Meet at Rick and Suzanne's for an evening paddle on the Stillwater River. Rick and Suzanne lives one 1 mile away from the Stillwater River and has offered to host and shuttle this weeks weekday excursion. You will need to provide your own boat on this Meet Up. If you do not have a boat, local rental information is included below.
We will push off from the shoreline at 7 PM.
We should be out of the water 8:30 PM
Expect to spend about 1.5 hours on the water
We will take a leisurely paddle giving plenty of time for camera opportunities
This paddle is 4.5 miles
This paddle is suitable for paddlers with moving water experience. You must be 18 years of age or older and sign the liability waiver. Its not a hard paddle, however their are obstacles to maneuver.
• What You See
The beautiful Stillwater River, wildlife, etc...
Bring water and snacks. We may have dinner locally after the paddle for those interested.
A boat that tracks well would be ideal, but not necessary.
• What to Bring
PFD and all your summer-weather stuff...sun hat / water / sun screen / bug spray, lights, dry clothes, dry shoes, and safety equipment. Food and water. Bring a towel as to respect the vehicle owner in which you share a shuttle.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a wild river and as such, there may be strainers, and obstacles that may require portage. With that said, if you are an adventurous type, have moving water kayak experience read on...
POST PADDLE GRUB
DIRECTIONS TO THE MEET UP
SPECIAL NOTE: Do not use your GPS!
- I-75 Exit #73 at Troy, Ohio
- Go West to 1st Right
- Turn Right on Fenner Rd. and go West approx. 5 miles
- Turn Right on S. Johnson Rd.
- Follow Johnson Rd approx. 1/4 mile thru 1st S-Curve to the left
- then go about 1/4 mile to 2nd S-Curve to the right.
- Do not go right with road, turn left into driveway marked as #210 and #212
MAPS AND OTHER INFORMATION
- Download Stillwater River Water Trail Map Side 1: (800KB)
- Request a Printed Map by Mail Great Miami River Watershed Water Trails
Accuweather for Ludlow Falls, Ohio
USGS[masked] Stillwater River at Pleasant Hill OH
LIABILITY WAIVER REQUIRED
Your YES RSVP to this event indicates that you have read and agree with the ACCIDENT WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY located on this website. Please take time now to update your profile to indicate your acceptance of the risk. I love you guys, but I love my family more. Additionally, we ask that you provide emergency contact information that will be destroyed after the paddle.
This paddle will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather or unsuitable river conditions.
No guests on the sign up. Just ask your friends to sign up on Meet Up and RSVP to the paddle. In this, we ensure everyone has accepted the liability waiver. this protects everyone on the event.
KAYAK RENTAL OPTIONS
Great Miami Outfitters
Prices a one day rental is $35.00 and $28.00 for rewards members.
A three day rental is $70.00 and for rewards members it is $56.00
25 E. Linden Ave.
Miamisburg, OH 45342
104 Valley St.
Dayton, OH 45404