Moonlight Paddle at Merrick State Park


Discover the wonders of the backwaters of the Mississippi River by moonlight! Merrick State Park is hosting a moonlight paddle on Thursday, July 26, at 8 p.m.

Bring your own canoe/kayak or rent one of the park’s by calling 608-687-4936 to reserve a canoe/kayak; the rental fee is $15. You may pick up your rental equipment from the Contact Station prior to going to the South Boat Landing, where the group will be meeting to leave at promptly 8:30 p.m. — be sure to get there early!

This excursion is for paddlers ages 10 and up, and some canoeing/kayaking experience is advisable. Participation is limited to a total of 25 people, so please call the park to reserve your spot. This trip will last approximately two hours. If it rains or the Mississippi River levels are unsafe, this event will be cancelled. Vehicle admission stickers are required and can be purchased at the Contact Station.

The Merrick Turtles sponsor this program.


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