Santee NWR Bluff Unit (Fort Watson)

The forecast for Saturday is 71 and sunny at Lake Marion. Let's paddle! We'll meet at the canoe launch on Ft. Watson Rd. at 10:30 and paddle when ready. The distance will be about 8 miles with a shorter option for those that don't want to paddle around Persanti Island. This paddle is suitable for everybody. Rental boats are available for a special rate of $25 for this trip. You can contact me directly or go by Naturally Outdoors to rent gear. Rental gear must be reserved no later than 6:00pm on Friday. This should be a fun paddle to start off this paddling season. I hope you can make it. Carpooling is recommended due to limited parking.

This is a Meetup paddle and you are responsible for your own gear and safety. A properly fitted PFD is required at all times when on the water.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks for the good time! Will be joining again soon. I'm hooked

    April 4, 2013

  • Jimbo H.

    Great first paddle. Good people, good water, good kayaks. Look forward to more of this.

    April 4, 2013

  • Beverly M.

    The meetup was great. My first, but certainly not my last. I hope to "meetup" for many more. Paul and Susan - thanks for a great time. Really enjoyed meeting everyone.

    April 3, 2013

  • Paul S.

    Great company and great weather. I think I was the only one that saw gators but that seemed to be fine with most of the group. The put in was interesting.

    April 1, 2013

  • Jimbo H.

    Hey Paul Kim and just joined but if possible would prefer to rent two kayaks, how do we go about it, thanks Jimbo

    March 29, 2013

  • Beverly M.

    Paddled the Edisto Wednesday. Looking forward to Saturday.

    March 29, 2013

  • Crystal M.

    Well...that changes things! Lol! Should have brought my gear with me....

    March 28, 2013

  • Crystal M.

    Gonna have to pass...which sucks! I don't think I'll be up to the paddling after 48hrs here at work. You guys have fun, paddle safe.

    March 28, 2013

    • Paul S.

      Susan said she would tow you.

      March 28, 2013

  • Paul S.

    The put in is less than five minutes off I-95 at exit 102.

    March 27, 2013

  • Susan Z.

    Is it at 10:30 AM? I assume the PM is a typo, correct?

    March 27, 2013

    • Paul S.

      My bad. Yes, 10:30am.

      March 27, 2013

  • Louis D.

    I presume that this is an open water paddle...right?

    March 27, 2013

    • Paul S.

      Relatively open but we can duck into the trees if it's rough. You don't have to have a sea kayak or anything like that.

      March 27, 2013

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