Desoto State Park

Meandering Moonlight Paddle Trip

Event Dates:
July 22, 2021, 7:00 pm
July 22, 2021, 10:00 pm
DSP Moonlight Paddle Event Cover Photo

Meandering Moonlight Paddle Trip

DeSoto Falls Picnic Area-Alabama

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. Weight limits: 300 pounds for singles & 450 for tandems. Ages 8 to adult.

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

Date: Thursday, July 22, 2021

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 July 19th, 2021 -5:00 p.m. To register, email

**Please provide date of paddle, a phone number; indicate number of boats and what type (single/tandem) requested for the trip. Payment will be required at time of registration**