Things You Need to Know…
Paddle Conaby Creek from the East Main Street Bridge in Plymouth to the N.C. Wildlife Conaby Creek Boating Access Area at the first Highway 45 Bridge (85 Conaby Ln, Plymouth, NC). Total travelling distance will be approximately 3 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
Noon – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch
Sign-in will begin at 8:00 am and ends at 9:00 am.
Sign in location:
East Main Street Bridge, Plymouth, NC
Directions: When heading East on US-64 , towards the Outer Banks you will make a left hand turn onto Main Street (If you are coming West on US-64 you will make a right turn onto Main Street) and follow that down until you reach the boat ramp on the right side of Main Street. from there you should see signs for check-in for the event.
Launch: After sign-in, you can launch your canoe/kayak at the boat ramp.
Take-Outs: The Paddle will conclude at the N.C. Wildlife ramp next to the Highway 45 Bridge (161 Conaby Ln, Plymouth, NC) .
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 by the Golden Skillet.
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 Roanoke Outdoor Adventures, however, you will need to call in advance to reserve a canoe or kayak. To make a reservation call Heber Coltrain at 252-809-9488.
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.