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LAKE PLEASANT REGIONAL PARK

PADDLE FEST 2013
Saturday, April 27
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: Follow signs from the main entrance off Castle Hot Springs Road to the north entrance of Lake Pleasant to Fireman's Cove.

5 a.m. •  Early morning paddle fishing derby - Ed Elefante
   5:30 a.m. start fishing. Program runs through 12 p.m.
8 a.m. •  Try out a paddle craft - all day 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    See shoreline booths for free demo rides, must stay inside
    Fireman's Cove
9 a.m. •  Throw bag instruction - Desert Voyagers
•  Super basic strokes clinic - Desert Rivers Outfitters
•  How to modify a kayak - Rick Johnson
10 a.m. •  River of Dreams Poker Paddle for prizes - Jeff and Desert
    Paddlers
•  Throw bag contest begins (all day) - Desert Voyagers
11:30 a.m •  River of Dreams Poker Paddle awards - Stage
12 p.m. •  Blind-folded two kayak relay race - Ranger Terry
12:30 p.m. •  Super basic strokes clinic - Desert River Outfitters
•  Basic kayaking strokes clinic - Go Kayak Arizona
1 p.m. •  Around Little Island Portage Relay - Ranger Terry - Men,
   women and children divisions
1:30 p.m. •  Scavenger hunt paddle - Ranger Terry
2 p.m. •  Cheap kayak gear you can make from recycled materials -
   Rick Johnson
•  Re-entering A Boat clinic - Desert Voyagers
2:30 p.m. •  Awards for Scavenger Hunt - Stage with Ranger Terry
3 p.m.

•  Jamming with The Tourists music duo - On the stage from
    3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
•  Super Basic Strokes Clinic - Desert River Outfitters
•  Kayak Roll Clinic - Desert Voyagers

4 p.m. •  Five Kayak Centipede Paddle Race - Ranger Terry
4:30 p.m. •  Tandem Kayak Obstacle Course Relay Race - Jared, Dylan
    and Ranger Terry


ON-GOING BOOTH

  • Arizona Hiking Shack / Desert Voyagers - Adventure trips, outdoor gear and training
  • Arizona Outdoor and Travel Club
  • Brock Fish Paddle Boards
  • Building Your Own Paddle Craft
  • Building A Skin On Frame Kayak
  • City of Tempe Parks and Recreation - Tempe Town Lake
  • Coast Guard Auxilary - Paddlesafe
  • Desert Paddlers Club
  • Lake Pleasant Desert Outdoor Center Canoeing
  • Desert Mountain Paddlers Meet-Up Club
  • Desert River Outfitters - Paddle trips, kayaks and paddle boards
  • Go Kayak Arizona - Kayak rentals
  • Go Stand Up Paddle - Paddle board rental and instruction
  • I-Yad Adventures - Paddle board rentals, classes and tours
  • Paddle Arizona Meet-Up Club
  • Prescott Paddlers Club
  • River of Dreams Adaptive Recreation - Kayaking for people with disabilities
  • Shaka Boards - Paddle boards
  • Southern Arizona Paddlers Club
  • Southwest Kayaks and Hobies
  • Sports Chalet - Kayaks, rentals, outdoor gear and more
Fees: $6 per vehicle park entry fee + $2 per paddle craft into the park
 
See you at Paddle Fest for a great time!!!

 

Exploring New Trails with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant
Lake Pleasant and the Central Arizona Project Connection - Lake Pleasant

Exploring New Trails - Come Hike it with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant - 10/24/2014
"Know Your Knots" Park Ranger Program - Lake Pleasant - 10/24/2014
PROGRAM CANCELLED Exploring New Trails - Come Hike it with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant - 10/25/2014
PROGRAM CANCELLED Night Time Birds, Live! At Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant - 10/25/2014
Exploring New Trails with the Park Ranger - Lake Pleasant - 10/30/2014
A Close Look at Rocks, Minerals and Crystals - Lake Pleasant - 10/30/2014
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Exploring the Islands of Lake Pleasant - 10/31/2014
Shoreline Fishing Talk @ Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant - 11/1/2014
Lake Pleasant and the Central Arizona Project Connection - Lake Pleasant - 11/1/2014
Scenic Lake Pleasant, a walk with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant - 11/1/2014
Arizona Birds, Live! At Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant - 11/1/2014
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Sunset and Moon Glow Paddle - 11/1/2014
Thursday Evening Bird Watch Hike With the Full Moon - Lake Pleasant - 11/6/2014
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 8AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 11/7/2014
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 10AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 11/7/2014
Yavapai Trail Hike with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant - 11/8/2014
Exploring the Desert Scenic Hike with the Ranger - Lake Pleasant - 11/13/2014
Looking for Birds Hike - Lake Pleasant - 11/14/2014
Scenic Shorline Hike Above Lake Pleasant - 11/14/2014
Cottonwood Trail Hike with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant - 11/15/2014
Lake Pleasant Trails Grand Opening Celebration - 11/16/2014
Scenic "See the Lake Like Never Before" Hike - Lake Pleasant - 11/20/2014
Reptile Discovery and Feeding - Lake Pleasant - 11/21/2014
Long Hike by Lake Pleasant - 11/22/2014
Shoreline Fishing Talk @ Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant - 11/29/2014
more...


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Lake Pleasant Regional Park
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Morristown, AZ 85342
Entry Station 1-928-501-1710
Fax 602-372-8596
lakepleasant@mail.maricopa.gov

For GPS entry: Lake Pleasant Visitor Center
                       Overlook Road
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