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Canoe and Kayak Excursion: History of the Red River
- Date: 08/04/2021 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
- Location: Hjemkomst Landing
202 1st Ave N
Moorhead, Minnesota 56560
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:
August 4: History of the Red River, hosted by Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County.
Ever wonder what Moorhead was like "growing up?" Join HCSCC on a riveting history lesson of downtown Moorhead that includes historic sites including the steamboat landing and remnants from the riverfront saloons.
August 18: Trees of the Red River, hosted by City of Moorhead Forestry.
Gaze into the terrific tree canopy as Moorhead's CIty Forester presents the types of tree species we see along the Red River and their benefits for the river, and animals with wings, paws, and fins.
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.
Register now online! For more information, call 218.299.5340.
Moorhead Parks and Recreation also offers canoe and kayak rentals June 1 -September 11! For more information, visit the On the River section of our website!