History Kayak Tour on the South Fork River
Sun, Sep 12 | Cramerton

History Kayak Tour on the South Fork River

Borrow a kayak or bring your own, and join Carolina Thread Trail and Gaston County Museum on a 3 to 4-mile History Paddle around Goat Island.
Registration is Closed

Time & Location

Sep 12, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cramerton, 75 Riverside Dr, Cramerton, NC 28032, USA

About the Event

**Catawba Lands Conservancy and Carolina Thread Trail are acting in compliance with local and national guidance on COVID-19, and encourage all program participants to take actions to ensure the safety and comfort of those around them, including maintaining distance and/or wearing a mask if unvaccinated.

Interested in learning more about local history? Borrow a kayak or bring your own, and join Carolina Thread Trail and Gaston County Museum on a 3 to 4-mile History Paddle around Goat Island. Along the way, Alex Brooks, the Education Coordinator with Gaston History Museum, will share about Gaston County’s history from before its textile past through today. On this paddle, you will see history come to life as you float through the regionally important South Fork river and around Goat Island. This kayak paddle will be of moderate effort and we will begin and end at Riverside Park in Cramerton. Rented Kayaks are courtesy of Riverside Marina Paddle and Row in Belmont, NC.

**You must be able to swim to partake in this event.**

DETAILS:
  • Course: light to moderate paddle around South Fork Catawba River in Cramerton
  • Time: Sunday, September 12, 3:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Parking Address: 75 Riverside Dr, Cramerton, NC 28032 MAP
WE PROVIDE:
  • Carolina Thread Trail staff guide
  • Gaston County Museum staff guide
  • Boat, PFD, and paddle rental
  • Safety gear and first aid
  • Extra face masks and hand sanitizer
  • Light appetizers
PLEASE BRING:
  • Full water bottle
  • Water shoes or old sneakers
  • Hat, sunscreen, sunshirt, bug spray
  • Clothes you don’t mind getting wet
  • Personal medical supplies (Epipen, inhaler, etc.)
  • A personal face mask
Registration is Closed

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