Moonlight paddle on Lake Powell at Camp Helen State Park

September 14, 2020

When:
October 2, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – October 3, 2020 @ 9:00 pm
2020-10-02T19:00:00-05:00
2020-10-03T21:00:00-05:00

Enjoy a moonlight paddle on Lake Powell, Florida’s largest coastal dune lake on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 or Saturday, Oct. 3. The mostly quiet excursion from 7 – 9 p.m. will be led by a Park Ranger who will give visitors a unique opportunity to view one of the most ecologically diverse lakes in the world under a nearly full moon. The trip is approximately 2 hours and will begin with a brief safety review and interpretation on why coastal dune lakes are such a rare natural phenomenon. Participants must have previous experience kayaking and be 12 years of age or older. Space is limited; reservations are required. Call Camp Helen State Park at 850-233-5059.

Meet in Visitor Center 10 minutes prior to paddle.

Program is $30 per person, cash only/exact change. Fee includes watercraft rental, life jacket, paddle, glow stick, park admission fee and a donation to the Friends of Camp Helen State Park. Personal watercraft and gear are not permitted.

Description

Enjoy a moonlight paddle on Lake Powell, Florida’s largest coastal dune lake. The mostly quiet excursion led by a Park Ranger will give visitors a unique opportunity to view one of the most ecologically diverse lakes in the world under a nearly full moon. The trip is approximately 2 hours and will begin with a brief safety review and interpretation on why coastal dune lakes are such a rare natural phenomenon. Participants must have previous experience kayaking and be 12 years of age or older. Space is limited; reservations are required. Call Camp Helen State Park at 850-233-5059.

Event Essential Eligibility Criteria

Contact scarlett.a.dunn@FloridaDEP.gov for more information

Camp Helen State Park is located at 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach FL 32413