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Guided Paddle to Stonedam Island

 June 26, 2024 • 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join us for our annual scenic guided paddle with Dr. Rick Van de Poll! This paddle will take you from Meredith Neck to LRCT’s Stonedam Island Conservation Area in Meredith, a 112-acre property with 2.7 miles of undeveloped shoreline acquired by LRCT in 1982. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about one of the most significant undeveloped island parcels on the Lake. 

The round-trip distance of this paddle will be approximately 4 miles. The level of difficulty is moderate, but please keep in mind that weather conditions on that day may affect the difficulty.

Registration: Registration is required for this event. Please complete our Google Form by clicking the “Sign Up” button below. You will receive a confirmation email, which may take 1-3 days.

Canoes/Kayaks: Participants are expected to bring their own canoes/kayaks and personal flotation devices. We cannot accommodate stand-up paddleboards on this trip.

Bring/Wear: Canoe/kayak and paddle(s); personal flotation device (life jacket); plenty of water; snacks/lunch. Dress appropriately for the weather; bring raingear/warm layers if needed and appropriate footwear for paddling. You may also consider bringing: sunscreen; bug repellent; waterproof bag for your supplies. 

Note: Participants on LRCT paddling excursions are required to wear a personal flotation device (life jacket) during the excursion.

Cost: All LRCT Guided Events are free to all.

Children’s Participation: We cannot accommodate young children on this paddle trip.  Please check in with us in advance if you are considering bringing older children on this guided excursion, to ensure the trip is appropriate for their skill level.

Dog Policy: To ensure the safety and comfort of participants, we are not able to accommodate dogs on our trips.

Cancellation: In the event of inclement weather, you will be notified of the cancellation via email by 5:00pm Tuesday, June 25th.

We ask that if you sign up please plan on attending the full length of the event. Because space is limited, please notify or call the office at (603)253-3301 three days before the event if you are unable to attend so that we can extend the opportunity to others. Thank you!

Questions? Email Stewardship and Outreach Coordinator Micaelie O’Hare at