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Ross Island Summer Solstice Evening Paddle & Pick Up

WHAT: You are invited to join Willamette Riverkeeper and Portland Parks & Recreation for an evening canoe adventure to explore Portland's urban island wilderness- Ross Island, of course!

On this exclusive tour you'll be guided into the island's verdant interior (which is closed to the general public), learning about Ross Island's history, and the work we are doing to improve its habitat.

We will also work together to pick up trash from the beach (clean up supplies will be provided). Registration is free, and includes a paddle, PFD, and seat in a canoe.

WHERE: Meet in the gravel lot at above the river access ramp, next to the Portland Boathouse parking lot (1515 SE Water Ave, Portland, 97214).

WHEN: Please arrive promptly at 5:30pm to check in, sign a waiver, and gear up. We will not hold up the group to accommodate you if you are late! We should return to the boat ramp by 8:30pm in the evening.
 
BRING: Dress appropriately for the weather (such as a rain coat, rain pants and extra layers). Tall rubber boots and long pants work well for walking around the island. Bring water, snacks, and a picnic dinner. 

Questions? Contact [email protected] or call 503-223-6418. 

REGISTER HERE

Later Event: July 24
Trashy Tuesday: SALEM