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Sunday Paddle - Violettes Lock/ GW Canal LOOP - 5.3' -10am

Yes, you read that right - The C&O Canal Park has restored water to the Canal on down to Pennyfield Lock, meaning that as of yore, we can do this trip as a loop. - - - So we'll cross the Potomac & play our way down the Geo Washington Canal. Return across the River to Blockhouse Point and return up the Canal to our cars. Level predicted as 5.3 ft (med high) Please email me that you're coming. My Cell on Sunday: 703 963-5998 - - Alf --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Background on this - We in the CCA River Access committee have been talking with the C&O Canal Park for over a year about rewatering the section between Violettes & Pennyfield Locks. The talks have now borne fruit and we want to celebrate their responsiveness by using the new resource. Barb and I checked out the terrain on Thursday and it is ideal. -------------- SYOTR, Alf --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- To receive email notification of these Sunday morning trips, please contact trips@canoecruisers.org.
When:
Sunday, May 19, 2019, 10:00 AM until 12:30 PM
Where:
Violettes Lock
13948 Violettes Lock Road
Poolesville, MD  20874

Contact(s):
Alford Cooley
(703) 442-7935 (p)
Category:
2-Trips-PN-Class I/II
Registration is not Required