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Paddle in the Blackstone Watershed – Slatersville Reservoir and the Branch River
July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come paddle with the Blackstone Valley Paddle Club on the upper section of the Slatersville Reservoir and up the Branch River. The put-in is at the Slatersville Fishing Area (aka Broncos Fishing Area) boat launch (look for the DEM sign) on Broncos Highway at the Burrillville/North Smithfield line. Address is about 2890 Broncos Highway, Burrillville, RI. GPS Coordinates: N41 59. 243 W071 36.073 Trip is suitable for all.
Every Tuesday from mid-May through August the Blackstone Valley Paddle Club paddles a different part of the Blackstone River watershed. Membership is required. If you are not a yet a member and are undecided about joining, come with us for a trip to help make up your mind. Introduce yourself to one of the trip leaders in the orange shirts who will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Properly fitting PFDs are required to be worn on all BVPC trips. Inflatable PFDs or boats are not acceptable for BVPC trips. Trip details and other information can be found at: http://www.ricka-flatwater.org/bvcal.htm. Check the message board for changes or cancellations before leaving for any trip. http://members.boardhost.com/FLATWATER/. If a trip is cancelled due to weather we will try to offer it on the next day (Wednesday).