This is a single night version of a multi-night event posted for the same start time. Join us for a colorful mid-October paddle and a car camping trip on a northern section of the beautiful Great Miami River (GMR). We will start the weekend by meeting at The Pines Restaurant and Bar and setting up our camp on their property which is just below the first dam on the Great Miami River,the Dam at Quincy[B] [GM 140.8].
The Pines has good food, a party deck, fire pit, horseshoe pits, corn hole, live entertainment and beer! If you cannot make the paddle and would like to just come up for the social and camp on Friday night, please let us know that you plan to join us in the comments section at the bottom of this page.
We are paddling 10 miles from Quincy to Port Jefferson on the beautiful Great Miami River (GMR) in western Ohio.
We will meet at The Pines Restaurant and Bar and set up camp. We will not paddle on Friday evening. We will relax and enjoy an evening socializing before we hit the water the next day.
We will break camp and prepare our boats for launch. We will paddle 10 + or - miles to Port Jefferson and take out at Hussey's Restaurant. There is little to no current.
We will push of from the shoreline at 9:00 AM + or - on Saturday morning
We should be out of the water 5:00 PM + or - on Saturday
Expect to spend 1 full days on the water
We will take a leisurely paddle giving plenty of time for camera opportunities
This paddle is 10 + or - miles
This paddle is suitable for paddlers with some moving water experience. You must be 18 years of age or older and sign the liability waiver. Its not a hard paddle, however it is a long paddle and there are obstacles to maneuver and portages to conquer.
• What You See
The beautiful Great Miami River, majestic trees, and wildlife.
There are no restrooms available.
Bring enough food, water and snacks for the duration of the event.
A boat that tracks well would be ideal. Anything from a 12' crossover to a 14' lake boat will work fine. Many long and flat sections to paddle.
• What to Bring
Cold water clothing / camping gear / PFD / hat / water / sunscreen / bug spray / dry clothes / dry shoes / dry bags / safety equipment/ extra paddle / your food/snacks and your smile / etc....
We will be camping out of our car on Friday night at The Pines.
See link above.
You are on your own for meal planning for this event. Hussey's restaurant opens at 4 PM and the group may decide to have diner at Hussey's.
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MAPS AND INFORMATION
Download Great Miami River Water Trail Map Side 1: (1.7MB)
Download Great Miami River Safety Tips Side 2: (353 KB) Request a Printed Map by Mail
Great Miami River Watershed Water Trails
ACCIDENT WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY
Your yes RSVP and attending this event acknowledges that you agree to the posted accident waiver and release of liability notice located on this website.
This paddle will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather or unsuitable river conditions.
No guests permitted on this event. Please as your friend to sign up on Meet Up and to this group and RSVP to the event. This ensures that the attendees all read and agree to the liability waiver.
NOTE: The details to this event are subject to change.