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Canoe the Back Bay in Newport w/Marc


Canoe the Back Bay in Newport w/Marc


We will meet at the Newport Aquatic Center 1 White Cliffs Dr. Newport Beach, CA 92660. Please try to be on time. We will do a short class on learning to paddle a canoe if you need it. Then canoe in the scenic back bay area for about 2 hours.
Upper Newport Bay (UNB) in Newport Beach is an estuary - a place where fresh and salt water meet and mix. It is one of only a few remaining estuaries in Southern California and is the home of nearly 200 species of birds, including several endangered species, as well as numerous species of mammals, fish, other critters and native plants. The Bay is an important stopover for migrating birds on the Pacific Flyway and up to 30,000 birds can be seen on any day during the winter months.

DON'T SIGN UP UNLESS YOU ARE SURE YOU WILL BE GOING. WE HAVE LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE

Cost

Canoe boat rental $15.00 per person. If you have your own boat sign up and let me know your bringing it.


Look for the Silver Jeep with the Canoe Trailer next to the Aquatic Center. If your lost or late call me[masked]

Driving Directions Yahoo maps

http://maps.yahoo.com/#mvt=m&lat=[masked]&lon=[masked]&mag=3&tt=&q=1+Whitecliffs+Dr%2C+Newport+Beach%2C+CA[masked]&conf=1&start=1&zoom=17&trf=0

Future River Trips coming up

8/27 9 days Green River in Utah

http://www.meetup.com/HikingOC/events/65902962/

9/21 3 days Colorado River in Calif

http://www.meetup.com/HikingOC/events/75333482/

Check out our last River trip on the Colorado

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRKAhYzs6mM

Learn to paddle today. We will be planing some 2 to 9 day canoe trips down the Green and Colorado Rivers in Aug. thru Nov. this year.


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  • Shelly

    This was a really fun trip in the Bay! Hoping to teaming up with you Marc for a Hike, Canoe & Bike Meet-up this fall :o) Thanks!

    August 20, 2012

  • Mikey

    my GPS track of our canoeing fun is here:
    http://www.everytrail.com/my_trips.php?user_id=438407

    August 20, 2012

  • Mikey

    i really had a blast! great to get back into a canoe after all these years, will definitely go again. thanks so much marc!

    August 20, 2012

  • Jeannie T

    Thanks, Marc! The fam had a great time!

    August 20, 2012

  • Brena

    Great!

    August 20, 2012

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