Paddle and Camp Tippecanoe River State Park
July 22-24, 2022
Co-Trip Leaders: John Carlson and Janice Windes
Type of Trip: Paddle/Camping
Trip Cost: Tandem Canoe - $75 (2 per canoe required);
Single Kayak - $100;
Personal Canoe or Kayak - $50
Cancellation Date and full payment: June 20, 2022
Wilderness Level: 3 - cell phone coverage
Trip Difficulty: 1 - 12 miles per day/6 hours
Policy on Fitness Self-Assessment
Level 1: Applies to trips in which we carry only day packs and stay on maintained trails. Hiking distances range from 3-6 mile, and elevation gain can be as much as 2000 feet. You should be comfortable hiking 3-6 miles in a day with considerable gain/loss on good trails.
Group Size: 8/7 Maximum/Minimum
Adults and Youth 16+ with Adult
While considering your participation in CIWC trips, be aware that some trips will involve shared transportation, lodging, and other activities. Each participant is encouraged to evaluate your comfort level with such arrangements based on your health condition, vaccination status, and unknown COVID positivity rates at the time of the trip. Members are encouraged to review the COVID waiver as a part of this evaluation.
The plan is for an overnight paddle trip on the Tippecanoe River with camping at the Tippecanoe River State Park with camp sites reserved on the water.
Arrive at Tippecanoe River State Park Friday evening. In the morning we will drive to Riverside Canoe, by 8:00 AM on Saturday July 23, the Livery will shuttle us 24 miles to the put in point upstream.
Lunch will be on the water, please bring your own food to eat for both days.
Dinners and breakfasts will be on your own. We will bring a Coleman stove for hot water. Please bring your “backpacking stoves”, cookware and food.
589 E Old State Rd 14
Winamac, IN 46996
The cost will be $75 per person if paddling in a rented tandem canoe (2 per canoe required), $100 paddling rented kayak. Personal boat (canoe/kayak) $50
This is a beginner to intermediate level trip. There will be 2 days, 12 miles each day (approximately 6 hours of paddling each day). Be prepared for full day of paddling both days. Some paddle experience is required. PFD/Life jackets are required to wear on all CIWC sponsored trips.
Questions may be submitted to email@example.com.
All trip participants must fill out and submit a CIWC Medical Form and Long Waiver Form.
Effective on all trips, there will be a $50 non refundable registration fee. This fee will be assessed to those who sign up for a trip, get on the roster and then later cancel. Even cancelling before the cancel date. Those who never make the active roster (i.e. those who stay on the waitlist) will NOT be charged the $50 cancellation fee.