Hoosier Canoe & Kayak Club

SK: Ohio River Paddle from Charlestown State Park (Optional Overnight)

  • July 25, 2020
  • Charlestown State Park, Charlestown, IN

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Trip Sponsor – Julie Sinclair  Technical Lead - Andy Thieneman

Camping: Charlestown State Park, 12500 IN-62, Charlestown, IN 47111 Description: Come and explore the Ohio River for the day with a stop at the old steamboat landing site of the abandoned Rose Island Amusement Park. On Sunday, we can paddle the opposite direction of the Ohio or Fourteen Mile creek. Come for the day or camp overnight at the park. This state park is on the banks of the Ohio River and was once part of the Indiana Army Ammunition Plant. This land was donated by the Indiana State government and opened in 1996 and is the 3rd largest state park in Indiana.

We will be launching from the boat ramp at Charlestown State Park on Saturday at 10am

What to bring: This is an open water paddle. Sea Kayaks, kayaks at 14’ or longer with fore and aft bulkheads and sealed hatches. PFD, spray skirt, safety equipment (pump) are recommended. Also bring drinking water, snacks, lunch and sunscreen.

Any questions, contact: Julie Sinclair jsinc363@yahoo.com

Some club members have reserved campsites in the area of 146 and 147 if you want to get a site nearby

Covid-19 Safety:

To minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19, we will be following the HCKC Corona Virus Guidelines which includes maintaining social distancing. All participants should bring personal protection items such as face mask and sanitizer.

Please complete the Waiver/ COVID Screening Form the day prior to the event and submit to the Trip Sponsor/Lead ( include TEMPERATURE). Anyone experiencing symptoms of Covid-19 or direct exposure as detailed on the form, should not attend the event.

Links to the Corona Virus Guidelines and the Waiver/COVID Screening   can be found on the Sea Kayaking page on the HCKC site.


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