Ridgefield Big Paddle

June 6th, 2020

 

 

Saturday,  June 6th, 2020    

7:00 am - 5:00 pm

 Ridgefield Waterfront

 

Spend a family-fun filled day celebrating National Trails Day on Saturday, June 6th, 2020 with the 9th Annual Big Paddle! 

**BONUS! For the first time in 2020, join us on Friday, June 5th for a Full Moon Moonlight Paddle and BBQ!**

Saturday at the waterfront enjoy a canoe, kayak or paddle board adventure in the morning and afternoon and other festivities like vendors at Paddler’s Village, live music, a beer garden, lawn games, and a kids obstacle course.

In downtown Ridgefield, enjoy Farmer’s Market, wine garden and Big Games!

All land activities and parking are FREE

The Big Paddle and Recreational Paddle require registration and a $5 fee. 

If you register through this site, you must bring your own boat. On site rentals are available if you pre-order through Alder Creek. 

2020 Event Schedule!
 7 am - 9 am
 Paddler Registration
 8 am
 Paddler's Village Opens
Live Music: Traveling Day Society
9 am
Opening Ceremony
With Chinook Blessing & Flag Ceremony
9:30 am
Two-Hour Interpretive Paddle Begins
Obstacle Course Opens
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Live Music: ChicaMarimba
Clark County Poet Laureate during break.
11 am
Corwin Beer Garden Opens
11 am
Guided Walk to Cathlapotle Plankhouse
1.1 Miles - Friends of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kayak Demos
Alder Creek Kayak
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kayak Polo Demo and Scrimmage
Portland Kayak Polo Club
 
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Live Music: Faisal & Mitch
2:00 pm
 Two-Hour Recreational Paddle
Alder Creek Kayak
2:00 pm
Guided Walk to Cathlapotle Plankhouse
1.1 Miles - Friends of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge

This community event has it all: ability to enjoy the natural beauty of Ridgefield, learn about cultural history of our area and lots of outdoor activity! I love it!

Ridgefield Mayor Don Stose

2019 Sponsors

Saturday June 6th, 2020

7 am - 5 pm

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