JUNE 3, 2017 – PRESTON COUNTY “MEET THE CHEAT” PADDLING PARTY:

Come “Meet the Cheat” with us at the 2nd annual community paddle in Rowlesburg, WV on June 3rd, 2017. Join Friends of the Cheat, the Upper Cheat River Water Trail, and Blackwater Outdoor Adventures for another lazy day on the water. We’ll meet at 9:00am at the Rowlesburg Park – and put on the river at 10:00am.

Kayaks and Canoes are available for rent* – $30 per kayak – $45 per canoe. Free to those with their own gear – though please consider making a donation. Shuttle will be provided, thanks to Blackwater Outdoor Adventures! Stick around for food and a donation-based raffle afterwards.

TO REGISTER – please email Beth Warnick at bwarnick@cheat.org – *the first 25 participants who are renting kayaks or canoes will get their gear for free – thanks to a generous donation from the Preston County Parks and Recreation Committee!  ALL PARTICIPANTS NEED TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT – EVEN THOSE BRINGING THEIR OWN GEAR.  Thanks, ya’ll!

JUNE 10, 2017 – TUCKER COUNTY “MEET THE CHEAT” PADDLING PARTY:

Join Friends of the Cheat, the Upper Cheat River Water Trail Committee, and the West Virginia Land Trust on the water again for the 5th annual Tucker County “Meet the Cheat” paddling party.  Float the Upper Cheat River Water Trail from Holly Meadows to St. George. Meet at Blackwater Outdoor Adventures in Parsons at 10am to conserve parking spaces and get a free shuttle to the put-in. (Launch by 11am to join the floatilla.) Then join the paddling after-party at Blackwater Outdoor Adventures’ take-out around 4pm. Live music, refreshments, and plenty of friends to share your big fish stories with around the campfire.

Cost: $30 (single kayak rental) / $45 (tandem kayak OR canoe rental) with $10 of each rental going to Friends of the Cheat and Upper Cheat River Water Trail project.

ALL PARTICIPANTS NEED TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT – EVEN THOSE BRINGING THEIR OWN GEAR.

Register here: https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/KHwskJiieHBVkqhJOee-bg

Questions? Call the WVLT office at (304) 413-0945 or email Jessica Spatafore at jessica@wvlandtrust.org / Beth Warnick at bwarnick@cheat.org