The Pamlico Rural Tourism Council announces the Pamlico Paddle for 2009 with a paddle set for the creeks in and near Oriental Saturday August 8. There are courses designed for both beginning and advanced paddlers.

Check-in begins at 7:30am on August 8 at the Wildlife boat ramp in Oriental. The paddle starts at 9am.

There are three trails — a 4 mile beginner paddle on Smith Creek, a 6 mile intermediate journey on Greens Creek, and a 9 mile advanced trip out on the Neuse River. Volunteers will help unload and load kayaks and canoes and help with the launching.

New>>> The 2009 Pamlico Paddle registration form is now online - click here to download.

A release waiver must also be signed (they are standard forms used by the American Canoe Association):

Please Note: at the top of both standard waiver forms are membership type boxes to be checked. Unless you are currently an ACA member (in which case you should check the first box), please choose the box designating your desire for an, "ACA Event Membership for $5". This $5 event membership is covered by your Pamlico Paddle registration fee.

You will be able to pick up your paddle information and t-shirt on the morning of the paddle.

All kayakers are welcomed regardless of their level of skill

Contact Info:

The Pamlico Paddle
Pamlico Rural Tourism Council
300 Hodges Street
Oriental, NC 28571

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