Evening Lake Paddle: Cowan Lake

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Cowan Lake Beechwood Rd Boat Ramp

799 Beechwood Rd · Wilmington, OH

How to find us

Please see specific directions in THE PADDLE section below.

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Details

THE PADDLE

Enjoy leisurely evening paddle on Cowan Lake. We will meet promptly at 5:45 PM and unload boats at the ramp. We will check out the feeder creeks and paddle the open lake and wait for the sunset.

Please meet at this location:
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Beachwood+Road+Boat+Ramp/@39.3808403,-83.8862155,255m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m13!1m7!3m6!1s0x8840c3b1efe57d51:0xfc50fc616951c330!2s799+Beechwood+Rd,+Wilmington,+OH+45177!3b1!8m2!3d39.3788236!4d-83.8831064!3m4!1s0x8840c3b3c902ae21:0xdf07552f540b6808!8m2!3d39.3808403!4d-83.8855262

***PFDs are mandatory and must be worn for the duration of the paddle.***

START: Push off from the ramp no later than 6:00 PM.
FINISH: Out of the water 9:00 PM + or -.
DURATION: About 3.0 hours on the water.

DIFFICULTY: This paddle is suitable for paddlers with flat water experience. You must be 18 years of age or older and sign the liability waiver. Its not a hard paddle, however there are obstacles to maneuver.

EQUIPMENT: A boat that tracks well would be ideal, but not necessary. This is a flat water paddle and a recreational boat will do well.

WHAT TO SEE: Birds, wildflowers, wildlife.

RESTROOMS: Available at boat ramp parking lot.

BRING: PFD / hat / water / sunscreen / bug spray / dry clothes / dry shoes / dry bag / towel and safety equipment. Be prepared.

FOOD: Bring water and snacks.

CONDITIONS:
Beach Advisories
http://publicapps.odh.ohio.gov/BeachGuardPublic/Default.aspx

Weather - Wilmington, OH
https://weather.com/weather/today/l/USOH1057:1:US

MAPS AND INFORMATION:
Cowan Lake State Park http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/cowanlake

LIABILITY WAIVER REQUIRED:
I will ask that you sign ACCIDENT WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY when you arrive for this event or you can update your profile to indicate your acceptance of the risk. Additionally, I will ask that you provide emergency contact information that will be destroyed after the paddle.

CANCELLATION: This paddle will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather or unsuitable water conditions.

SUNSET: 8:44 AM

GUESTS: No guests on the sign up. Just ask your friends 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.