EVENT

WHEN:
DATE: 07/20/2019
TIME: 10:00am - 3:00pm (prompt start, estimated end)


DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)

The Salem is a wide flat river that is dammed at the DuPont Chambers Works with little or no current. There isn’t much cover, so expect a lot of sun. Longer boats are recommended. The river is generally lined with woods. The paddle is out and back; probably going upstream. There is no shuttle. Expect to paddle about 3 to 4 hours. Bring lunch, water, sunscreen and paddling essentials. Lunch break spots are limited depending on water levels and dryness. There is no porta-potty at the put-in or where we stop for lunch.

LOCATION

WHERE:
Salem River

EXACT COORDINATES:
39.668727, -75.467191

NEAREST ADDRESS:
798 Hawks Bridge Rd
Mannington Township, NJ 08079

MAPPING DIRECTIONS:
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PARKING FEE:
No

RESTROOM AVAILABLE:
No

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS:
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LOCATION NOTES:

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.

Additional Notes & Shuttle Info:


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    PARTICIPANT COUNT: 4
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