Desoto State Park

Daybreak Flatwater Paddle Trip

Event Dates:
July 15, 2023, 7:00 am
July 15, 2023, 10:00 am
DSP Daybreak Flatwater Paddle Trip

Events In & Around DeSoto State Park:


Daybreak Flatwater Paddle Trip

DeSoto Falls Picnic Area-Alabama

DeSoto State Park staff offers this relaxing guided morning paddle trip on scenic Little River. Enjoy the peace and quiet of nature as we paddle upstream on the ‘coke bottle clear’ waters of the West Fork of Little River. Learn about this outstanding water source with its clear water, plant & animal life, and about the history of the area around DeSoto Falls in Dekalb County, Alabama.

What to know: This trip is approximately 4 miles round trip on flatwater, under your own power & spans a 3 to 3 1/2-hour period. Includes kayak, paddle, & personal flotation device.

What to bring: Appropriate clothing, bug spray, snacks, and drinking water.

Date: July 15, 2023

Time: 7:00 am-10:00 am

Where: DeSoto Falls Picnic Area-Miller’s Bend Paddle Shack (about 7 miles from main park area of DeSoto State Park)

Fee: $30.00 for single kayak rental (tandem kayaks are available on a limited basis for $50.00)

Pre-registration closes July 12, 2023 – at 5:00 p.m. Pre-registration form: