Great Drift Paddle
2018 Great Drift
Come join the 8th Annual Great Drift Paddle, Saturday, April 21, 2018! Be a part of the fun, FREE drift along a quiet portion of the Dog River Scenic Blueway inside the southern most section of the vast urban watershed. Required launch/safety meeting at 1 PM, launch to follow. We are returning to Perch Creek inside McNally Park located at 4380 Park Road off Dauphin Island Parkway near the tip of Mobile’s Peninsula. The site offers plenty of parking.
Bring your own canoe, kayak or stand-up paddleboard (SUP),no motorized vessels. OR, you may rent one from Sunshine Canoes (251-367-4144). Reserve early. On-site help available beginning at noon.
ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST SHOW PROOF OF SIGNED WAIVER available by checking box during online registration or during in-person registration. REGISTER ONLINE HERE.
The annual Post Drift Party will be held immediately following at River Shack Restaurant and Grill at the mouth of Dog River – only a quick 2 mile drive south. Again this year, the River Shack will provide DISCOUNTED FOOD for registered paddlers.
The Dog River Scenic Blueway is a project of Dog River Clearwater Revival promoting stewardship of the Dog River Watershed, cultural and historical awareness, and recreational opportunities for paddling enthusiasts and recreational boaters in Mobile’s urban river and its tributaries. The Dog River Scenic Blueway: a string of sites along Dog River that provide public access to the River and all it’s natural beauty. 2018 GREAT DRIFT PRESS RELEASE.
Remember to bring your life vest, dry bag/box and whistle!! THANK YOU!!