Registration for summer Dragon Run paddle trips is now open. The paddle trips are conducted by Friends of Dragon Run in the spring, summer and fall, weather permitting.
This year’s summer paddle season on Dragon Run begins July 19 and ends on July 30. Trips will be conducted every day and each trip will accommodate eight guests.
“This is a short paddle season—just 12 days—but, it’s one of our favorite times to be on the Dragon,” FODR Paddlemaster Jack Kauffman said. “One highlight will be the pickerel weed, which will be in full bloom.”
Paddle trips will begin at 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, a release noted.
The unique character of Dragon Run and its natural beauty exist primarily because it is remote. Several highway bridges cross its 40-mile run to the Piankatank River. Most access...
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