930 Merchant St. St A-1, Redding, CA
We'll kick off the 3 days of fun with a local paddle on Whiskeytown Lake National Recreation Area, at Oak Bottom Boat Launch, 11AM allowing time for participants to arrive from out of town.
For those with river skills, you can also paddle Friday afternoon from the Posse Grounds on the Sacramento River, we'll arrange a shuttle. We'll need a specific count for this river portion to set up the shuttle, phone RSVP Terri @[masked] or[masked]-4573.
We will cap off the day with a Bar-B- Q showing off the new Headwaters Adventure Shop, 930 Merchant St., Redding starting at 6PM and gather to head out to the Arbuckle's home, a.k.a. "Camp Arbuckle" in Shingletown.
Saturday we'll head to Ahjumawi Lava Springs State Park, we encourage carpooling. Launching from the PG&E Dredge ramp at 10AM. Bring your hiking shoes, after touring around the lake, we'll paddle to the Ja She Creek campground and hike the area and have lunch.
Saturday Evening we'll return to "Camp Arbuckle" for a Bar-B-Q; Ribs, Chicken, Tri-Tip and Grilled Veggies and campfire stories!
Sunday morning campers and guest will be treated to a Dutch Oven “Paddlers Breakfast” before leaving for Keswick Lake on the Sacramento below Lake Shasta. Here we’ll have the opportunity to experience wildlife along the shores just outside Redding. This will give everyone the opportunity to jump on Interstate 5 for the trip back home
Those who prefer the excitement of swift water, Dan from the Lodi “Headwaters Kayak Shop” will be leading a swift water paddle on Sacramento from Posse Grounds near Turtle Bay to Anderson River Park, in Anderson. We’ll meet 10AM at the Anderson River Park to work out the shuttle back to Posse Grounds in Redding. This is a swift water river paddle; river is running @ 12,000 cfs
Weekend Camping available @ Camp Arbuckle, 10460 Ritts Mill Road, Shingletown call Terri @[masked] or[masked] for camping details, there is also a beautiful KOA with camping cabins nearby and overflow camping available at the Lake McCumber PG&E campground within a mile of Camp Arbuckle.