River Cleanup 2018 - May 12th

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Troop 56 Passaic River Clean--Up Canoe Trip
Saturday May 12th 2018
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We will meet at 8AM in the Fisherman's parking lot off of White Bridge Road in Basking Ridge just over the Long Hill Township border. We will paddle our way down scenic and peaceful surrounding. We will remove any trash that we find along the way, only bringing it aboard the canoes if it can be done safety. See if you can identify 10 things in nature. Along the the way you will have a chance to ride the mild rapids through the gorge and paddle smooth water to our lunch point. Then we will continue down the river to our end point at Kantor Park.

Trip Details:

Departure Time/Location: Meet at 08:00AM at the Fisherman's Parking Lot on White Bridge Road, Basking Ridge
Lunch: At Farmstead Park as soon as we get there usually 2-3 hours into the trip
Finish Time/Location: Between 2PM and 4 PM at Kantor Park, Gillette (behind the library). Adults will be carrying cell phones.

Dress warm enough for the weather, bring rain gear (no ponchos). Wear boots or shoes that you can get muddy and wet. (No flip flops or Crocs). No cotton. Extra wool socks. Bag lunch and water.
Work gloves.
Sunscreen.
Glasses strap.
Don't bring anything that cannot get wet.

Directions to Fisherman's Parking Lot: Take Long Hill Road west. Continue past the Central Avenue/Lupine Drive stop sign. Make the first right turn onto Carlton Road. Take Carlton Road all the way to the end. Make a left turn onto Whitebridge Road. Just after making the left turn you will cross a bridge. Almost immediately after crossing the bridge you will make the first right turn into the Fisherman's Parking Lot. From Millington take Long Hill Road east and make a left turn onto Carlton Road. Follow remaining directions.


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