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Alligator Amblers Activities

201805 May Activity Calendar

MAY 2018

Sunday, May 6,  9am,  2 Hour Paddle.  3800 Corkscrew Road. Estero, FL.  Directions: Koreshan State Park at intersection of U.S. 41 and Corkscrew Road.  Activity Description:  Easy and leisurely paddle up the Estero River. We will paddle upstream for one hour and then return. Trees provide canopy so mostly shaded. Bring your own craft or rent from park at a very reasonable rate. ($8 1st hour, $5 2nd hour per canoe) Up to 4 people per boat. 17’ and 13’ canoes or single and double kayaks available. We will meet at the ranger station.  Rest room available in park. Park entry fee per car required.  20 people – limit.  Public invited.  RSVP  Larry Kruhm  540-686-6000    larrykruhm@gmail.com  or Mickey Miller  239-229-0522   hike1962@yahoo.com

Thursday, May 17, Alligator Amblers monthly meeting  at Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 15600 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34110.  Social gathering 6:30 pm, meeting starts promptly at 7:00 pm.  “Calusa John” Paeno with CGT Kayaks, Inc of Bonita Springs will tell us about paddle trails and mangrove tunnels in the Orange, Imperial, and Caloosahatchee Rivers, and the Matlacha and Ten Thousand Islands areas.  He will include archeological information he discovered during his adventures along SW Florida’s waterways and hiking trails.

201809 September Activity Calendar


Sunday, September 23  6:45 PM to 9:30 PM    Harvest Moon Night Kayak Paddle to Bird Rookery.  Location: Shell Island Boat Launch Ramp, 10 Shell Island Road, Naples, FL 34113.   Description:  Paddle into the sunset nto Hall Bay.  As evening sets in, watch hundreds of birds return to their nesting sites on bird rookery islands.  We will head back under a full harvest moon to the launch site.  Bring your own kayak or canoe, lifejacket and paddles, two liters of water and a snack.  Basic kayak or canoeing skills required.  Close-toed shoes recommended because kayaks travel near oyster bars.  Glow sticks provided, bring your own headlamp as a backup.

Limit 12 people, Public invited.  Moderate difficulty.

RSVP to Carl, 239-253-4255 or  email: carl@tenthousandislands.net