june, 2018

30jun9:00 am1:00 pmWild Women of the Woods on the Water Paddle

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Event Details

This paddle is for women woodland owners, women who love the woods and women who just want a day on the wild and scenic St. Croix River! If you qualify under one of these categories, this paddle is for you. Paddle leaders from the SCRA, MN DNR and MN Women’s Woodland Network will share their knowledge of the North Woods’ forest and wildlife, forest ecology, and managing a woodland property during the day’s 12 mile journey from Nelson’s Landing to Hwy 70 north of Grantsburg, WI.

This wild stretch of remote river will offer the opportunity to enjoy nature and expand your woodland knowledge with like-minded women and new female friends. Wildlife, wildflowers and wilderness are all part of the adventure too, so grab your bestie and paddle with the SCRA!

Age: 18 and above

Difficulty Level: Moderate; there are some minor rapids during the first half of the journey.

Fitness Level and/or Special Skills Necessary: Participants should be able sit for several hours in a canoe or kayak; majority should be able to grip a paddle unless they are riding in the middle of the canoe.

Meeting Place: Wild River Outfitters in Grantsburg, WI (see address and map above)

Please bring: water, snacks/lunch, a few layers (it can always get chilly, may rain), sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, and a sense of adventure.

Suggested clothing: Appropriate layers for the weather, secure water sandals or shoes (not flip-flops).

Important Information
*PFD’s are required on SCRA trips, so bring your own if you have one that you like, otherwise we will provide one.
*Paddle will be cancelled in the event of extreme wind or cold temperatures, heavy rain, hail, lightening

Time

(Saturday) 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location

Wild River Outfitters

15177 State Road 70, Grantsburg, Wisconsin 54840