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Florida National Parks Centennial Paddle Challenge

Endorsed by Curators:
Dec 31 12:00AM - 1:00AM

Florida National Parks Centennial Paddle Challenge

Round patch featuring a stylized kayaker on blue water with an outline of the State of Florida and the National Park Service's Centennial Logos
This 3 1/2" iron-on patch will be awarded to everyone who paddles 100 miles in at least three of Florida's eleven national parks during 2016! Florida's eleven National Parks challenge YOU to get out get paddling and find your park!

Through 2016, the centennial year of the National Park Service, visit at least three of Florida's national parks and get out in a canoe, kayak or stand-up-paddleboard and paddle for 100 miles! Don't worry! You don't have to do all 100 miles at once! You'll have all year to get out and discover new places, and rediscover old favorites.Some parks may have rentals available, and some parks may offer guided paddling opportunities as well. Be sure to log your miles

http://www.nps.gov/bisc/upload/Form-2-hashtag-Paddle-Challenge-Final-Participant-Log-1.pdf

and take a selfie at each park. Don't forget to share your progress on social media using the hashtags #FLNPS100PaddleChallenge and #FindYourPark. When you reach 100 miles (or more!), stop into any of the national park visitor centers, show your log and your selfies, and you'll earn a specially-designed, one-of-a-kind iron-on patch to mark your achievement!

Here is a list of parks where you can log your miles:

Big Cypress National Preserve

Biscayne National Park

Canaveral National Seashore

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

DeSoto National Memorial

Dry Tortugas National Park

Everglades National Park

Fort Caroline National Memorial

Fort Matanzas National Monument

Gulf Islands National Seashore

Timucuan Ecological and Historical Preserve

Upcoming Events

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Endorsed by Curators:
Econ River - 419 to Snowhill

Dec 24 8:30AM - 9:30AM
This trip takes about 3-5 hours without pushing ourselves. Lots of big gators, all shy, and birds. Want to check out the eagles nest - see what kind of activity there might be. The Old SR 13 railway…
 
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Econ River - Snowhill to Hwy. 46

Dec 25 8:30AM - 9:30AM
The area that makes up and surrounds Little Big Econ State Forest supports a wide variety of wildlife and http://photos4.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/d/5/0/e/event_105054542.jpegprovidesa roaming…
 
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SLACKER's 2017 - 6th Annual New Years Party / Little Manatee Canoe Outpost

SLACKER's 2017 - 6th Annual New Years Party / Little Manatee Canoe Outpost

Dec 29 4:00PM - 2:00PM
We will have room for about 40 tents at the group camp site. You don't need to camp to come paddle with us either Friday, Saturday or Sunday. COME FOR DINNER OR COME FOR THE WHOLE FOUR (4) DAYS WE…