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Thursday Paddles-WPWA Headquarters

Thursday July 7th @ 9:30 am - 12:00 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.

Put in on south side of Rte 165, 3.5 miles west of Rte 3 where road crosses the river. Here the Wood River is scenic, shallow with some quick water. Arcadia Management Area edges the river and one sees many fishermen. Flat water precedes the dam at Barberville. Takeout is at the WPWA headquarters, which is off Arcadia Road in Hope Valley.

To sign up please contact paddle leader: Elly Heyder, 401-322-1121, and email: [email protected]

Put in: N 41º 34.382’ W 071º 43.291’    Take out: N 41º 32.430’ W 071º 41.766’


  • 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.


Thursday July 7th
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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