Desoto State Park

Little River Quilt of Color Paddle

Event Dates:
November 1, 2019, 2:00 pm
Little River Quilt of Color Paddle

Events In & Around DeSoto State Park:

Little River Quilt of Color Paddle

DeSoto Falls Picnic Area-Alabama

DeSoto State Park staff offers this relaxing guided flatwater paddle on scenic Little River, all while surrounded by changing colors of fall foliage. Enjoy the peace and quiet of nature as we paddle upstream on the ‘coke bottle clear’ waters of the West Fork of Little River. The leaves will be turning, and this particular weekend in Autumn should be spectacular with color.

What to know: This trip is approximately 4 miles round trip on flatwater, spans a 3 to 3 1/2-hour period and includes kayak, paddle, & personal flotation device. Groups are small and intimate and range from 2 to 10 participants. Weight limits: 300 pounds for singles & 450 for tandems.

What to bring: Headlamp or flashlight, weather appropriate clothing, camera, snacks, drinking water etc.

Dates: Friday, November 1, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm-5:30 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, -85.589668.

Fee: $25.00 for single kayak rental (tandem kayaks are available on a limited basis)

Pre-registration closes October 30th.Call 256.997.5025(leave a voicemail) or email Brittney.Hughes@dcnr.alabama.gov to pre-register. Please leave a phone number, indicate number of boats and what type requested.