All proceeds go to support Friends of High Country State Parks’ mission to support our state parks.
The event will begin at Zaloo’s Canoes in Jefferson, NC and travel five miles to the Wagoner Road Access of the New River State Park. This route is calm with no white water.
The Ashe Country tradition is sponsored by Friends of High Country State Parks.
- Gates open at 8:30 am.
- Boats can enter the water from 9 am to 1:30 pm.
- Please note boats with children need to be in no later than 1 pm.
Registration is $10 per person, $5 for children, and $25 for family float (up to 6 people) for a single race. Every additional race is $5. Registration includes a FREE T-shirt and entry for a door prize.
Enter with a Canoe or a Kayak. Bring your own boat or rent one at a discounted price from Zaloo’s Canoes. Zaloo’s will provide free shuttles. Click HERE to visit Zaloo’s website.
This is a family friendly event with options to enter as a “Family Float”–which is $25 and allows up to five family members in a boat–, “Novice”, “Expert”, or “Championship” cateogry. The “Special” category is for those with any special needs or for elders.
If you’re a beginner, the average time to complete the race is 60 minutes, but more skilled paddlers can complete it in less than 45 minutes. The course ends at New River State Park, Wagoner Access.
You will be automatically entered to win a door prize with your registration!
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