Registrations opened this week for fall Dragon Run paddle trips. The paddle trips are conducted by Friends of Dragon Run in the fall, spring and summer, weather permitting.
This year’s fall paddle season on Dragon Run will begin on Oct. 21 and end on Nov. 7. Trips will be conducted on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and each trip will accommodate 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 will be a round trip paddle, and the upstream paddling may be strenuous at times. Individuals must be vaccinated to participate in one of the trips.
“This is an exceptional time of year to visit Dragon Run,” FODR president Jeff Wright said. “The days are still warm and the autumn foliage is stunning, especially where the trees arch across the water creating a cathedral effect.”
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