*Based on guidance from the State of Minnesota, our current guidelines allow for groups of no more than 10 people and so long as 6 feet social distance can be maintained. As a result, the June 17 River Paddling Excursion has been rescheduled for August 5.
If you like to canoe or kayak, and would like to learn more about the Red River, join us this summer as Moorhead Parks and Recreation and River Keepers host River Paddling Excursions from 5:30-8 pm, at the Hjemkomst Landing, in Moorhead. Take a relaxing downtown river tour as local guest speakers share their expertise on the following educational topics:
July 15: History of the Red River, hosted by Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
Learn about the historic sites including the steamboat landing and remnants from the riverfront saloons.
August 5: Aviary Expedition, hosted by Fargo-Moorhead Audubon.
Learn about the different species of birds that live along the Red River and those that utilize it while migrating.
August 19: Animals and Habitats, hosted by Nicole Lee
Learn about the many habitats of wildlife living along the river.
All skill levels are invited. Each session will begin at 6 pm with the basics of canoeing and kayaking. Please arrive at 5:30 pm. Vessels are available on a first come first serve basis.
Fees: $10/person if you own your own vessel $15/person for canoe/kayak rental
In the case of inclement weather, all programs will be rescheduled for the following Wednesday of that week.
Register now under the On The River Section. For more information, call 218.299.5340.
Moorhead Parks and Recreation also offers canoe and kayak rentals May 26-September (weather permitting)! For more information, visit the On the River section of our website!