Float the Sipsey with Wild South, April 13

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For this Bankhead National Forest adventure, we are trading our hiking boots for boats!

Bring your kayak or canoe and join us on Saturday, April 13 for a Sipsey float led by Wild South volunteer Carroll Wilson.

Group size is limited, so sign up in advance by emailing  Janice.

Distance: 9 miles

Meet-up and put-in:  Sipsey Recreation Area, lower parking lot, 9:30 a.m.  Around 10:00, vehicles will be shuttled to the take-out point on Highway 33

Take-out:  Mims Takeout at Highway 33

Ages 10 and over.  Appropriate for novices.  Must be 16+ years old to float solo.

Bring kayak or canoe, lunch in a waterproof container, drinking water, snacks, safety vest. There is a $3 per car fee so stop at the upper parking lot, before crossing the bridge, and pay at the box.  There is also an outhouse there.

2 Comments

  1. Neal Graham on April 8, 2013 at 10:46 pm

    Hi Janice.

    My wife, Irma, and I would love to bring our canoe down Saturday and join you guys. Can I register via this posting?

    Thank you.

    Neal Graham



  2. Don Stueckler on April 10, 2013 at 2:39 pm

    Janice, I would like to sign up for the Sipsey trip Saturday.
    Don

    Just incase you didn’t get my first email. I’ll be in a solo canoe.