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Lake Wicwas Guided Paddle

 June 23, 2023 • 9:00 – 11:00 am

Join us on Friday, June 23rd at 9:00am for a scenic guided paddle on Lake Wicwas in Meredith. LRCT Guide, Scott Powell, will lead participants along the eastern and western shores of Lake Wicwas and up the narrow stream to a beaver dam on Blake Brook if water levels permit. Participants will paddle past LRCT conserved lands and have the chance to view loons and their chicks, heron, osprey, tree swallows, kingbirds, many passerines, and maybe a bald eagle! The trip will be about 3 miles round trip. 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.

 

Paddlers

Additional Information:

What to Bring: 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. 

Participants are expected to bring their own canoes/kayaks and personal flotation devices. We cannot accommodate stand-up paddleboards on this trip. Participants on LRCT paddling excursions are required to wear a personal flotation device (pfd/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, participants will be notified of the cancellation via email by 5:00pm Thursday, June 22nd.

We ask that if you sign up please plan on attending the full length of the event. Because space is limited, please notify mohare@lrct.org 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!