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Canoe the Cahaba with us.CRS 2017 Canoe Schedule for web_Page_1

Click below to request a reservation for a canoe trip:

Saturday, April 8, 2017 – Grants Mill to Old Overton

Saturday, April 15, 2017 – Oxbow Trip to Perry County

Saturday, May 13, 2017 – Lily Trip I

Saturday, May 27, 2017 – Lily Trip II

Sunday, May 28, 2017 – Lily Trip III

Saturday, June 3, 2017 – Lily Trip IV

Monday, June 5, 2017 – Strawberry Moon Trip

Saturday, June 24, 2017 – Solistice Trip/Old Cahawba Archaeological Park

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 – Buck Moon Trip

Thursday, August 3, 2017 – Sturgeon Moon Trip

Saturday, September 2, 2017 – Harvest Moon Trip

Saturday, September 16, 2017 – Oxbow Trip to Perry County

Saturday, October 14, 2017 – Day Trip–location TBA!

Saturday, October 21-22, 2017 – Overnight Trip in Perry County


Click here to read descriptions of the different types of trips.

We request $20 per person for use of canoes and equipment. No charge for children under 12.  Individuals under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.  Cash or Check to: Cahaba River Society.  We provide canoes, paddles, life jackets, and a naturalist/guide for the trip.

1 CRNWR is the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge. For details about the Refuge, please see  .

2 River Ramble Trail Run Participants must register at: .   Educational Outing participants do not need to register; just come, enjoy, and learn.

3 The Lily Festival is hosted by the West Blocton Improvement Association. More details are available at

4 For more details about the Fry Down, see  or

Policies for Educational Outings

  • You must call 322-5326 between 8:30am and 4:30pm for reservations and details about each trip.
  • If you make a reservation and then discover you cannot attend, please let us know so we may offer the canoe to someone on our waiting list.
  • Participants are required to follow the trip leader’s guidance regarding safety and behavior, including always wearing shoes and always wearing a life jacket (provided) when you are in a canoe and no alcohol use during the outing.
  • Please be on time for departure.
  • We request $20 on the day of the trip for each person. There is no charge for children under 12.  However, children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • You should bring your own lunch. Remember that being outside in hot weather will require much more water than usual to keep you hydrated.
  • HATS and SUNSCREEN will save you great discomfort!
  • Participants with their own canoes or kayaks are very welcome to join us, but are still required to make a reservation and pay $10 per person. If you do join our trip, we require you bring and wear your own lifejacket.
  • Novice paddlers are encouraged to attend a training session directed by instructors with the Birmingham Canoe Club. For additional details, see “CLASSES” button at


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