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LIAPG Summer Canoe/Kayak Trip & Picnic

  • July 14, 2018
  • 12:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Nissequogue River State Park
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Greetings Colleagues!

Registration for the LIAPG Canoe/Kayak Paddle & Picnic on Saturday, 14 July 2018 is now open!!!

This is a 5.5-mile, easy paddle on the beautiful Nissequogue River riding the outgoing tide that takes approximately 2.5 - 3.0 hours.  We will meet at 12:30 pm and the trip will begin at 1 pm (high tide).  The trip ends at Nissequogue River State Park where we will enjoy a late afternoon bbq/picnic.  

This is a limited capacity event and only costs $25/person that includes the picnic! 

If you previously reserved a spot, it's time to register and pay the $25/person fee.  If you did not previously RSVP, it's time to register and pay to reserve your spot. 

Don't delay, click the Register Button to the left and guarantee your spot!

Here are the important highlights:

  • 12:30 PM: Be at the main parking lot in Nissequogue State Park where the canoe/kayak rental company bus will pick us up and take us to the upstream launch location.  This way our cars will be parked where we land for our picnic after the paddle. 
  • You will have to pay the $8 NY State Park Vehicle Entrance Fee upon arriving at the park.
  • The park staff will provide us an area with picnic tables.
  • This is a BYOB event, we will do the cooking and you will do the eating and enjoy beverages of your choice,
  • Life jackets are provided and you should wear them.
  • It may be hot and sunny so sunscreen, a hat and water or sports drinks are suggested.
  • You should place valuables and electronics in a sealable water-tight bags or a drybag.
  • Did you know that the river has an average discharge of 42.2 cubic feet per second (1.19 m3/s) which is the most of any of the freshwater rivers on Long Island?  That's over 27 million gallons per day!

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!!

Questions? 

 Email us at: mailto:liapgpres@gmail.com

 

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