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Buffalo River Trip

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  • I am not comfortable organizing this by myself. I need help or I will cancel this Sunday 5/12.  I would like to rent tubes or kayaks. I would like to spend the night.

    Please post here or call me at[masked]-8080.

    Thanks

    Dana

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  • Bill B.

    I went, very nice trip hammocked camped 2 nights on the river did 19.7 miles. You sure missed a lot of fun!, next trip 11 point or the spring river

    1 · May 23, 2013

  • Paula C.

    I'm sorry I have missed out on all the convo and sorry this has been cancelled. I guess I should change my email preferences)! I will definitely like to go on the next one and will be on an organizing group. My cell phone is[masked]-8508.

    For anyone interested, if you are a member of the Wolf River Conservancy, the first Saturday of each month they have a supported paddle trip on a section of the Wolf River. I have gone on one and it is a good way for inexperienced kayakers to get started.

    May 17, 2013

  • Geoffrey

    I just checked with Eddie Miller who, if you don't know him, is an instructor and authority on this subject. He advises that the water is very low right now and that this isn't the best time to be on the river. I thank Dana for having a great idea but it is looking like the meetup should be canceled. Maybe we can schedule another trip sometime.

    May 15, 2013

    • Gavin A.

      I agree. We have recently added the ability for people to "suggest a meetup." Why don't you go ahead and take the collected information from this, and use that feature. This will put it in the hopper for a later date. Thanks!

      May 15, 2013

    • Matt

      Gavin- That sounds like a good idea.

      May 15, 2013

  • Dana M

    Work has been intense and I'm in the middle of home renovations. I haven't been able to do squat. I am not sure if I will even be able to go. Someone needs to take over. Get a count of folks definitely interested. Pick a camp site. Pick a rental place. Make reservations. Sorry I am not able to help more. I've bitten off way more than I can chew.

    May 14, 2013

  • Geoffrey

    Dana, I added my family to the RSVP. Reading the comments thread I see there may be a lot of questions in the air as to outfitter, exact location, and camping. You are also looking for help organizing. Lisa seems to have volunteered. This close to deadline we need to settle these questions. So, I volunteer to help organize. Please contact me directly to fill me in on what I need to do to help.

    May 13, 2013

  • mashan t.

    Cant wait!

    May 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Dana, I can help if you still need it. Let me know what you need this sounds like an awesome trip.

    May 12, 2013

    • Jason F.

      Not to answer for Dana, which is what I guess I am doing, but I think she wants someone to take lead on this and find a place to go, find out the prices, availability, etc. It it doesn't pan out this coming weekend, maybe the next weekend, I don't know. This is Dana's brainchild but she wants someone to give it legs and make it go.

      May 12, 2013

  • Gavin A.

    Wish I could go, but I will be on a Boy Scout camping trip that weekend with my oldest. Hope it works out for you guys!

    May 12, 2013

  • Eric s.

    I can assist with carpooling I live in Lakeland.

    May 12, 2013

  • Lisa N.

    I would love to do this. Please let me know what I can do to help get this going. Im In!

    August 2, 2012

    • Dana M

      I missed your post. Are you still willing to help?

      May 10, 2013

  • Matt

    Who is in charge of getting this organized? It looks like very little is formalized with only about a week to go....

    May 10, 2013

    • Dana M

      See post on my post 4/29 and my response to Bill Brents.

      May 10, 2013

  • Bill B.

    Hay Matt, I just noticed this was an older post may months ago and it looks like there are no organizers. I just noticed it yesterday and signed up for it.

    May 10, 2013

    • Jason F.

      I think many would like to go if it can be organized in a week. A post of Dana's did say it was an idea, but she needed help to plan and get it going. If anyone has the urge to be lead on this...

      May 10, 2013

    • Dana M

      I did ask for help planning on 4/29. As of now, no one stepped up. I am going to cancel on Sunday if no one offers helps. I am not willing to plan something this big by myself.

