Desoto State Park

Meandering Moonlight Guided Paddle

Event Dates:
May 23, 2024, 7:00 pm
May 23, 2024, 10:00 pm
DSP Moonlight

Meandering Moonlight Guided Paddle

DeSoto State Park staff offers this relaxing guided moonlight 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. Enjoy this flatwater paddle as the sun goes down and the full moon comes up. Experience the peace & quiet of the gloaming-time!

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. Muse be able to paddle upstream and back (no current) Weight limits: 300 pounds for singles & 450 for tandems. Ages 8 to adult.


What to bring: Appropriate clothing for weather (you may get wet), headlamp or flashlight, bug spray, snacks, and drinking water.

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2024

Time: 7:00 pm-10:00 pm

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 (2 person-tandem kayaks are available on a limited basis for $50.00)

Pre-registration closes May 19th. Pre-registration: