This event is open to all kayak types as well as canoes Pawtuckaway State Park offers 5,500 acres for camping, exploring the many multi-use trails, picnicking lakeside, fishing, swimming and boating. The park sits on the shores of the 803-acre Pawtuckaway Lake which is great for wildlife viewing.
Launch Location is inside Pawtuckaway State Park at Neal's Cove Canoe Launch area. Click on the Map above for a birds eye view of the park and launch location
Directions: • Take Route 101 West to Exit 5 “102/107/156 Raymond-Freemont” • Take a right off the exit • Go ½ mile to the second set of lights & take a left. • Go about 1/10 mile & take first right onto Route 156 North. • Follow Rt. 156 until you see the left for Pawtuckaway State Park. This is Mountain Road. • Follow Mountain Road until you reach Park Entrance on left. There is a $4 entrance fee to get into the park.
Once entering the park drive 2 miles then take first right to Neals Cove Canoe Launch. Keep right and drive to end of parking lot. There is access to the water down a short dirt road where you can unload then park in the lot above.
Bring a lunch to eat during the trip as well as water and or beverages.
For those who want to make a full day of it join us at the campsites for a post paddling pot luck dinner.
Life vests aka PFDs must be worn at all times while paddling with this group.
Google Maps Directions to Pawtuckaway State Park