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Get Outdoors!Date range: Saturday, July 08, 2017 to Saturday, July 08, 2017

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Saturday, July 8, 2017

Full Moon Paddle

800 days old

Time: 8:15 p.m. to 10:45 p.m.
Activities: Canoeing/kayaking, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Merrick SP

Discover the wonders of the backwaters of the Mississippi River by moonlight on this guided paddle. Bring your own canoe/kayak, or rent one of ours. Please call the park (608-687-4936) to reserve a canoe/kayak. Rentals are limited. Rental fee is $15. We will leave the boat landing promptly at 8:30 p.m., so get there early! Ages 10 and up, some canoeing/kayaking experience is advisable. This trip will last about two hours. If it rains or the Mississippi River levels are unsafe, this event will be cancelled. Vehicle admission sticker is required and can be purchased at the contact station. Meet at the South Boat Landing (near the South Campground).

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Merrick SP information

Located along the lazy Mississippi River and surrounded by the hills of Wisconsin's Coulee Region, the 322-acre Merrick State Park is popular with anglers and boaters. The marshy backwaters are home to a variety of fish, birds, animals and plants. Rising and falling river levels, though controlled some by dams, are part of the natural environment.


Mailing Address: S2965 State Road 35 , P.O. Box 127 , Fountain City, Wisconsin 54629

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance. Some events, such as candlelight skis/hikes are very popular, and access to these events may be restricted at times when parking capacity has been reached.

Last revised: Friday, June 07, 2019