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WHEN

Date
Saturday August 20th, 2016
Time
6:00pm

WHAT

Did you know that the marsh is one of best locations in the park to view the sunset? Join Windsor-Essex Canoe Club, Pelee Wings Paddlesports and Parks Canada for an early evening paddle through the marsh. Rent a canoe or kayak, paddle with park interpreter or bring your own boat.

Please note:
Pre-registration is require for rentals and tours with park interpreters. All paddlers must have proper safety equipment, including lights for boats. Independent paddlers are required to provide their own equipment and will be asked to check in with park staff before departing and upon return. Paddlers are reminded to bring water, snacks and that there are only washroom facilities available at Blue Heron picnic area.

Freighter Canoe Tours
Join a park interpreter for a 2 hour paddle in a 10 or 14 passenger canoe. Our staff will highlight all the things that make the Marsh special. Space is limited – pre-registration is required. Call the park at 519-322-2365 ext. 0 to reserve your place.
Cost: $14.60 per person, all equipment provided. Tours start promptly at 7:30, participants are asked to arrive 15-30 minutes before departure time.

Rent a Kayak and paddle to East Beach with Pelee Wings Paddlesports
Pelee Wings staff will be on hand to make the paddle across the marsh to East Beach. Follow the traditional portage route through the marsh and dip your toes in the lake on the east side of the park. Kayaks will depart by 7:30 pm. Pre-registration is required to reserve a kayak and space is limited. Call Pelee Wings at 519-326-5193 to reserve your boat today- refunds will only be given with 24 hrs notice or if the event is cancelled due to weather

Rent a Canoe at the Marsh Store
Join in the fun and rent a canoe from the Friends of Point Pelee. Paddle along with the kayaks from Pelee Wings, catch the presentations from the Freighter Canoe Tours or explore on your own. A limited number of canoes will be available – call the Marsh Store at 519-326-6173 to reserve your boat today.

Bring your own boat
Paddlers are encouraged to bring their own boats and join in the fun. You can paddle to East Beach with Pelee Wings Paddlesports, follow along with the Freighter Canoe tours or just enjoy a peaceful paddle through the marsh on your own. An orientation session will be provided in the registration area and we’ll ask you to check in and out with park staff to ensure you have safely returned. Pre-registration is not required, all boats must have lights. If you do not have a light, you can purchase one from Pelee Wings Paddlesports

WHERE

Location
Point Pelee National Park Visitor Centre
1118 Point Pelee Drive
Leamington, Ontario

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