Safety

Some tips to keep you safe on the river.

  • Wear shoes that tie or regular water shoes… a lot of people use loose flip-flops.
  • Bring sunscreen, bug spray.
  • Bring towels, dry clothes.
  • Bring along a thirst quenching drink: water, ice tea, etc.
  • Pack all items in a water proof bag (dry bag) that you don’t want to get wet, tie everything to the canoe, and leave things at home you don’t want to loose, rings, watches, billfolds, money, necklaces, cellphones, etc.
  • Please don’t litter the River…..Some people like to take a garbage bag along and help clean up the river as they go.
  • Allow sufficient time for swimming, picnicking, resting.
  • Keep off private property or respect private property.
  • Lock valuables in car out of sight.
  • Wear your life jacket at all times.
  • Don’t grab other canoes., it can be very dangerous.
  • Don’t tie canoes together, it can be very dangerous.
  • All children under age 13 must wear their life jacket at all times, this is a state law.
  • Respect fishermen and don’t cross their lines.
  • Enjoy Yourself