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Paddle the Pond (Canceled)

  • Dates: April 25, 2020
  • Venue: Historic Yates Mill County Park
  • Location: South Raleigh
  • Address: 4620 Lake Wheeler Rd., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Phone: 919.856.6675
  • Times: 11-11:45am
  • Admission: For ages 5 and up (with an accompanying adult); free.


This event has been canceled.

Learn basic canoeing skills and a bit about the history of the millpond, then head out to explore the pond's many features as seen only from the water. Canoes, paddles and life jackets are provided, along with launch assistance. This program is dependent on suitable weather conditions. Each canoe can hold 1-4 people (800-pound total weight limit). Registration per boat is required.