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Russian River Wine Tasting, Camping and Canoe Trip

Please join us for a fun weekend at Russian River with wine tasting, canoeing, swimming and more. What a nice way to meet new friends and enjoy the lovely outdoors!

Trip Plan
Saturday:
9:30AM Carpool from San Jose & San Francisco
Noon: Arrive at Campground.
Set Up Tent
12:30PM: Picnic Lunch
1:00 PM: Wine Tasting in Alexander Valley Wine Country
Evening:
Dinner by the Camp-fire
Sunday:
Start Canoeing at 10:30AM
Sightseeing & Canoeing downstream through the heart of redwoods. This is a gorgeous 10 mile trip with warm sunny beaches, mountains and redwoods galore.
Finish canoe trip by 5:30PM and head back to the Bay Area.

Fun on the Russian River
A ten mile self-guided canoe trip through the Redwoods with return shuttle included. Picnic, swim, and sunbathe at beaches along this magnificent stretch of the river. View wildlife such as: otter, Great Blue Heron, osprey, turtles, egret, and more.

Camping at Mirabel Park
River front camping available in the redwoods. Each camp-site has redwood picnic tables and a fire ring. Waking up to birds singing, water flowing, and scenery that amazes you is what makes a great camping experience. Outdoors enjoyable stuff truly is bountiful here in the Coast Ranges. Hiking along the Cadd Fire Trail is nice fun, and close to Mirabel Park you hit upon a golf course called Sebastopol Golf Course. Mirabel Park in fact is in the middle of a beautiful outdoor paradise.


What to Bring
May we suggest the following items for your consideration: bring your bathing suits, ice chest, soft drinks, beach towels, sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, bunji cords to tie your cooler into the canoe, and river shoes to protect feet against sharp rocks. Garbage bags for trash. Also bring a change of clothes for the ride back home.

Directions
From San Francisco cross the Golden Gate Bridge and go North on 101. Exit at Highway 116 WEST and follow 116 WEST 7 miles into Sebastopol. Continue another 7 miles on 116 WEST into Forestville. Turn right onto Mirabel Road at the the only gas station in town. Follow Mirabel Road 1 mile to our camping & canoeing location.

Two Day Trip Cost:
Early-bird: $110.00
Regular Rate: $120.00
This adventure includes your canoe (2 or 3 person per canoe), life jackets, 4 meals (1 breakfast, 2 lunch & 1 dinner) all camping fees & return shuttle.

CARPOOLING:
Recommended gas sharing:
$25 per person for 2-day trip

The weather is sunny & warm (usually around the low 80's and up) and canoeing the Russian River is a blast and a great way to cool off on a summer day!

SWIMMING You must be able to swim. No Non-swimmers please!!!

One Day Trip Information:
Meeting Time:
Sunday 10:30AM
Meeting Location:
Burke's Canoe 8600 River Rd, Forestville, CA 95436

One Day Trip Cost:
Early-bird: $40.00
Regular Rate: $45.00
This adventure includes your canoe (3 person per canoe), life jackets, picnic lunch and return shuttle.

Recommended Gas Sharing:
$20 per person for 1-day trip

Payment Link:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/russian-river-wine-tasting-camping-and-canoe-trip-tickets-11566960089

Note: This is our Annual Event, co-sponsored by several Meetup Group:
* Your Asian Connection Meetup
* Bay Area Singles Night Life Event
* Bay Area Skiing and Snowboarding

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  • Julia M.

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    June 6, 2014

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