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Erie Canal Canoeing/Kayak through Lockport Locks

July 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - July 19, 2020 @ 11:00 am UTC+0

  • Friday
    • 6PM Camp Lombardi.  7215 Akron Rd. Lockport NY 14094  Pitch tent in back yard set up camp
    • 7PM flags (I’ll get ours from the church)
    • 8PM cracker barrel/bon fire
  • Sat
    • 7AM Revile
    • 7:30 AM breakfast (Patrol cooking back yard)
    • 9AM arrive Erie  Canal Discovery Center ($4 Each) https://niagarahistory.org/erie-canal-discovery-center/
    • While scouts are at discovery center couple adults can preposition a couple of cars at Veterans Park.
    • 10:00 -10:30 Depart
    • 11:00 Launch Canoes/Kayaks at Amherst Veterans Canal Park. 1040 Tonawanda Creek Rd, Buffalo, NY 14228  Go east  trough canal. Bring day pack and trail lunch.
    • Its 12.5 miles (on water) from wide-waters to veterans park Amherst. Average canoe speed is 3/hr plus add an hour to get through canal.
    • Take out at Wide Waters park about 4:30-5 PM car and trailer back to Camp Lombardi for dinner.
  • Sun
    • 7:00 AM Revile
    • 7:30 breakfast
    • 10 AM depart

Cost

  • Food $5/person
  • Discovery Center $4/person (unless they have group rates)
  • Canoe Rental from troop6 $3/person

 

 

Details

Start:
July 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm UTC+0
End:
July 19, 2020 @ 11:00 am UTC+0