Paddle upstream on Patoka Lake kayak tour

PATOKA LAKE — Patoka Lake will host a kayak tour on Sunday, Sept. 20, at 9:30 a.m. beginning at the secluded King’s Bridge boat ramp. It is expected to take around two hours.

A caravan will meet at the Patoka Lake park office at 8:15 a.m. to caravan to the location, or paddlers can meet at the boat ramp. Plan to arrive no later than 9:15 a.m. to unload your equipment and be ready to leave at 9:30 a.m. Bring preferred refreshments, life vests, binoculars, and cameras.

Participation is limited, and advance registration is required. Forms can be acquired by calling the Nature Center at 812-685-2447. Registration forms are due by 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18. Non-motorized launch permits are required and will be sold at the event for $5, but may also be purchased at the park office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

For more information regarding this program or other interpretive events, please call the Nature Center at 812-685-2447.

Patoka Lake ( is at 3084 N. Dillard Road, Birdseye, IN 47513.

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