Third Saturday Paddle Series

Join us March – November as we explore the magic of the Cape Fear River through our famous Third Saturday Paddles. Enjoy lush cypress swamps, untouched back waters and the wildlife that inhabits these unique areas.

You must preregister to join us, if you are a CFRW member you can reserve one of our boats for just $15 during registration. Click the paddle link to get more information and register online.

Post your pictures of paddling FUN with hashtag #CFRWPaddle this year!


March 18, 2017 – Black River. **We are sold out of rental boats, plenty of space left to join us with your own boat!

April 15, 2017 – Ivanhoe *Requires experience (Black River) 

May 20, 2017 – Burnt Mill Creek (Lower Cape Fear River) 

June 17, 2017  – Keg Island (Lower Cape Fear River)

July 15, 2017 -Sawpit Landing (Northeast Cape Fear River)

August 19, 2017 – Holly Shelter (Northeast Cape Fear River)

September 16, 2017 – Rice Creek (Estuary)

October 21, 2017 – Town Creek (Estuary) 

November 18, 2017 – Sturgeon Creek to Belville & Oyster Roast! (Estuary)