      May 10, 2013

  • Jason F.

    Are there any other details like where we might go? Looked up Buffalo River in TN and this place came up http://www.crazyhorsecanoe.com it shows prices and has a place to camp etc.

    May 9, 2013

  • Bill B.

    Would like to car pool with someone, I live in Germantown.

    May 9, 2013

  • Bill B.

    I plan on taking my Kayak and camping. Is anybody camping or taking there boat?

    May 9, 2013

  • Jason F.

    I work that day, but will try to get off. Sounds awesome.

    May 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'd probably do it as a day trip so I'd be willing to carpool to help out.

    May 1, 2013

  • Carol S.

    I don't canoe, hope all will join you sounds fun!!

    April 29, 2013

  • Dana M

    I am not up to the challenge of organizing this alone. I either need some help or I am going to cancel it.

    April 29, 2013

  • Matt

    Has anyone made arrangements or have suggestions on renting Canoe/kayaks for this trip?

    April 21, 2013

  • Matt

    Would this be a day trip or over night?

    April 3, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Im going to be staying over night!

      April 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    which buffalo is this trip?tn or arkansas

    April 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Yeah can celebrate my birthday. Love kayak

    March 30, 2013

  • Carol S.

    maybe, details of course!!

    March 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Bring your bug spray! Buffalo river area has Lots of ticks!

    March 26, 2013

  • mashan t.

    Cant wait!

    January 10, 2013

  • Paula C.

    This sounds great! I have been wanting to get more into kayaking for a while! Thanks for organizing this Dana!

    December 9, 2012

  • Jim S.

    I think the best Outfitter would be Topsy Turvy in Waynesboro.

    October 3, 2012

  • Jim S.

    Would anyone besides me be interested in going over the afternoon before and camping out?

    October 2, 2012

  • Mary J.

    We camped at Buffalo Point before. Its nice and they have a restaurant too. The only negative is that is if filled with racoons. They would come right up to you while you were sitting by the fire. We had to keep everything in our cars, food, coolers, etc. to keep them out of it. Don't keep any food in your tent either! I guess its similar to what you would do when camping in a bear populated area.

    July 30, 2012

  • Ravpreet Singh G.

    Going scuba diving this weekend.

    July 29, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Would like to go but whats the details?

    July 27, 2012

  • Dee V.

    This sounds really fun

    July 26, 2012

  • Desi

    Ooh - now with the new date I can go :)

    July 5, 2012

  • Mary J.

    We paddled a 9 mile section of the Buffalo 3 summers ago and I think we used Buffalo Outdoor Center. We camped and the National Park campground and it was one of only 2 campgrounds that have bathrooms. The float is very remote and gorgeous! Also great for smallmouth fishing!

    June 21, 2012

  • Eddie M.

    Quality. They are all about the same. I like Buffalo Outdoor Center. They are up in Ponca but I think the service all of the area. Don't know about prices as I never use a outfitter.

    June 12, 2012

  • Dana M

    Sounds good. Any recommendations on outfitters?

    June 12, 2012

  • Eddie M.

    Hahahaha damn spell check. That should be a drag over. The water will be really really low. You may have to do the lower lower sections like around Buffalo point. Upper sections will normally go underground during this time of year.

    June 12, 2012

  • Dana M

    Err... what is a "drag tater"?

    June 10, 2012

  • Eddie M.

    Better stick with the tubes as it surely will be a drag tater than a float in August.

    June 9, 2012

  • Dana M

    Camp sites are available here, http://www.nps.gov/buff/planyourvisit/index.htm. I am think about heading out Friday, kayaking Saturday, and hiking or tubing Sunday.

    June 9, 2012

  • Dana M

    I found this sight with rental info. What looks good to y'all?

    http://www.buffaloriverchamber.com/outfitters_floating.html#axzz1xKhIME00

    June 9, 2012

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