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.)

 


Black Water Creek Paddling Adventure • Friday, April 28, 9:00 am – Noon, Difficulty Level 2

Considered one of the best paddles in Lake County, staff will guide participants on a tour of the renowned Black Water Creek, part of the Wekiva Wild and Scenic River system.  Paddlers can expect to see wading birds, ibis, osprey, robins, warblers and more.             Please call the Lake County Water Authority at 352-324-6141, ext. 0 to register.  NOTE! – REGISTRATION FOR THIS PADDLING EVENT OPENS MARCH 28TH!!


Beginners Paddling Class • Saturday, May 20th, 9:00 am – Noon, Difficulty Level 2

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 at Hickory Point Park.       Please call the Lake County Water Authority at 352-324-6141, ext. 0 to register.  NOTE! – REGISTRATION FOR THIS PADDLING EVENT OPENS APRIL 20TH!!


Lower Wekiva Clean-Up • Thursday, October 19th, 9:00 am – 11 am, Difficulty Level 2

Take a paddling trip with naturalists on Florida’s National Scenic River, the Wekiva River, to experience the abundant wildlife and beautiful surroundings.  While participants travel the waterway, they can help preserve the health of the river by picking up litter along the way.       Please call the Lake County Water Authority at 352-324-6141, ext. 0 to register.  NOTE! – REGISTRATION FOR THIS PADDLING EVENT OPENS SEPTEMBER 19TH!!


Double Run/Lake Harris Blueway Paddling Adventure • Sunday, November 18th, 9:00 am – Noon, Difficulty Level 2

Tucked away on Little Lake Harris is the Double Run Spring, where naturalists will lead paddlers to explore this hidden paradise and the wildlife that call this area home.    Please call the Lake County Water Authority at 352-324-6141, ext. 0 to register. NOTE! – REGISTRATION FOR THIS PADDLING EVENT OPENS OCTOBER 18TH!!