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Fri, Jul 14


BBQ Agate Rock Contest Kayak Paddle

2023 BBQ Agate Rock Contest Kayak Paddle

BBQ Agate Rock Contest! Enjoy fun, sun, rock hunting and BBQ! Must send text to complete reservations to 503-877-8449, $10 per person, $45 to reserve kayak & gear shuttle included if you need a kayak. (Only 8 spots available for rentals). Tour guide included.

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2023 BBQ Agate Rock Contest Kayak Paddle
2023 BBQ Agate Rock Contest Kayak Paddle

Time & Location

Jul 14, 2023, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

BBQ Agate Rock Contest Kayak Paddle, Wheatland Rd NW, Salem, OR 97304, USA


About the event

Enjoy a guided Paddle up to the Willamette River towards the Agate Rock beach, followed by BBQ and Fun!. Find the largest Agate Rock for a chance to WIN a PRIZE!

Music and fun! No worry for shuttling. We launch and get out at same location, must drive yourself to location. And free parking. Everyone meets and parks on the river rock beach to left of the Wheatland Ferry on the (west side) If you are coming from Keizer. You will need to pay to ride the Ferry Cash only each way.

Must RSVP/ Register for $10 per person/ If you need a kayak rental. It is a $45 special. Includes shuttling the kayak, gear and being guided. Customers renting kayak to join this event, must be less than 235pds, under 6'1" to reinsure everyone is proper size for these kayaks for safety purposes, have the ability to get up from a sitting position on their own. To climb in and out of a kayak without assistance, and upper arm strength as we paddle up river against the slow-moving river currents, for safety purposes. Everyone is to wear a PFD/ Life vest. And take directions from the tour guide Shannon.

Must send a text to Salem Kayak Rentals LLC at 503-877-8449 (your first and last name, email, so we can send you the waiver and payment link. (Only 8 spots available). So, book quickly. There is no guarantee there is a porta potty/restroom at launch, (in the past there has been at times), there is no public restrooms on the rock island. There is a restroom on the other side of the river at the State Park. We launch by 11AM, It takes an hour to paddle to the rock agate rock beach by 11am, 30 mins to prep for food, 30 mins to enjoy food by 12:30, followed by prize give aways by 1pm, we should start wrapping up equipment by 1:30, and by 2pm we are paddling back to boat ramp. Takes 30-40 mins. If you are renting, we ask you to not leave early, as we cannot leave our equipment unattended.

Must also RSVP on website, so you are updated of any last-minute Changes/ update.

last year was fun! Hope to see you all again!

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