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Vets on the River 2023
September 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pmFree
Join Wild Rivers Conservancy staff and St. Croix National Scenic Riverway park rangers on a free paddle connecting veterans to the healing power of the Riverway. Our floating National Park provides a place of reflection, rest and recuperation to all. We invite veterans and active duty service members to join us in an outdoor activity that benefits your physical and mental health, and connects you to others in your local military community.
This is a fully supported paddle. You will be provided with premium kayaks, paddles, and PFDs, as well as a shuttle service from your cars to the initial canoe/kayak landing.
Paddle Length: 10 Miles
Paddle Difficulty: Beginner-friendly
Bathrooms: At start and end with campsite pit toilets along the route
Where to Meet: Whispering Pines Landing
Recommended items to bring/wear:
- Adequate water
- Lunch/snack while on river
- Polarized sunglasses
- Clothing that dries quickly and correlates to weather conditions
- Shoes that can get wet or sandals with straps
This event will be canceled due to inclement weather such as heavy rains and thunderstorms.