Events

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Kayak Demo Days with Crawdaddy Outdoors 6:00 pm
Kayak Demo Days with Crawdaddy Outdoors @ Avenue of the Saints Lake, rural Waverly.
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Get off the couch and into a kayak. Kayaking is a great leisure time recreational activity that can be enjoyed by individuals or the whole family. The CrawDaddy fleet of 16+ kayaks provides options for[...]
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Sweet Marsh Migration Paddling 6:00 pm
Sweet Marsh Migration Paddling @ Sweet Marsh
May 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MARSH MIGRATIONS Embrace spring and get outdoors! Marsh migrations are a great way to start the spring paddling season. These easy, flat water kayak floats are led by CrawDaddy owner Darrin Siefken and renowned wildlife[...]
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Red Rock Eco Tours with Canoesport Outfitters 8:30 am
Red Rock Eco Tours with Canoesport Outfitters @ 2nd Left inside Elk Rock State Park
May 12 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
This brief tour introduces those with no experience to the fun of kayaking in either single or tandem sea kayaks. Our instructors will teach you how to land and launch your kayak properly, how to[...]
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Iowa DNR: 2-Day Canoe School for Naturalists
Iowa DNR: 2-Day Canoe School for Naturalists @ Briggs Woods Park, Hamilton County (Boone River)
May 14 – May 15 all-day
To register, go to :https://www.iowadnr.gov/Things-to-Do/Canoeing-Kayaking/How-to-Paddle/Canoe-Kayak-Schools Naturalists who take groups on trips or who are expected to conduct kayak instruction. About 1/3 classroom, and 2/3 on-water, the focus is on skills, hazard and river feature identification,[...]
Sweet Marsh Migration Paddling 6:00 pm
Sweet Marsh Migration Paddling @ Sweet Marsh
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MARSH MIGRATIONS Embrace spring and get outdoors! Marsh migrations are a great way to start the spring paddling season. These easy, flat water kayak floats are led by CrawDaddy owner Darrin Siefken and renowned wildlife[...]
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Kayak Demo Days with Crawdaddy Outdoors 6:00 pm
Kayak Demo Days with Crawdaddy Outdoors @ Avenue of the Saints Lake, rural Waverly.
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Get off the couch and into a kayak. Kayaking is a great leisure time recreational activity that can be enjoyed by individuals or the whole family. The CrawDaddy fleet of 16+ kayaks provides options for[...]
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South Dakota Kayak Challenge
South Dakota Kayak Challenge @ Missouri River
May 24 – May 26 all-day
May 24-26; South Dakota Kayak Challenge, 72 miles on Missouri River. Marathon-endurance paddling race thru 72 miles of wind and waves on the Missouri River between Yankton, S.D. and South Sioux City, Neb. Most of[...]
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River Float with Crawdaddy Outdoors
River Float with Crawdaddy Outdoors @ River Float with Crawdaddy Oudoors
May 25 all-day
River Floats What a great way to spend a summer day! Join the CrawDaddy Crew as they guide you down rivers in North East Iowa. No prior kayaking experience is required. This summer, we will[...]
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River Float with Crawdaddy Outdoors
River Float with Crawdaddy Outdoors @ River Float with Crawdaddy Oudoors
May 26 all-day
River Floats What a great way to spend a summer day! Join the CrawDaddy Crew as they guide you down rivers in North East Iowa. No prior kayaking experience is required. This summer, we will[...]
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Beginners Paddling Tour of Raccoon River with CanoeSport Outfitter 8:30 am
Beginners Paddling Tour of Raccoon River with CanoeSport Outfitter @ meet at highway F-90 near Booneville.
May 27 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Enjoy a fun, leisurely float trip down the Raccoon River from Adel or Puckerbrush Access to Booneville. CanoeSport Outfitters will coordinate the shuttling of boats and people from the take-out to the put-in. Staff will[...]
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Kayak Demo Days with Crawdaddy Outdoors 6:00 pm
Kayak Demo Days with Crawdaddy Outdoors @ Avenue of the Saints Lake, rural Waverly.
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Get off the couch and into a kayak. Kayaking is a great leisure time recreational activity that can be enjoyed by individuals or the whole family. The CrawDaddy fleet of 16+ kayaks provides options for[...]
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Kickapoo River Kayak or Backpack Trip with Crawdaddy Outdoors
Kickapoo River Kayak or Backpack Trip with Crawdaddy Outdoors
May 31 – Jun 2 all-day
Join Crawdaddy Outdoors  for your choice of adventure. Choose to kayak on one the oldest and curviest rivers inthe Midwest or put on your boots and hike in the Ocooch Hills. Either option provides breathtaking[...]