Robinson Preserve Sunset Starlight paddle

Wayne is leading a paddle for the Manatee County Park and Natural Resources Department. 5 spots have been reserved just for SAG members! Sorry, you can't bring guests this time!

What a great way to spend a Friday evening on a sunset starlightpaddle. Come out and enjoy the salt marshes of Robinson Preserve. This is an easy paddle which can be enjoyed by beginning kayakers.

This is an easy to moderate paddle depending on weather and wind. This 487-acre preserve has undergone an incredible transformation from disturbed farmland to coastal and wetland habitats. Robinson Preserve's Blueways Trails wind their way through the salt marshes and mangroves. A beautiful place to paddle with access to other Manatee County Blueways Trails including the Manatee River, Perico Bayou, and Palma Sola Bay.

To access their website----> CLICK <------- and then click 'Visit our Preserves' to see more info about Robinson Preserve.

An easy paddle which can be enjoyed by beginning kayakers.

Some things to consider before signing up for this paddle:

The trip will be in the dark. We will need to stay close together.

Weather, wind and currents can increase the difficulty of any paddle.

Dress in layers so you can take off or add if you get too warm or cold.

A flashlight is mandatory.

What to bring:

·                                 Life vest, PFD, whistle, flashlight, etc.

·                                 Water, hat and bug spray

·                                 Snack

·                                 Waterproof camera (spare batteries)

 

Where:


[masked]th Street Northwest
Bradenton, FL 34209

Driving Directions:

From Central Manatee County:  Take SR 64 (Manatee Avenue) west to 75th Street West. Turn north on 75th Street West and drive to 17th Avenue Northwest. Turn left and continue to the end of the street. Robinson Preserve is located on the corner of 17th Avenue Northwest and 99th Street West.

From West Manatee County:  Take SR 64 (Manatee Avenue) east from Anna Maria Island to 75th Street West. Turn north on 75th Street West and drive to 17th Avenue Northwest. Turn left and continue to the end of the street. Robinson Preserve is located on the corner of 17th Avenue Northwest and 99th Street West.

 

Rentals: Sorry, but rentals are not available for this paddle. If anyone knows a local outfitter who might deliver, let me know.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Awesome paddle, first time doing a night paddle at Robinson. Enjoyed it very much.

    June 29

  • A former member
    A former member

    Watching the clouds build up, checking radar, we are planning on being there unless it cloud bursts and there is thunder and lightening.

    June 28

  • A former member
    A former member

    I wish i could come but no kayak for renting available in this are a at That Time of the day .See you next time .

    June 28

  • A former member
    A former member

    Aargh. Sudden family conflicts. Will need to cancel out.

    June 28

  • kevin f.

    wish I could make it, work again is raising its ugly head...have a great onr

    May 24

  • Ronda G

    Oops! I just double booked! Next time!

    May 23

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