Catbird Paddle 2021
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Day Trip Information


General Information (For all Trips)

- Payment can be made in cash or e-transfer to catbirdpaddle@gmail.com 
- All participants must sign a waiver, release and agreement
- All participants must wear a PFD (we will supply a vest PFD or inflatable waist PFD)

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Day Trips - Algonquin Park ($100.00)

- The MEET UP SPOT to paddle in Algonquin Park is the Trans Canada Highway/Doran Rd, Petawawa (approx. 1 Hour 45 min from Ottawa)

    Directions from Ottawa:

            - Head North on the Trans Canada Highway to Petawawa
            - Take a left on Doran Rd (26)
            - Continue on Doran Rd for 300m then take a left into the parking lot (meet up spot)

            - From here, everyone will get into the truck
            - The roads into Algonquin Park can be rough and washed out
            - You ARE welcome to drive your own vehicle into the park (parking permits cost $15.00)
            - We DO offer a ride in the truck from west Ottawa but space is limited.

            NOTE: There is NO cell phone service in the park

    What you need to bring:

          - A lunch and perhaps some snacks
            - Drinks (2 minimum)
            - Sunscreen
            - Footwear for portaging (flip flops are not recommended)
            - Dry sack if you have one (if not we will keep your valuables dry)
            - Pack everything in a small backpack                                                                                                                                                                                   - Backpack and footwear will strap onto your board while padding

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Day Trips - Calabogie, Frontenac, and the valley ($80.00)

- The MEET UP SPOT varies for these day trips (we will confirm a meet up spot before we head out)
- From here everyone can get in the truck
- Roads into Calabogie and North Frontenac can be rough and washed out
- You ARE welcome to drive your own vehicle to the LAUNCH SITE (North Frontenac parking permits cost $9.00)
- We DO offer a ride in the truck from west Ottawa, but spaces are limited.

    What you need to bring:

            - A lunch and perhaps some snacks
            - Drinks (2 minimum)
            - Sunscreen
            - Footwear for portaging (flip flops are not recommended)
            - Dry sack if you have one (if not we will keep your valuables dry)
            - Pack everything in a small backpack
            - Backpack and footwear will strap onto your board while paddling

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Local Paddles - Locations Vary ($50.00)

- The MEET UP SPOT will be the LAUNCH SITE (we will confirm the meet up spot before we head out)
- You are welcome to drive your own vehicle to the LAUNCH SITE spot
- We DO offer a ride in the truck from west Ottawa but spaces are limited.

    What you need to bring:

            - Drink
            - Sunscreen
            - Dry sack if you have one (if not we will keep your valuables dry)
            - Dry sack, drink, and footwear will strap onto your board while paddling