FCRW Paddles – Agnes Flood Memorial Paddle
June 4 @ 9:00 am - June 5 @ 5:00 pm
The Friends of the Chemung River and Endless Mountain Outfitters are planning a two-day Season Opening Guided Memorial Paddle on June 4th & 5th from Corning to Elmira, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Agnes Flood. Donations collected during this event will go towards improvements to the Conhocton Street Boat Launch in Corning, to improve the river paddling connection between Steuben and Chemung Counties.
Day 1, June 4th from 9am-2:30pm: Conhocton Street to Bottcher’s Landing (7-mile Float). Meet at Bottcher’s Landing Boat Launch. Range of paddle time will be from 10am-1:30pm, and we will end with a box lunch and an informal environmental education panel discussion for adults, and fun environmental and art program by Erica Unterman with help from Runway for a Cause for kids at Bottcher’s Landing Boat Launch (Maximum 50 paddlers).
Day 2, June 5th from 9am-3pm: Bottcher’s Landing to Grove Street (9-mile Float). Meet at Grove Street Boat Launch. Range of paddle time will be from 10am-2pm, we will end with a concert from the Cantata Singers, an art performance by Link Movement and ceremony by Erica Unterman, and Los Panchos Food Truck at Grove Street Boat Launch (Maximum 50 paddlers).
WHAT TO PACK:
- Proper water shoes (not flip flops)
- Bug Spray
- Camping Chairs for End of Paddle Programs on Day 1 & 2
Kayak Rentals and BYOBoat Shuttles are available. More information is provided once you go through registration and purchase your tickets. All participants will be shuttled between parking site and launch sites. All abilities are welcome, life jackets and equipment will be provided, as these are guided tours! For more information, please contact us.
We hope you can join us for both days! (FCRW Paddle program is a partnership between Friends of the Chemung River Watershed and Endless Mountain Outfitters.)