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DRGP’s Annual Peddle & Paddle June 5

Stockton, NJ, May 17, 2022--Join us for a picturesque day of bike riding and paddling along the scenic canal on Sunday, June 5th.  A family-friendly event, no paddling experience is necessary.  The $20 registration fee covers the kayak, life jackets, and paddle.

Registration: bit.ly/pedalpaddle22

Schedule:

·       10:30 am – Participants arrive at Prallsville Mills- 33 Risler Street, Stockton, NJ 08559 

·       11 am – 8.5-mile bike ride departs from Prallsville Mills, travels south into Stockton, NJ, and over the bridge to PA Delaware Canal State Park. Bike to the Tohickon Creek Aqueduct and back to Bulls Island Recreation Area.

·       12:30ish – Bike ride arrives at Bulls Island for a lunch break (restrooms available), bikes will be stored securely in the park maintenance area.

·       1:30 pm – 3-mile paddle portion at the Bulls Island Boat Launch into the canal. The program begins with 30 minutes for paddle instruction, adjusting boats, and fitting life vests.

·       3:30 pm– Paddlers land at Prallsville Mills, then drive back to Bulls Island to pick up bikes.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

·       Participants must provide their own bicycle and a helmet is REQUIRED.

·       Kayak, life jackets, and paddle will be provided as part of the registration fee.

·       Children must be 12 years or older and accompanied by an adult.

·       Participants must bring their own packable lunch/snacks and water (must be carried by participants on the bike ride) or PREORDER lunch for a 12:00 pickup from the Lumberville General Store, www.thelumbervillegeneralstore.com

Sponsors: DRGP, PA Delaware Canal Park, and NJ D&R State Park.

 

About DRGP

The Delaware River Greenway Partnership (DRGP) periodically sponsors lectures about different aspects of the cultural, recreational, and natural heritage of the Delaware River. An environmental nonprofit, DRGP supports the Delaware River Scenic Byway, the Lower Delaware Wild & Scenic River, the Delaware River Water Trail, and the Delaware River Heritage Trail.

 


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