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Paddle Florida with the Tuesday Paddle Group

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                                                  Tuesday March 20 th–9:00 (8:45)

                                                        Gum Slough

Meet at the boat ramp at the East end of CR 581. See page 77 of the Gazetteer.
No Shuttle required. Please arrive in time ( No later than 8:45) to unload and be ready to start paddle at 9:00 AM,. We will paddle upstream to Gum Springs, eat lunch, paddle back down stream and return to the put in point.
We depart at 9:00 AM Sharp, (or 7:45 if everyone is ready) so don't be late. Best to arrive around 8:30
Bring lunch, bug spray and usual gear.

Difficulty: Moderate due to upstream paddle and possible water lettuce and/or hyacinths. Could be slide overs—duck unders-- It is recommended that you wear long pants and a long sleeve shirt to protect against poison ivy.
Directions: Coming from the South take US 41 North to Inverness. At Inverness take CR 581 North/East to the end of the road. There is a small park and boat ramp is at the end of the road.
Note: CR 581 is also called Turner Camp Road. However, The road to Turner Fish Camp turns off to the left just before you reach the river. Do not turn left, Stay on CR 581 to the end.


                                                                         Future Paddle Info
It has been requested that we paddle Silver River on Tue. April 10 th and the Rainbow River Tue. April 17. Please keep those dates in mind.