Registration is open for the July 25 paddle trip at George L. Smith State Park in Twin City.
The July trip is the latest in Ogeechee Riverkeeper’s summer schedule of paddle trips and has been designed to be family-friendly, suitable for older children and for those who are either beginners or experienced paddlers.
The 9 a.m. tour will wind throughout the peaceful water and will require three to four hours of paddling time plus an hour for lunch. Participants will be exposed to beautiful scenery along with the chance to observe wildlife.
Registration is available online until 4 p.m. July 24 at www.ogeecheeriverkeeper.org. No on-site registration will be available.
All Ogeechee Riverkeeper members are encouraged to register and take part in this monthly paddle trip at no cost beyond an annual membership.
Non-members also can experience the beauty of the river by paying $35, which will include a yearly membership. There also is a small fee for rental boats for paddlers who need one. Camping is available for the night before at George L. Smith State Park for those interested. Call (478)-763-2759 and say you are with Ogeechee Riverkeeper to reserve a campsite.
Paddlers must bring their own food, refreshments and a dry bag for personal items, including cellphones and keys. It is recommended for paddlers to be dressed for the outdoors. This includes a hat, tennis shoes and plenty of sunscreen.
The trip will feature an educational guide who will inform participants about the scenery they are viewing.
For more information, email Jesse Demonbreun-Chapman at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 866-942-6222, ext. 2.