Enjoy paddling under a nearly full moon on a rare Friday evening paddle. We launch at the Bomier landing in De Pere, pass through the De Pere Lock and paddle on past downtown Green Bay and land at the GB Metro landing near Bay Beach.
Not a paddler? Come along on the River Tyme. The diesel-powered Fox River tour boat has scheduled a special trip to join us on this paddle. It's a great opportunity for non-paddling friends and relatives.
Please let us know! Tap the button to notify us. It helps us plan but doesn't commit you to the trip. You will register and pay at the launch. Paddles cost $10 per paddler; under 16 free with an adult. De Pere charges us $5 per boat to launch so we'd appreciate you adding that to your fee. Make registration go faster. Fill out your ACA Adult Waiver of ACA Youth Waiver in advance and bring it to the landing. This is a good time to become a member of NEWP for $10 per year.
At a Glance
Arrive: Starting at 4:30 p.m., drop gear and passengers at Bomier and shuttle vehicles to GB Metro landing. Shuttle bus will return drivers to Bomier. The moon will be 93.6% full. Moonrise is at 6:06 p.m. and sunset at 8:13 p.m.
Launch: 6:30 p.m., Bomier Landing, De Pere. Restrooms available.
Land: Metro Landing, Green Bay. ETA 9:30 p.m.
Event Cost: $10 per person age 16 and over; under age 16 free with parent.
Launch Fee: An extra $5 per vehicle will be collected to cover a fee charged by De Pere.
Difficulty: Beginner for moderate distance, all river paddling.
For the safety of all, ACA rules require you must wear your PDF (lifejacket) AT ALL TIMES when on the water and no alcohol during paddles, Bring water, sunscreen and select a paddle buddy.
What if there's weather?
We will paddle in rain. We will immediately get off the water if there is lightning. Check here at our webpage or on our Facebook page if the weather threatens to cancel the event. If you have pre-registered, check your email for updates.
The closest campground is High Cliff State Park.
NEWP members may arrange to borrow club boats. Public rentals are available from these vendors: