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Watts Bar Paddle-Spring 2022

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Long Island Marina

1060 Paint Rock Ferry Rd

Kingston, TN 37763

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Join us for a group paddle on Watts Bar Lake on May 21, 2022!

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This permitted event allows kayaking, paddle boarding, and canoeing enthusiasts to connect as a community in a safe and responsible way. Please be sure to register for this event as information on routes, safety, liability, weather updates, and other important details will be emailed before the event.

Launch & Route: We will launch from Long Island Marina. We will take out at 58 Landing in Kingston, TN. Paddlers have the option to stop at Fort Southwest Point and tour the historical area or paddle onto 58 Landing. We encourage you to be prepared to launch around 8:15 am with a scheduled launch at 8:30 am. However, depending on the fog, launching could be later. The total trip will be approximately 5 miles. Each participant is responsible for their own transportation from the end point back to the launch.

*See route map for details*

Addresses:

Long Island Marina- 1060 Paint Rock Ferry Rd, Kingston, TN 37763

58 Landing - 696 S Kentucky St, Kingston, TN 37763

Additional Information: We encourage you to pack a light lunch, plenty of water, binoculars, and all other adequate gear for kayaking! Make sure to follow the Roane County Government's Facebook page and the Roane County Visitor's Bureau social media pages @VisitRoane to get the most up-to-date information on this event, other upcoming events, and much more!

In the event of forecasted weather creating unsafe conditions, this event will be rescheduled to Saturday, June 4, 2022. A post will be shared on social media and an email will be sent to participants notifying them.

This event has been organized by Roane County's Tennessee RiverLine 652 Leadership Team in partnership with the Roane County Visitor's Bureau and Roane County Government.

To ensure the safety of all attendees, this event will require the following:

  • each participant is encouraged to register for the event in order for event organizers to send important information regarding the event;
  • each participant is responsible for their own transportation from the end point back to the launch;
  • each participant must provide their own water and snacks for this event;
  • each participant will be encouraged to complete a brief virtual Safety Orientation before launching their craft;
  • all minors must be accompanied by an adult;
  • each participant is encouraged to adopt Leave No Trace principles.

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