05/07 Evening Paddle at the Heron Rookery

Evening Paddle at the Heron Rookery
Embark on an evening paddle at the Dutch Gap Conservation Area. Slip quietly through the waters to observe wildlife and observe the heron rookery, Watch the changing colors as the sun sets below the horizon. For ages 10 and older. An adult must accompany children aged 10-14. Paddling time is approximately 2.5 hours.
Henricus Park Visitor Center, 251 Henricus Park Road
Saturday, May 7,   4-7 p.m.    $16      Course 30529
Details: Mark Battista, battistam@chesterfield.gov or 804-318-8735

05/09 Hike, Pedal and Paddle the Dutch Gap Conservation Area

Hike, Pedal and Paddle the Dutch Gap Conservation Area

Explore the conservation area by foot, bike and kayak. Find the
enchanting cypress swamp, look for the golden warbler, see pawpaw
and paddle to the graveyard to find out how the Tidal Lagoon was
created. Have a light lunch on the Peninsula. This program involves
about 4.5 miles of easy biking, a short one-mile paddle and short
hikes. Participants must bring their own mountain/hybrid bike and
helmet, water, bathing suit and towel (for kayaking), and a light
lunch. Helmets are required.
Henricus Visitor Center, 251 Henricus Park Road
Saturday, May 9, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.          $5/person         Course 29411
Details: Mark Battista, battistam@chesterfield.gov or 804-318-8735

05/09 Twilight Paddle

Twilight Paddle

Embark on a paddle to explore the tidal lagoon from late evening into
the twilight. Find out how the lagoon was made, where the graveyard
is and what wildlife inhabits the barge islands. For ages 10 and older.
An adult must accompany children 10-14 years of age. Paddling time is
approximately two hours.
Henricus Park Visitor Center, 251 Henricus Park Road
Saturday, May 9, 5-8 p.m.           $16                Course 29406
Details: Mark Battista, battistam@chesterfield.gov or 804-318-8735

05/21 Rising Moon Paddle

Rising Moon Paddle
Paddle and float during the evening hours at the Dutch Gap Conservation Area. Slip quietly through the waters to observe wildlife. Watch the sunset and behold the moonrise, Minimum age is 10. An adult must accompany children aged 10 -11. Paddling time is approximately three hours.
Henricus Park Visitor Center, 251 Henricus Park Road
Saturday, May 21,   5:30-8:30 p.m.    $16     Course 30542
Details: Mark Battista, battistam@chesterfield.gov or 804-318-8735