Upcoming Paddles in the Panhandle

April 20, 2011

Photo courtesy West Florida Canoe and Kayak Club.
Photo courtesy West Florida Canoe and Kayak Club.

The West Florida Canoe and Kayak Club offers a variety of paddles in the Northwest Florida Panhandle. If you are interesting in becoming a member, you can go to their website at www.clubkayak.com/wfckc or contact Wes Mosteller at wesjane@earthlink.net

The Florida Panhandle Canoe and Kayak Connection (FPCKC) is dedicated to recreational paddling in the Florida Panhandle (including Pensacola, Panama City, Marianna, and Tallahassee) and the surrounding areas. Go to http://www.fpckc.com/ for a list of upcoming paddles in our area.

Guests are welcome on trips as long as they have the skills to safely navigate the waters being paddled.  Guests must sign a waiver form and have an Eglin Recreational Pass if the trip is on the Base.  Paddlers must supply their own boat.

May 21, Upper Blackwater River

Easy to Moderate
Austin Asquith will lead a pets welcome paddle Saturday, May 21st on the upper Blackwater River. The put-in will be at Kennedy Bridge in northwest Okaloosa County. The take-out will be at Cotton Bridge on State Highway 4 about four miles west of Baker, Florida. River mileage is about twelve miles.
Take this road (Beaver Creek Road) north (right) about 5.8 miles to next paved road on right (Kennedy Bridge Road). Follow Kennedy Bridge Road for about 3.2 miles and look for the put-in road on the right just past the bridge.

June 18, Summer party at Blue Angel Recreation Area

This is a club favorite event on Perdido Bay. There will be lots of canoes and kayaks to try out, plus food and friends.
If you want to camp let Charlie or Barb know, we will sponsor you. Camping is on a first come basis. Cost is $14.50 a night/water & elec. great new bath houses. It is on Perdido Bay, so plan on swimming too. 850-969-9905 or 850-380-6225.




    1. The Mussel Exploration Trip has been moved up a day to Sunday, May 31.

    1. The Mussel Exploration Trip on May 31 was canceled due to flooded river conditions, and is now rescheduled. Here is the information for that paddle:

      When: Saturday, July 11, 2009
      What: Mussel Trip on Conecuh River
      Time: Leave from Subway in Milton (across from Milton High) at 8:30 a.m.
      Put-In: Hwy 29 and Conecuh River (south of Brooklyn, AL)
      Take-Out: Mancil Rock Road

      Contact: Tina Murphy
      Email:tcmkayaker@gmail.com Ph. 910-7035
      Cell phone: 982-2217 for contact on Saturday

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