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12th Annual Paddle for the Peace | Halfway River Bridge, B.C.

12th Annual Paddle for the Peace | Halfway River Bridge, B.C.
Photo courtesy: Paddle for the Peace
Join us to celebrate protection of the integrity of the Peace River Valley at this unique event.
When
Jul 08, 2017 (Canada/Pacific / UTC-700)
Where
Halfway River Bridge, B.C.
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Join us to support and celebrate the on-going integrity of the precious Peace River Valley at the 12th Annual Paddle for the Peace.

Celebrate protection of the integrity of the Peace River Valley at this unique event. Bring your canoes, kayaks or rafts and participate in a leisurely paddle down a portion of the incredibly scenic Peace River Valley, presently under threat by the unnecessary Site C dam.

Even if you don’t have watercraft, please feel free to join us on shore at the launch or takeout.

When: Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Registration: In person, at the event 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. $10 per person; 13 and under free.

Launch: 12 noon at the Halfway River Bridge on Hwy 29 between Fort St. John and Hudson’s Hope, BC.

Free hot breakfast: 9 – 11 a.m. at the launch site. Sponsored by West Moberly First Nations.

Take out: Bear Flat on Hwy 29, approximately 1.5 hr paddle downstream of the launch site. (There is a shuttle bus available to bring you back to get your vehicle from the launch site.)

Free BBQ lunch: At the take-out, Bear Flat. Starting at approximately 1:30 p.m. Sponsored by Prophet River First Nation.

Sponsors: This event is organized and sponsored jointly by the Peace Valley Environment Association and West Moberly First Nations. 

Get full details on the float, including directions, background information and more at paddleforthepeace.ca 

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