Impromptu - Werner-Boyce StatePark kayak trail, Level I

  • 21 Oct 2017
  • 10:00 AM
  • Werner-Boyce State Park, Port Richey


  • easy paddle for nature observation

Registration is closed

Trip leader / Therese Eby, 425-802-2281:

 Explore a new kayak trail in a mangroves and salt marsh environment. Paddle to the Salt Spring,, and to a sandy beach at Durnew Key, a half mile offshore. See stilt houses in the Gulf. We can stop for a lunch break at the key, 2.miles.from the launch.

It is a pretty park with new boardwalks. I'll be there early for birdwatching on hiking trails with Clearwater Audubon, and hope to see.more birds and wildlife from the water.

Location: Werner-Boyce State Park, 8737 US-19, Port Richey, FL 34668, Pasco County.. Look for the yellow kayak at the sign on Rte 19 just south of Havertys Furniture.. $3 park entry fee. Drive to the end of the park road, where you will see a restroom (bldg on stilts).. Bring wheels or you can borrow some from the concessionaire, who has nine of them. There is parking for trailers

Schedule: Sat Oct 21 10am meet, 10:30am launch Approximate return time- 1:30pm

Additional Info:

kayak rentals Paddling Adventures 727-478-3146 .

Difficulty: Level 1, 4-5 miles. Weather forecast is sunny, 85F with 13mph wind from the east. High tide around 2:30pm, 3.4 ft. Low tide 9am 0.0 ft..

Required: Wear PFD,. bring water, sunscreen, lunch. Sit on tops OK.

See the Skills Self Assessment Chart on the web site and contact the leader with any questions. Please register on the web site or RSVP to the trip leader to allow notification of any changes.

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