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Report By:  jopaddler    Date: 9/12/2011 
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Yancy Bridge to Magnolia Bridge

My Report:

The Apalachee Canoe and Kayak Club went on a trip on the Chipola River from the Yancee Bridge to the Magnolia Bridge on Sunday, September 11, 2011. It was a perfect day. The weather was in the high 80's with not much humidity and sometimes a little breeze. The water was very low - some say they had not ever seen it this low. It was tricky to maneuver around the low water areas - between logs and the low water also created lots of shoals - which were actually fun to maneuver. We had a good group headed by Gwen Beatty and Red Cherry.We stopped to have lunch at the new Greenway park, Hinson Conservation and Recreation Area. I didn't see any turtles this time, but some immature ibis and hawks.

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Location Data:

Difficulty: Moderate
Location Type: River
Boat Type: Kayak
Distance (miles): 10
Fees/Costs $: n/a

Photos from Chipola River:    (Click image to view full size)

Paddlers on the Chip No Comm
Paddlers on the Chip
Limestone Caves No Comm
Limestone Caves
More Limestone Caves No Comm
More Limestone Caves
Spring Swimming No Comm
Spring Swimming
Navigating to Spring No Comm
Navigating to Spring

Post Date: 9/13/2011

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