Missisquoi River Paddle-Pedal & Richford River Fest
Saturday June 24th, 8:30am - 2 pm
Location: Davis Park, Richford
Richford River Fest is a free event
Entry for Paddle-Pedal $20 adults/$10 kids online, $25 day of the event
Sponsored by: Northern Forest Canoe Trail and Richford Conservation Commission
Info: richfordconservation@ gmail.com
The Missisquoi River Paddle-Pedal event celebrates recreation along the Northern Forest Canoe Trail and the Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail between Richford and East Berkshire, VT. The event combines 6.5 miles of flatwater paddling along the Wild & Scenic Missisquoi River and 4.5 miles of cycling back on an adjacent rail trail. This is a family-friendly event for all ages, and includes an optional race class, for those folks looking for some friendly competition. You can register online here!
This event is part of the Richford River Fest, a family-oriented celebration of the Missisquoi River that includes educational activities for kids and adults alike, nature walks, music, and barbeque and bake sale. Beginning at 11 AM, attend workshops and visit displays about nature and river ecology at Davis Park. Games for children, face painting, BBQ and bake sale will be available. Canoe rentals available through Montgomery Adventures.