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Tar River Canoeing

Paddling our local waterways is a great way to experience the natural beauty of our area. Over the course of the paddling season we will paddle much of the Tar River in Nash and Edgecombe counties, including a moonlight trip on the reservoir!

Prior to registering please read the FAQs and Acknowledgment of Risk form, do not hesitate to contact us with any questions. Transportation, guides and canoes are provided, no experience is necessary. $22 per participant, $40 for two. Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Seats are limited. Non-resident fee will apply.

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Canoe the Upper Tar River

April 28, 1:30 pm

Canoe the undeveloped beauty of western Nash County upstream of the Tar River Reservoir. Register Here

Lamon's Ferry to Nashville Road Canoe Trips

Thursday, June 6, 5:50 pm - 9:00 pm Register Here

Thursday, July 18, 5:50 pm - 9:00 pm Register Here

Sunday, October 6, 1:30 pm Register Here

The quintessential paddling route in the area, perfect for beginners and experienced paddlers. Flatwater, riffles, herons, and gar will accompany us on our journey.

Battle Park to Highway 97 Evening Canoe Trips

Thursday, June 20, 5:50 pm - 9:00 pm Register Here

Thursday, August 15, 5:50 pm - 9:00 pm Register Here

Sunday, October 27, 1:30 pm Register Here

Watch the character of the river change from the rocks and riffles of the piedmont to the sandy bars coastal plain. Little Falls and abundant wildlife are all present along the route.

Moonlight Paddle on the Reservoir

September 13, 7:00 pm

Join us for a moonlight paddle on the Tar River Reservoir. Register Here