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May 6, 2023
All Day
Dismal Swamp Canal Trail
1246 Dismal Swamp Canal Trail
Chesapeake, VA 23322
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Paddle for the Border

Saturday, May 6, 2023

Paddle for the Border

Paddle for the Border

The 18th Annual Paddle for the Border event takes paddlers along the Dismal Swamp Canal from South Mills, North Carolina 7.5 miles north to Chesapeake, Virginia. Enjoy a breakfast near the launch point at the Dismal Swamp Welcome Center in South Mills, North Carolina then lunch, music, and celebration at the Ballahack Boat Ramp finish in Chesapeake, Virginia. Shuttle transportation is provided from the parking areas in Chesapeake to the launch point in North Carolina. It's a wonderful opportunity to get out on the water and experience the beauty and serenity of the Dismal Swamp, a location filled with wildlife, history, and legends. Registration includes breakfast, lunch, and event t-shirt/hat and fills quickly!

Registration: Opens Wednesday, January 4, 2023, through April 1, 2023

More information to come.

Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Phone: 757-382-6411

Dismal Swamp State Park
Phone: 252-771-6593

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