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MVFN Paddle on Pike Lake

MVFN Paddle on Pike Lake

Get your canoes, kayaks and paddles ready!

SATURDAY, August 12, 2017 (rain date Sunday, August 13)

We will follow paddle # 26 on MVFN’s Lanark County Canoe & Kayak Journeys map/guide. Pike Lake is south of County Rd. #10 between Perth and Westport.  The launch site is near the dam in Grant’s Creek and from there we will paddle into Pike Lake. We will stay south through the islands and then return. We will lunch on one of the many islands.  There is an extensive wetland at the east end of the lake, and in one of the mainland bays there is usually a small sandy beach that is good for swimming.

Leader:  Cliff Bennett

Car Pooling: East Lanark, meet at Union Hall for departure at 8:30 a.m.; West Lanark, meet at Glen Tay Public School, 9:15 a.m.; or, meet at the boat launch site at 9:30 a.m.

Bring: lunch, insect repellent, binoculars, sun screen, etc. Ensure you are equipped with proper floatation gear, bailing bucket, whistle, heaving line, etc.

Registration: You must pre-register for this event. MVFN membership must be up-to-date. You may bring a friend or two, subject to approval of trip leader. For registration and further information, please contact Brenda Boyd at:   or 613-256-2706.

In case of severe weather on the morning of the event, please call Brenda before 8:00 a.m. to confirm.  Rain date the next day, Sunday, August 13, 2017.