Canoe/Kayak day trips
MVFN Canoe/kayak outing on the Mississippi River from Ferguson Falls
Date: Sunday, July 6, 2014
Paddle the Mississippi from Ferguson’s Falls up to the launch site across from Mal’s Camping and back. Keep an eye out for herons, ducks, swallows, otter, etc.
Car Pooling: from the Esso Station at Almonte, corner of County Rd. 29 & 16 (Christian St. & Wolf Grove) for departure 8:45 am.
Bring: Picnic lunch, binoculars, bug juice and life jackets (mandatory).
NOTE: You must register beforehand for this event. To register and for further information, please contact Louise at 613-882-2358 If you have a canoe and need a partner, or if you don’t have a canoe and would like to partner, please call Louise and she will try to match you up.
In case of severe weather, this event will be cancelled. If in doubt, please call Louise before 8:00 am.
Canoe the Mississippi River from Pakenham to Blakeney (#17 on Guide)
Sunday, July 21, 2013
We will park and launch at Pakenham town beach/sports field/horseshoe pits. The trip will be a flatwater paddle upstream approx. 8.5 km (about 1.5 hrs) to Blakeney; picnic lunch on west bank near falls (short hiking trails, outhouse up near roadway), then paddle back downstream. Typically several herons & other birds.
Car Pooling Arrangements: East Lanark: Esso Gas Station at Almonte (corner of Road 29 & 16 (Christian St. & Wolf Grove, for departure 8:45 am.
Bring: binoculars, lunch, bug juice, life jackets (mandatory)
For registration and further information, please contact Sheldon Scrivens at 613-836-0309 or .
Please note: You must pre-register beforehand for this event. If you have a canoe and need a partner, or don’t have a canoe and would like to partner, please call Sheldon and he will try to match you up.
In case of severe weather, this event will be cancelled. If in doubt, call Sheldon’s cellphone no later than 8:00 am @ 613-720-9506.