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Kayaking at Canyon Lake

  • ACACIA PICNIC AREA CANYON LAKE

    CANYON LAKE, Apache Junction, AZ (map)

    33.415047 -111.549576

  • You will find Acacia off of 88 going to Canyon Lake. A little past Mile Marker 211
  • IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU ANSWER THE THREE QUESTIONS BELOW IN THE COMMENT SECTION  - THANK YOU.


    Just some friends going kayaking and exploring on Canyon Lake( we do it most weeks).

    If you have your own equipment then great.  

    If not we usually have one or two kayaks we can lend -  If you need to borrow a kayak, please contact me and let me know when signing up to make sure we have one to lend.

    WHEN YOU SIGN UP, PLEASE POST IF YOU:

    1. HAVE YOUR OWN KAYAK, 

    2. NEED A KAYAK or

    3. HAVE AN EXTRA ONE OR TWO TO LEND OUT


    We will be meeting up at Canyon lake at the Acacia picnic area at 8 AM and then take off for a few hours of fun.  

    Newbies welcome and we do instruct.

    Please also let us know if you can swim or not.  Non Swimmers are welcome on these daylight trips..

    If your not sure where to go, we will have a carpool leaving from Apache Junction no later then 6:30 AM.

    If there is interest, we can set this up as a weekly event.

    ALSO, if your driving your own vehicle you will need either a Tonto day pass and or a Tonto Annual pass plus the national parks pass...

    Please write with questions....

    Bring:

    - 3 liters of water

    -  A snack

    - A Good sense of adventure

    - Camera Optional

    - Sun Tan lotion as it will hopefully be a sunny day.

    Please text me if you are running late as we plan to leave on time.  

    Directions:

    Carpool:

    CARPOOL LOCATION: We'll leave 30 minutes before the scheduled meetup at  

    Address: 850 S Ironwood Dr, Apache Junction, AZ 85120 

    To get here, take US60 to Ironwood exit 195.  Make a left at the light and take Ironwood north to the intersection of Ironwood and Broadway (about 1 mile north of US60.  The parking is on the SouthWest corner or the intersection.  Let's park away from the stores.  I will be in a silver 4Runner with one or two Kayaks on the roof (easy to see).


    You are responsible for your own safety and that of your equipment. If you are running late going to the Car Pool or the Trailhead, 


    Please call and let me know [masked] Lawrence 




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  • Tara

    I donot have kayak experience. Do I need to join or is it for beginners as well?

    1 · 8h ago

    • Lawrence

      Yes we will teach you. See you Sunday.

      6h ago

  • Tara

    I need a kayak. Thanks!

    1 · Yesterday

    • Lawrence

      You should have one of Rick's also. Tara, Do you have any kayak experience

      Yesterday

  • Paul G.

    I need a kayak. Thank you

    1 · 3 days ago

  • Cindy

    I will meet at the carpool. I have a Kayak and I can swim.

    1 · 2 days ago

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  • Rick M.
    Event Host
  • John
    Event Host
  • Lawrence
    Assistant Organizer,
    Event Host

    I fell in love with the Desert, the nature, the views, and great hikers. [masked]

  • Paul G.

    Ready to hit the trail

  • Cindy

    Love to hike and now's the perfect time in Phx

  • Doreen +1

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