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Willamette Greenway Paddle Trip

Pick up a paddle and let’s celebrate the Willamette River Greenway with Willamette Riverkeeper and our friends at Oregon State Parks! Enjoy a scenic paddle trip from downtown Salem to the Wheatland Ferry where we'll observe wildlife while learning more about the river, its history, and our combined efforts to improve habitat.

WHEN: Saturday, 6/29 from 9:30am - 3:30pm

WHERE: Wallace Marine Park in Salem to Wheatland Ferry (11.5 river miles)

DETAILS: We will run a FREE shuttle service for this trip!  Meet us at Wallace Marine Park at 9:30am.  We'll aim to launch from the gravel bar by 10:00am.  At the take out, we'll drive you and your boats back to Wallace Marine Park. 

Riverkeeper canoes are available to reserve upon request FREE of charge (you must recruit your own paddling partner), or feel free to join us in your own canoe or kayak. Rentals include paddles and PFDs. If you bring your own boat, you must wear your PFD and have a whistle accessible, as required by the US Coast Guard.

Plan to be on the river for about 4.5 hours. Be sure to dress for conditions and pack extra layers, sun glasses, hat, sunscreen, water, snacks and a lunch.


QUESTIONS: E-mail [email protected] or call 503-223-6418

Earlier Event: June 27
Community Workshop on Aquatic Plants
Later Event: July 18
Paddle & (weed) Pull