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Paddle the Madawaska River

Paddle the Madawaska River

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Paddle 7 km on the Madawaska, upstream from Clay Banks (on White Lake Rd. south of Arnprior) up to the picnic site below the Stewartville hydro dam. Keep an eye out for herons, ducks, swallows, otter, snapping turtles, etc.

Note: At times strong downstream currents may be present as flow is dependent upon hydro dam releases.

Madawaska 7Km












Car Pooling Arrangements: Meet at the Antrim Truck Stop located at 580 White Lake Rd. (County Road # 2) on the south side of Hwy 417 (exit 184 westbound) at Arnprior for an 8:45 am departure.

Bring: Picnic lunch, water binoculars, lunch, bug juice, sunscreen, life jackets (mandatory), bailer & whistle.

Note: You must pre-register for this event.

For registration and further information, please contact Olga Janoska at 613-622-0910 or . If you have a canoe and need a partner, or don’t have a canoe and would like to partner, please call Olga and she will try to match you with up.

In case of severe weather, this event will be cancelled. If in doubt, please call Olga’s cell phone (613-285-0627) before 8 am to check.