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Upper River Paddle

Saturday, August 22, 2015

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

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Expereince the natural beauty that New York City has to offer.

Come canoe through Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo. For those who feel strong, we will offer the opportunity to paddle south for a short distance and then returning to the riverwalk. This paddle starts at 219th Street and ends in the Mitsubishi Riverwalk of the Bronx Zoo. These trips are approximately two and a half hours on water and have one portage. Waterproof gear and footwear are recommended.

$30, registration is required. Registration will begin about two weeks prior to the event. Please register here.


219th Street and Bronx Boulevard
in Shoelace Park
Directions to this location


$30, registration required.

Event Organizer

Bronx River Alliance

Contact Number

(718) 430-4665

Contact Email


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