Kayaking Trips

 

 

2014 PADDLING TRIPS

Enjoy the River this summer with us

on a kayaking or canoeing trip.

What To Bring and What You Need To Know guides.

For further information about any listed trip or to register contact us by email at info@merrimack.org or by calling our offices at (978) 655-4742

Last updated on June 2014

July, 2014

July 5 (Saturday) –MERRIMACK RIVER –“Trash Patrol” Paddle on the Merrimack River in Tyngsborough, co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club and MRWC. “The popular Trash Patrol Paddles are back! Spend a great day out on the water and leave the river a little cleaner than you found it. We supply everything but the canoe or kayak! Contact trip leader for details and directions.” Pre-registration is required; Contact trip leader Denise Hurt [(603) 889-4812 (best time to call: 9 AM -9 PM), hurt28@charter.net] to sign up or for more info.

July 9th (Wednesday) – MERRIMACK RIVER, Amoeskeag Rowing Club, Hooksett, NH –Wednesday evening recreational paddle, co- sponsored by the New Hampshire Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club and MRWC. Get out mid-week, away from it all, and spend an evening going on our half-way to sunset and return trips.  Pre-registration is required; Contact the trip leader John Pilla at John.Pilla@yahoo.com to sign up and get the details.

July 12th (Saturday) – MERRIMACK RIVER – Enjoy a day paddle on the Merrimack River. Meet at the baseball fields in North Chelmsford, just behind (East) of Vinyl Square (180 Wotton St., Chelmsford, MA) at 10:00 AM.  Follow Wotton St to the ball field and then to the boat ramp. No shuttle necessary for this trip and no cost. This is an easy flat water paddle.  We will paddle upstream to and around Tyng Island and return, finding a nice beach area to stop for lunch.  Bring plenty of water, sunscreen, wettable clothing, and shoes.  If there is time and interest, there is a nice additional side paddle South through tunnells under mill section of town.  A headlight is suggested for this portion of the trip. Sponsored by the MRWC.  Contact John Pilla at John.Pilla@yahoo.com for additional details.  PFD must be properly worn at all times.

July 16th (Wednesday) – MERRIMACK RIVER, Greeley Park, Nashua, NH – Wednesday evening recreational paddle sponsored by the New Hampshire Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club and MRWC. Get out mid-week, away from it all, and spend an evening going on our half-way to sunset and return trips.  Pre-registration is required; Contact the trip leader John Pilla at John.Pilla@yahoo.com to sign up and get the details.

 

August, 2014

 

August 2 (Saturday) - “The popular Trash Patrol Paddles are back! Spend a great day out on the water and leave the river a little cleaner than you found it. We supply everything but the canoe or kayak! Co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club and MRWC. Contact trip leader for details and directions.” Pre-registration is required; Contact trip leader Denise Hurt [(603) 889-4812 (best time to call: 9 AM -9 PM), hurt28@charter.net] to sign up or for more info. Location TBD.

 

September, 2014

 

September 13 (Saturday) – Nashua, NH to Chelmsford, MA

Contact Rob at Robw57@gmail.com for additional details. Shuttling will be required. More information to be posted soon.

More trips to be added soon! Contact us at info@merrimack.org if you would like to be a trip leader today!

 

For a list of other summer 2014 paddling programs on the Merrimack, we are pleased to showcase those of  our partner, The Souhegan Watershed Association .  For a complete printable copy of their schedule, click here.  http://www.souheganriver.org/Trips_2013.pdf”> .  The Souhegan is a subwatershed of the Merrimack River watershed.