Desoto State Park

Sunset Simmer-Down Paddle Trip

Event Dates:
July 23, 2022, 4:00 pm
July 23, 2022, 8:00 pm
DSP Sunset Simmer Down Paddle Trip

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: Saturday, July 23, 2022
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 July 19th, 2022 – at 5:00 p.m. To register, email Paige.Norsworthy@dcnr.alabama.gov. **PLEASE provide date of paddle, a phone number; indicate number of boats and what type (single/tandem) requested for the trip. You will be contacted by phone and payment will be required at time of registration** www.alapark.com/kayak-little-river