Connecting people with nature in Ontario's Mississippi Valley

MVFN Mississippi Paddle downriver from Appleton

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Join MVFN for a paddle on the Mississippi River downstream from Appleton.

Please note NEW departure time of 10 A.M.

Photo Simon Lunn

Leader: John Willis

Location: meet at the departure point, Appleton Bay Park (510 River Rd, Almonte) for departure at 10:00 A.M. Appleton Bay Park is on River Road just below the dam in Appleton.

Bring: lots of water, bathing suit, insect repellent, binoculars, sunscreen, etc. Ensure you are equipped with life jacket, bailing bucket, whistle, heaving line, extra paddle, etc

Lunch: We will be going to the Barley Mow for lunch.

MVFN membership must be up-to-date (check your membership card). You can update and pay for your membership on the MVFN website. You may bring a friend or two, subject to the approval of the trip leader.

Pre-registration: You must pre-register for this event by completing the form found here. If you need to partner up with someone, please contact the leader who may be able to accommodate you.

In case of possible severe weather on the day of the paddle, check your email before 8:00 A.M. for a confirmation. Please inform the leader if you sign up, and are not able to attend.