Desoto State Park

Sunset Simmer-Down Paddle Trip

Event Dates:
July 26, 2020, 4:00 pm
Simmer down Paddle

Events In & Around DeSoto State Park:


Sunset Simmer-Down Paddle Trip

DeSoto Falls Picnic Area-Alabama

DeSoto State Park staff offers this relaxing guided sunset paddle trip on the 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, spans a 4-hour period and includes kayak & personal flotation device.

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

Date: Sunday, July 26, 2020

Time: 4:00 pm-8:00 pm

Where: Meet at DeSoto Falls Picnic Area-Miller’s Bend Paddle Shack (about 7 miles from main park area of DeSoto State Park) Coordinates: 34.549124, -84.589668

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

Pre-registration closes June 18th by 5:00 pm. To register, email: Please provide date of paddle, a phone number; indicate number of boats, and what type requested for the trip.