Category Archives: Paddling Information

2022 Kayaking instruction at Lake Wazee

Kayaking instruction will be offered at the Lake Wazee Beach July 16 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Kayaks will be provided. Anyone interested in learning to kayak is welcome. The paddling opportunity is open to the public at no cost. However, admission to the county park will be in effect.

2022 Paddle in the Park

Youngsters of all ages are welcome to try their hands at paddling July 2 on the kids’ fishing pond in Lunda Community Park. The introduction to kayaking and paddle boarding will be held as part of the Festival in the Park. Anyone wanting the opportunity to try out the sport may do so between 4… Read More »

2022 Summer Paddles

July 16: Wazee Beach kayak sessions, 11 a.m., Wazee County Park beach Whitewater paddles June 11: Hatfield release whitewater paddle, 11 a.m., below Hatfield Dam July 9: Hatfield release whitewater paddle, 11 a.m., below Hatfield Dam August 13: Hatfield release whitewater paddle, below Hatfield Dam September 10: Hatfield release whitewater paddle, below Hatfield Dam For… Read More »

2022 spring paddles

The Friends of the Black River will host several paddles this spring. They are: Saturday, March 26: Robinson Creek paddle, 10 a.m., put-in at Old County I Sunday, March 27: Halls Creek paddle, 9 a.m., put-in at Lower Lake beach, Merrillan. Sunday April 10:  Black River, 10 a.m., put-in at West Clay School Road The… Read More »

Kayak demonstration and instruction event

The Friends of the Black River will offer kayaking demonstrations and instruction Saturday, July 17, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Lake Wazee beach. The public will be able to try kayaking and can receive basic instruction or more advanced skills such as rolling. All equipment will be provided. An admission fee… Read More »

Upcoming 2021 paddles

Upcoming 2021 paddles Saturday, June 26: Black River, Greenwood Park to CTH OO, 10 a.m. Saturday, July 3: Paddle in the Park, Lunda Community Park kids’ fishing pond, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 10: Whitewater paddle Hatfield dam release, 11 a.m.– 2 p.m. Saturday, July 17: Kayak instruction sessions, Wazee County Park beach,… Read More »

2020 Spring and Summer paddles

The Friends of the Black River’s Jackson and Clark County chapters are partnering to host an open paddle this Sunday – May 17, 2020. Paddling participants can meet at the Listeman Arboretum at noon. They can then caravan to Ruby’s Landing with put-in at 12:30 p.m. The Listeman Arboretum entrance is at US Highway 10… Read More »

2019 spring paddling outings

The Friends of the Black River will host a paddle on Robinson Creek Saturday, April 6, 2019. Paddlers are to meet at 10 a.m. at the Old Highway I landing. , 2019 Paddlers are also invited to paddle Halls Creek Sunday, April 7, 2019. They should meet at 9 a.m. at the Lower Lake landing.… Read More »