16th Annual BirdFest & Bluegrass Celebration

October 3rd and 4th, 2015



Kayak Tours  Guided Interpretive Paddle 

ridgefield kayak


Kayaks on River

Guided Interpretive Paddle Saturday (2 trips) 10:30 to 12:30 and 1:30 to 3:30. Sunday (2 trips) 10:30 to 12:30 and 1:30 to 3:30. Cost: $30. Youth free when accompanied by adult in a double kayak. Limit 40 people in each trip. All experience levels welcome. Single and double kayaks available. We welcome home the winter migration! Bring your own lunch, water, binocs, rain gear always, dry set of clothes for the car. Reservation deadline is September 28th. Cancellations and refunds are not an option. Meet at the Ridgefield Marina, 5 Mill Street. Make reservations on-line at: http://aldercreek.com/ridgefield-birdfest-bluegrass-paddle/


Big Canoe Paddle




Big Canoe, full(2 tours available) on Saturday 10/3 only. Cost: $10 donation to Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. Children are free with an adult. Paddle Times: 9:30 to 11:00 and 11:30 to 1:00. Join the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership for a family-friendly paddle along Lake River aboard a stable 29-foot canoe. Enjoy wildlife and experience Ridgefield from a unique on-water perspective. Ages 5 and up; No experience necessary. Paddle registration begins 6 weeks before the trip by viewing http://www.estuarypartnership.org/get-involved/canoe-paddles or email McKenzie Miller: mmiller@estuarypartnership.org