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Paddle the Pepacton | Friday, October 8th, 2021 @ 11 AM

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

     Join Ann Roberti of the CMC on a beautiful paddle on the scenic Pepacton Reservoir.

Provide your own CANOE or KAYAK or rent from a local business. We will launch promptly at 11 AM from the Shavertown Bridge Recreational Boating Launch site on the north side of the bridge.

Life jackets required. All boats must be steam cleaned prior to arrival on site and have a valid DEP access sticker. For more information on regulations please visit the NYCDEP website: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dep/pdf/recreation/Pepacton_Boating_Brochure.pdf

On previous Lark paddles we’ve seen bald eagles, a beaver swam among our boats and a bear was spotted swimming across the reservoir. If you have not paddled the Pepacton, don’t miss this event.

Event Duration: 3-4 hours

Level of Difficulty: Easy-Moderate

Bring: Life jacket, drinks, lunch, sunscreen

Registration required by October 7th. Use registration form below to register.

Group size is limited so register early.

Fee: No. If you need to have your boat steam cleaned local vendors charge $15-$20 for cleaning.

Dogs allowed: No

Questions about this event can be directed to: aroberti@catskill.net or 845-676-3643

Covid-19 Guidelines:  Due to the rise in delta variant cases locally and nationally we have revived these simple protocols for participation in our in-person events. Wear a mask while congregated in the parking lot or at other sites.  Follow social distancing protocols.  Use your own pen when signing in, or use hand sanitizer. Other guidelines may apply, depending on event. The event leader will inform participants.

Note:  Please protect others and yourself by following these simple, CDC endorsed guidelines.  Please be vaccinated.

Driving Directions:

From SR 28/30 in Margaretville, go west about 3 miles to the dividing of the highways. Turn south onto SR 30 and go 8 miles to the Shavertown Bridge Boat Launch on the left, just after turning right onto CR 1.

From SR 28 in Andes, turn south onto CR 1 and travel 8 miles to the Shavertown Bridge Boat Launch on the right.

GPS coordinates:  42.089442, -74.818263

After you press “Submit” below the registration form, you will see a screen that says “Your registration has been submitted”. If you do not, an error has occurred. Please resubmit, being sure to complete all fields. You should receive a message from the leader acknowledging your registration.


Register for Pepacton Paddle October 8th, 2021


October 8
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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