Thursday Paddles: Bradford
Thursday July 21st @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Bring your own kayak/canoe, paddle, life jacket, whistle, water, snacks, etc. Some of us will go swimming. Be aware that our trips leave promptly so please be on time.
No vehicle shuttle. This will be the stretch of the Pawcatuck River starting at Bradford Landing (across from BDA) and going upstream to Burdickville dam. Meet at Bradford Landing, which is located off Rte 91 in Bradford. From I-95, take Exit 1 and go South on Rte 3 for about 2 miles to Ashaway. Turn left (South) onto Rte 216 for about 2.3 miles to Rte 91(and Rte 216) for about 0.4 mile to the Bradford Fishing Access Area which is on the left after crossing the river and across from Bradford Dying Association. The paddle is EASY and about 5 miles round trip.
To sign up, please contact paddle leader: Janice Fifer, (401)213-6479, and email: [email protected]
Launch site: N 41º 24.363’ W 071º 44.905’
- PFD’s: Personal flotation devices or Life Jackets MUST be worn by all our paddlers properly zipped and/or buckled at all times while on the water, in the manner intended by the manufacturer. Persons not willing to follow this requirement are not permitted on our trips. Inflatable PFD’s are NOT allowed.
- Sound signal (whistle, horn, etc.) is required.
- If weather is questionable, contact leader.
- If you wish to have a free vessel safety check contact Sally Hanson. This can be done before or after a paddle as long as Sally is there.