Kent Cornucopia Days Dragonboat Race

http://seattledragonboatraces.com


Probable fee: $25 per paddler


Location: 14800 SE 272nd Street, Kent, Washington


Distance: 500 meters


Water Type: Fresh


Boat Type: Six-Sixteen


Paddlers are responsible for their own food.


Bring swim attire, towel, with extra clothes if interested in swimming at the adjacent swim area (life guards on duty); fishing also available off the dock area as well!


Directions


Lake Address: 14800 SE 272nd Street, Kent,WA


Directions From the North:

From the Seattle area, take Interstate 5 south to the Kent DesMoines exit (also known as state route # 516 ). Drive east on this road, drive under Highway 167, then turn left (north) on Central Ave. Follow to Smith Street and take a right. Follow Smith up hill and continue to follow for about 4-5 miles. Road turns into Kent/Kangley and then into 272nd Street. Lake is on your left.


From the Eastside:

Take Interstate 405 south to Highway 167, take Exit 2 (you will see Kent, Auburn signs). Drive south on 167, exit at the Willis Street / DesMonies exit (also know as state route # 516). Turn left (east) on this road, drive under Highway 167, then turn left (north) on Central Ave. Follow to Smith Street and take a right. Follow Smith up hill and continue to follow for about 4-5 miles. Road turns into Kent/Kangley and then into 272nd Street. Lake is on your left.


From the South:

From the Tacoma area, take Interstate 5 north to the Kent DesMoines exit (also known as state route # 516). Drive east on this road, drive under Highway 167, then turn left (north) on Central Ave. Follow to Smith Street and take a right. Follow Smith up hill and continue to follow for about 4-5 miles. Road turns into Kent/Kangley and then into 272nd Street. Lake is on your left.


Another Option from the South: Vernon's preferred route:

I-5 north to Highway 18. Take Highway 18 East to theWA-516/272nd Street Exit towards Covington. Turn left off of the exit and go under the overpass. Follow about 1 mile and the Fire Station parking is on the left. Lake Meridian is on the right about 1/2 mile up from the Fire Station.


Parking Lots: 

1) Kent Fire Station #75, 15635 SE 272nd St. Kent     .4 miles from race site 

(2) Meridian Elementary, 25621 140th Ave. SE, Kent 1.7 miles from race site

(3) Metro Park & Ride, 132nd Ave & SE 270th St., Kent     1.2 miles from race site

(4) Horizon Elementary, 27641 144th Ave. SE, Kent     .6 miles from race site