5823Last minute impromptu paddle, Shell Creek
- May 1, 2010
Last minute impromptu paddle, Shell Creek, Sunday 5/02/2010.
Pat Owens and I are going to paddle Shell Creek tomorrow.
Launching at Hathaway Park (parking fee, 75 cents per hour? I think.
Launch time 8:30 a.m.
Will paddle upstream then take current back down. Guessing 8 - 10 miles total.
Should have some shade.
Skill level, beginner to intermediate depending on current.
Bring water, snack, PFD, and sense of humor.
Rege 239-284-3924 (my new cell # )
Directions from I-75 Exit 164
Summary: 9.1 miles (10 minutes)
8:00 AM 0.0 Depart 164 on Ramp (North) 0.5 mi US-17 / Punta Gorda / Arcadia
8:00 AM 0.5 Merge onto US-17 [SR-35] 4.0 mi
8:05 AM 4.5 Turn RIGHT (South-East) onto CR-764 [Washington Loop Rd] 4.5 mi
8:10 AM 9.0 Turn LEFT (North) onto Local road(s) 164 yds
8:10 AM 9.1 Arrive Hathaway Park
Driving distance: 9.1 miles
Trip duration: 10 minutes
Driving time: 10 minutes
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