Upcoming Hiking and Paddling Events

Upcoming Hikes and Preserve Tours

Please call the Lake County Water Authority at 352-324-6141 ext. 0 to register.

(Notice:  No reservations will be taken more than 30 days in advance of event.)

 


Upcoming Paddling Adventures

Please call the Lake County Water Authority at 352-324-6141 ext. 0 to register.  Space is limited.

(Notice:  No reservations will be taken more than 30 days in advance of event.)

Friday, May 18, 2018
SCRUB POINT PADDLING ADVENTURE – Difficulty Level 2
Scrub Point Preserve / 9 a.m.-noon

Experienced or novice paddlers are invited to join wildlife experts as they canoe or kayak on John’s Lake during this waterway adventure.

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Saturday, September 15, 2018
BEGINNERS PADDLING CLASS – Difficulty Level 1
Hickory Point Recreational Facility / 9 a.m.-noon

Annual class teaches the basics of paddling and introduces novices to different types of canoes and kayaks with naturalists leading the group on a fun paddle on Little Lake Harris.

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Saturday, October 6, 2018
BLACKWATER CREEK PADDLING ADVENTURE – Difficulty Level 2
Lake Norris Conservation Area / 9 a.m.-noon

Considered one of the best paddles in Lake County, staff will guide participants on a tour of the renowned Blackwater Creek, part of the Wekiva Wild and Scenic River system. Paddlers can expect to see wading birds, ibis, osprey, warblers and more.

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Friday, November 2, 2018
PADDLING ADVENTURE – Difficulty Level 2
McDonald Canal Boat Ramp / 9 a.m.-noon

Join Parks and LCWA staff in a guided paddle along the Apopka-Beauclair Canal from McDonald Canal Boat Ramp south to Lake
Apopka. This area is all inside of the Lake Apopka North Shore and home to an abundance of birds and other wildlife