 27th

BASTROP, Texas — City and state officials will come together on Saturday, Sept. 27 as the “Most Historic Small Town in Texas” hosts the official launch of the second Paddling Trail in Bastrop County, the second annual NatureFest and this year’s 40th annual United States Canoe Association (USCA) Aluminum Canoe…


Canoes and Kayaks Do Not Need Throwable Flotation Device

RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 28, 2008) – In an effort to bring North Carolina into compliance with federal regulations for recreational boating, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is currently preparing modifications to personal flotation device (PFD) requirements. In state waters, canoes and kayaks do not and will not need a Type…


New Water Trail Map Designed to Help Paddlers Explore Maryland

The Wild Side of the Potomac River in Charles County CHARLES COUNTY – The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Charles County recently created a new water trails map and guide to lead paddlers along at least four water trail adventures in Charles County. The colorful guide, printed on waterproof…


Alabama Scenic River Trail Announces 631 Prizes

Officials of the recently-opened Alabama Scenic River Trail (ASRT) announce the 631 Prize, including $1,000, which will be awarded to the first canoeist or kayaker to start on or after October 1, 2008, and complete the 631-mile trail, the longest such river trail in a single state. The ASRT begins…


Safety Advisory Issued for Swimmers, Canoeists, Kayakers: N.H. River Conditions Remain Dangerous

CONCORD, N.H. — A safety advisory urging extreme caution to be used by swimmers, canoeists and kayakers on the state’s rivers and streams was issued jointly today by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services and the New Hampshire Department of Safety’s office…


Missouri River 340 Spawns Another Crop of Winners

No one who finishes this aquatic ultramarathon race is a loser. JEFFERSON CITY-Some took home cash prizes, and some collected titles, but every racer who completed the third Missouri River 340 won something beyond price – membership in the elite group who can say they finished the world’s longest nonstop…


New Guide Maps Outd; Adventure on Altamaha

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (July 28, 2008) – Enjoying the scenic Altamaha River, one of Georgia’s most biologically diverse rivers, has never been easier. The Altamaha River Partnership, with support from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, now has available an updated, informative guide to the 137-mile river corridor. The new…


PaddleQuest 2008 Coming to Deer Creek State Park

Event sponsored by Gander Mountain and ODNR COLUMBUS, OH – Paddle Quest 2008, a series of events that promote canoeing and kayaking in Ohio, is coming to Deer Creek State Park in Pickaway County on Saturday, June 28, beginning at 10 a.m. Paddle Quest 2008 is sponsored by Gander Mountain…


Apalachicola Paddling Trail Receives National Recognition

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announces that the Apalachicola Paddling Trail System, located in Franklin County in the Apalachicola River Wildlife and Environmental Area, is one of 24 trails designated by the Secretary of the Interior as a National Recreation Trail. This network of paddling trails was…