Things You Need to Know…
Paddle the Scuppernong River from the Spruill Bridge Rd Launch in Creswell down to Cross Landing Rd. Total travelling distance will be approximately 4 miles. By travelling on this scenic route, you will have the opportunity to see a variety of plants and wildlife, including eagles, osprey, and various song birds.
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. – Sign-in/Orientation
9 a.m. – Boats in the water
11:00 – 11:30 a.m. – Boats out of the water
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch
Sign-in will begin at 8:00 am and ends at 9:00 am.
Sign in location:
321 Spruill Bridge Rd., Creswell,NC- Spruill Bridge Rd Ramp, Creswell, NC
Directions: When heading East on US-64 , towards the Outer Banks Take Exit 558 and turn right onto Alligood Rd. (When heading West on US-64, towards Plymouth take Exit 558 turn left onto Alligood Rd.) That road will turn into 6th St. You will take a Left onto Main St. which will continue into Spruill Bridge Rd. You will make a left into the Parking area for the ramp.
Shuttle: There will be a shuttle to drop off your car at the take-out location and bring you back to the Launch area.
Launch: After sign-in, you can launch your canoe/kayak at the boat ramp.
Take-Outs: The Paddle will conclude at the Spruill Bridge Rd. boat ramp on Spruill Bridge Rd in Creswell.
Meals: No paddler should go hungry! We will provide a light breakfast and snacks for your trip at the sign-in table. For lunch we will be serving a warm, catered meal from Golden Skillet in Plymouth at the beautiful Historic Davenport Homestead.
What To Bring: Your own canoe or kayak and a Coast Guard approved personal flotation device (PFD). You may also want to bring binoculars, camera, sun screen, bug repellent, snacks, beverage, and a change of clothes.
Don’t have your own boat? Rent one! Rentals will be available through many different rental companies, however, you will need to call in advance to reserve a canoe or kayak. If you need help finding a rental place please contact us at (252) 793-1377.
Safety: Safety boats will be present during the paddle. In your goody bag, you will find a card with telephone numbers that will put you in touch with the safety boats. For safety precautions a photo of your group will be taken at launch (Note: this photo will not be used for promotional purposes).
Interested in information on lodging or overnight camping? Contact the Port o’ Plymouth Museum at (252) 793-1377.