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The Endless Mountains Heritage Region and Endless Mountain Outfitters (EMO) are teaming up for a benefit paddle for the French Azilum Historic Site that will take participants on a 10-mile river journey from the French Azilum boat launch back to EMO in Sugar Run! Whether you are an experienced paddler or just a beginner, this Fall Heritage Paddle is for you!
Register online and arrive at EMO by 9 a.m. on Oct. 2 to sign-in. Paddlers will be shuttled to French Azilum for a safety brief and a short presentation, then launch downriver and stop for lunch and a history and environmental lesson at an island near Homets Ferry (Masks will be required during the shuttle). We’ll paddle back to EMO for a BBQ dinner by Catering the Wright Way at 5 p.m. as well as a tasting with Deep Roots Hard Cider! This event will benefit the French Azilum Historic Site.
Registration is $60 for those bringing their own watercraft and $100 per person for those renting a kayak or tandem kayak/canoe. This registration fee includes your donation to French Azilum, insurance, the dinner, tasting and educational programming.
Due to alcohol being served, this paddle is for adults 21 and over. Paddlers should bring appropriate footwear and clothing, lunch/snacks, sunscreen, and a supply of water.