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Kayaking Lake Julian - April 29, 2018

by  MC_Retro

A self-supported trip created by MC_Retro

Trip Overview

We kayaked Lake Julian on April 29, 2018. We circled the lake twice, estimated 3 miles each round. The winds were getting fairly heavy that day and you could really feel it out in the water. Would have been a great day to wind surf, maybe we need some kites to pull us around on our yaks :). The lake itself is nice, pretty easy to launch from. Cost was $8 per kayak. They have annual passes available for $50 per year per kayak. For the annual pass they will put a sticker on your yak indicating that you are an annual pass holder. A few amount of people fishing and paddling the waters. The park offers paddle boats for rent, fishing is an extra charge. Address: 406 Overlook Extension Arden, NC 28704 Link for more information about the park and its amenities: https://www.buncombecounty.org/governing/depts/parks/facilities/parks/lakejulian.aspx

Conditions

Windy conditions

Trip Details

  • Trip Dates: 4/29/2018
  • Trip Duration: Day Trip
  • Sport/Activity: Kayaking
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Water Type: Flat/Sheltered Water

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