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It is highly suggested that you RSVP to the event leader.   The purpose of this club is for networking and social.  Leaders are volunteer and not trained or responsible for your safety. Trips can be canceled/changed so RSVP is important.  You must always wear a PFD at all times and carry a whistle.   
REMEMBER TO BRING LOTS OF WATER, SUNSCREEN, AND SNACKS    
 

DATE:    Saturday, May 14, 2016
PADDLE:  Smith and Bybee Lake
MEETING
Smith and Bybee Lake
LEVEL:   All
TIME:    Noon to 3pm
LEADER:  Kyle Leader@outkayaking.org 503/989.6333  <RSVP, Click Here>
 
Smith and Bybee Lakes are two large lakes in North Portland.  Seen from I5 past the Portland International Raceway (PIR).   Smith Lake, the eastern one and Bybee, to the west, each has 7 miles of shoreline.  Pack Lunch/Snacks.

Launch Location
:
Take I-5 to the Marine Drive Exit (Exit 307) and follow the signs to Marine Drive westbound.  About 2 miles west on Marine Drive you will climb over a large overpass and you will see the lake to your front left.  Shortly past this overpass (about a 1/4 mile)  you will see the entrance to the parking lot on your left.   Take the road all the way to the end (heading east)


Notes:
Pack Lunch/Snacks.

Rentals:    
There is no rental at the launch location.  Must transport kayak.  
     
Alder Creek <click here> - Portland, OR 503-285-0464 ask for OutKayaking discount.
     
Next Adventure <click here> - Portland, OR 503-233-0706 ask for OutKayaking discount. 

DATE:    Saturday, June 11, 2016
PADDLE:  Scappoose Bay Kayak
MEETING
Scappoose Bay
LEVEL:   All
TIME:    11am to 3pm
LEADER:  Kyle Leader@outkayaking.org 503/989.6333  <RSVP, Click Here>
 
We will paddle the wildlife refuge of Scappoose Bay and Sauvie Island and explore some of the inlets. "Scappoose Bay is a wetlands / watershed area rich in cultural history and home to a variety of migratory birds, bank beaver, osprey, otters, turtles, heron and eagles."

Launch Location
:
30 minutes From Portland. From Portland take Hwy 30 through Scappoose but not as far as St. Helens. Watch for a "Country Inn" restaurant on your left and a Scappoose Bay Kayaking info sign (blue tourist direction sign) on your right. Travel 1/2 mile (like the sign suggests) and turn RIGHT at the Bennett rd. / Old Portland Road intersection. You'll immediately go over RR tracks and look to your left to see the Scappoose Bay Marina Park building by the Marina sail boat masts and covered dock   Note: There may be a $3 parking free at the Marina. Renters please arrive early


Rentals:    
Scappoose Bay Kayak is at this paddle location  
     Alder Creek <click here> - Portland, OR 503-285-0464 ask for OutKayaking discount.
     
Next Adventure <click here> - Portland, OR 503-233-0706 ask for OutKayaking discount. 
    
Scappoose Bay Kayak <click> - Scappoose Bay, OR (503) 397-2161 ask for OutKayaking discount. 

© Kyle