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Dragon Run paddle trip signups now underway

Registration for spring Dragon Run paddle trips is now available online at

The paddle trips are conducted by Friends of Dragon Run in the spring, summer and fall, weather permitting.

This year’s spring paddle season on Dragon Run will begin on April 15 and end May 16. Trips will be conducted every day except Wednesdays, which are reserved for group paddles. Each trip can accommodate up to eight guests.

Paddle trips will begin at Big Island, a FODR property located in King and Queen County. The trips will leave from and return to the same location where guests parked their cars. This is a round-trip paddle, and the upstream paddling may be strenuous at times. Individuals must be vaccinated to participate in one of the paddle trips.

“Spring is a wonderful time to paddle the Dragon,” said FODR president Jeff Wright. “The bald cypress will be getting their needles and we will see spring flowers such as spatter dock and others. The highlights of these trips are s...

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