A beautiful 8 mile float down the National Scenic Little Miami River. The trip starts you at the Covered Bridge and winds around to complete back at our OREGONIA ("OLD MILL) (http://www.littlemiamicanoe.com/Home_Page.html) location where are cars will be waiting for us. We will let the easy current do the work on this trip. A wonderful section of river!
Little Miami Canoe Rental will provide shuttle for our boats for $12.00 each. If you do not own a boat, you may rent one. Please be sure to call Little Miami Canoe Rental (http://www.littlemiamicanoe.com/Home_Page.html) in advance to reserve your boat if you chose to rent ($25.00 per boat) as there is a limit to the amount of equipment available.
Extra bonus events: There is a great rope swing after the 2nd bridge on a large sycamore tree that is a must. After the event we will head up the road about 2 miles to the Little River Café (http://www.thelittlerivercafe.com/) for some post paddle beverage of choice and a food.
Arrive early as we will board the shuttle bus at 1 PM at the Old Mill Base location (225 Corwin Rd. Oregonia, OH 45054). Do not be late!
We should be out of the water 4 PM
Expect to spend about 2.5 + or - hours on the water
We will take a leisurely paddle giving plenty of time for camera opportunities
This paddle is 8 miles + or -
This paddle is suitable for paddlers with some moving water experience. This is a great trip for beginners. Its not a hard paddle, however their are obstacles to maneuver.
• What You See
Corwin-Nixon covered bridge, beautiful forests, wildlife, more
None except at the boat take out area
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
- Bring and wear your PFD
- Paddle and boat!
- Your summer-weather stuff
- Sun hat / water / sun screen / bug spray
- Water shoes for wading
- Dry clothes, dry shoes, towel for after the trip
- Safety equipment
- Food and water
POST PADDLE GRUB
Little River Café (http://www.thelittlerivercafe.com/)
5527 Oregonia Rd, Oregonia, OH 45054
MAPS AND INFORMATION
I will provide my contact information to those that RSVP yes in an email the morning of the event in the chance you are running a tad late or get lost.
From Cincinnati - I-71 North to Exit 36 (Wilmington Rd). TURN LEFT. Drive 1.5 miles to riverside office.
From Columbus - I-71 South to Exit 36 (Wilmington Rd.) TURN LEFT. Drive 1.5 miles to riverside office.
From Dayton - I-75 South to Exit 29 (Monroe Exit). TURN LEFT. Follow Rt. 63 to Lebanon. At Golden Lamb Restaurant Rt. 63 becomes S.R. 123. Follow S.R. 123 South, one mile past McDonald's, under overpass, TURN LEFT at first traffic light. Follow Wilmington Rd. five minutes to riverside office.
Accuweather (http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/oregonia-oh/45054/weather-forecast/2086580) for Oregonia, OH
Ohio Real Time Stream Flow Map (http://waterwatch.usgs.gov/?m=real&r=oh)
LIABILITY WAIVER REQUIRED
Your YES RSVP indicates your acceptance of the ACCIDENT WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY (http://www.meetup.com/movingwater/pages/ACCIDENT_WAIVER_AND_RELEASE_OF_LIABILITY) located on this website. Please update your profile to indicate your acceptance of the risk.
This paddle will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather or unsuitable river conditions.
As we are using an outfitter for this event, guests are welcomed. Please ask your guests 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. You are responsible for your guests!
KAYAK/CANOE RENTAL OPTIONS
Little Miami River Canoe Rental (http://www.littlemiamicanoe.com/Home_Page.html)
225 Corwin Rd. Oregonia, OH 45054
Call ahead to make a reservation!
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