DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
This is a COVID-19 compliant paddle. We will be maintaining social distancing when possible and wearing face masks as necessary. Please bring a face mask, hand sanitizer, and your own pen to sign the liability/release form. Please bring a lunch to eat in your boat. The paddle is limited to 10 people and you must RSVP the leader (Bob Kissell) via email to attend. RSVPs will only be accepted 6 days prior to the day of the paddle (i.e. starting Sunday September 6). After 10 are signed up you will be placed on a waiting list.
There is no shuttle.
WHERE: Salem River
NEAREST ADDRESS: 798 Hawks Bridge Rd Mannington Township, NJ
General Information: Recreational: the Salem River is a natural stream in South Jersey that empties into the Delaware River near the Delaware Memorial Bridges. It was dammed many years ago to provide a freshwater source for the DuPont Chambers Works and Atlantic City Electric. The river is generally lined with woods. Paddles are out and back.
Difficulty & Must Haves: Salem River is an easy flat water out and back from the boat/kayak launch. The river is a reservoir with no discernable current. Typical paddles go upstream and return. Lunch break spots are very limited, generally dependent on water levels and dryness.
Nice to Have & Human Interest: During spring paddles a waterfowl will be evident.