June 17, 2017 - 10:00am

Events In & Around DeSoto State Park

Forest & Field: Flat-water Kayaking Trip on Little River

Take a guided kayaking trip on beautiful Little River to enjoy the early Summer season. Learn about this outstanding water source with its clear water, plant & animal life, and about the history of the area around DeSoto Falls in Dekalb County, Alabama.

What to know: Roughly 4 miles round trip, with a hammock lunch break included. Kayaks, Life vests, paddles, & hammocks are supplied as well. Kayak weight restriction: 300 pounds. Bring a small pack with lunch and drinking water.

Date: June 17, 2017

Where: Meet at DeSoto Falls Picnic Area-near Mentone, Alabama (about 7 miles from main park area of DeSoto State Park) Coordinates: 34.549124, -84.589668

Time: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Fee: Free & open to the public. Pre-registration is required; limited to 10 people. Ages 8 and up. Email for more info.

This program is made possible by a Stringfellow Health Fund Grant of the NE AL Community Foundation and the Conservation Education Institute