Desoto State Park

Sunset Simmer-Down Paddle Trip

Event Dates:
August 15, 2020, 4:00 pm
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: August 15, 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 August 13th, 2020. 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.**