Registration for fall Dragon Run paddle trips opens at 9 a.m. Friday on DragonRun.org. The paddle trips are conducted by Friends of Dragon Run in the spring, summer and fall, weather permitting.
This year’s fall paddle season on Dragon Run will begin Oct. 19 and end Nov. 5. Trips will be conducted every day. Each trip will accommodate nine guests who must be at least 18 years of age.
The paddle trips will be round trips and the upstream paddling may be strenuous at times, a release said.
Paddlers are provided with a kayak, personal flotation device, and paddle. Volunteers assist guests through beaver dams and along the course of the journey. A nature guide accompanies the kayakers to point out flora and fauna and to answer questions.
“The trees in the Dragon this time of year are exceptional—beautiful colors plus the bald cypress are turning a cinnamon color,” said FODR president Jeff Wright. “Shrubs with bright berries are everywhere, waiting for resident and migrating bi...
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