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Blackburn Point Park paddle to Oscar Scherer State Park RATED EASY/MOD PADDLE

  • Feb 23, 2014 · 10:00 AM
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Join the paddle on Sunday, Feb 23, launching from Blackburn Point Park, Osprey, and going up South Creek through Oscar Scherer State Park. Please be in the water and ready to paddle at 10:00. This paddle is intermediate and up and will probably go 4 hours about 6 miles total.

Directions: From Hwy. 41 in Osprey, turn west onto Blackburn Point Rd.  Driving south on 41, Blackburn Point Rd is 0.8 mile south of Bay Ave. Driving north on 41, Blackburn Point Rd. 0.8 mile north of the entrance to Oscar Scherer State Park.

GPS 27° 10'51.14" N   82° 29'43.90" W

Facilities: There are picnic tables, trash cans, a grill and a Porta Potty. Plenty of parking.

We will take a break in Oscar Scherer at one of two places, both have bathrooms.

We will launch at the official park kayak launch across the bridge to the right next to where the rowing crew boats are stored. LOOK FOR ANNE'S GREEN RAV 4 WITH THE KAYAK RACKS ON TOP.


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  • Larry C.

    Another great day on the water with friends.
    Thanks Anne

    1 · February 24, 2014

  • Anne X.

    http://youtu.be/Krt20Qeu1xk

    you can watch in HD if you click the HD button

    Great fun today!
    Anne

    February 23, 2014

  • Kay C

    Wonderful paddle with great people. Thanks for organizing Anne :)

    February 23, 2014

  • Nanette

    Excellent paddle what a beautiful route. Great group of paddlers :)

    1 · February 23, 2014

  • Mark S.

    Excellent, so glad to meet such a nice group of fellow paddlers.

    February 23, 2014

  • Anne X.

    Another great day on the water with super people!

    1 · February 23, 2014

  • al

    Thanks Anne, for Hosting another nice day on the water and nice Lunch afterward.

    1 · February 23, 2014

  • Ann

    Perfect day and perfect paddle! Thanks again Anne for organizing:)

    1 · February 23, 2014

  • Jack C.

    Great Friends, Great weather and Great water. What more could you ask for?

    1 · February 23, 2014

  • nick l.

    A great paddle, A little fog is good, keeps us cool. Thank you, Anne, fantastic!

    1 · February 23, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have a family issue this morning and will not be able to attend. Philip sosland

    February 23, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have a family issue this morning and will not be able to attend. Philip sosland

    February 23, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Everyone,
    Thought I could do this. Wanted to. Need to cancel, though. Sorry. Next time. Have fun!

    February 22, 2014

  • Donna K.

    My spirit is willing but my back is weak. I am so trying to be ready to kayak again but, it seams not to be this time. Hope to get back on the water soon. Miss you guys. Have some extra fun for me!

    February 22, 2014

  • Charla

    Hi Anne - does anyone do kayak rentals at or deliver rentals to Blackburn Point? Need to rent one kayak.

    February 19, 2014

    • Charla

      Hi Jack. That is perfect! Thank you so much!!! :)

      February 20, 2014

    • Jack C.

      OK, I will bring the boat, paddle and PFD. Seen you there.

      February 20, 2014

  • sue

    Bridge tournament all week

    February 17, 2014

21 went

  • Anne X.
    Kayak & Movie Goddess-Explorer Feb 3, 2017, Organizer,
    Event Host
  • Rose D.
    Explorer Nov 24, 2017
  • Gary
    Explorer 6/20/2017
  • Larry
    Explorer 4/13/2017
  • Lois N. +1
    explorer 4/28/2017
  • Charla +1
    Explorer 6/20/2017
  • Kay C
    Explorer 6/23/2017
  • Jennifer F
    Explorer 1/17/2018
  • Nanette
    Explorer 7/12/2017
  • Mark S.
    Explorer 10/17/2017
  • al
    explorer 9/19/2017
  • Ann
    Explorer 9/28/2017
  • Jack C.
    Kayak Roller, Explorer, ACA Coastal Kayaking Instructor
  • A former member
  • A former member
  • A former member
  • A former member

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