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Saturday, September 7, 2019 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Discover the abundant wildlife in the Patuxent River wetlands as you paddle some of the smaller branches of the river to look for beavers, birds, other wildlife, and flowering wetland plants.
Discover the abundant wildlife in the Patuxent River wetlands. We'll paddle some of the smaller branches of the river to look for beavers, birds, other wildlife, and flowering wetland plants. Children must be at least 7 years old. Children under 13 must be accompanied by two paddling adults. The child will sit in the middle of the canoe with adults paddling. Maximum three to a canoe. Children 13 and older may paddle. Trips are 4 hours long and include: general orientation, basic paddling lesson, up to 0.5 mile walk to canoes/kayaks, launching canoes, and paddling. Paddlers can expect to actively paddle for 2 to 2.5 hours. The Patuxent River is a relatively slow-moving river, but paddlers must be able to propel the canoe or kayak through the water. Participants must be able to: • Independently participate in all activities while maintaining an appropriate and safe body position. • Manage all personal care and personal mobility independently. • Effectively communicate with leaders and other participants. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time. Bring plenty of water, lunch/snack, sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses, and closed toed shoes that can get wet. Fee: $20. Ages 7 and older. Registration required: https://apm.activecommunities.com/aarecparks/Home Active Net Activity #17398. For questions, call 410-741-9330 or email [email protected]
Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711