Fri, Oct 07|
Ijams River Landing
Ijams Evening Kayak Trip CANCELED
Looking for a unique adventure on the water? Join an Ijams naturalist for a guided paddle on the Tennessee River!
Time & Location
Oct 07, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Ijams River Landing, 2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
About the Event
This program is for participants ages 16 and up.
Description: Have you ever wanted to learn about the animals in and around the Tennessee River up close? Or get a closer look at the river's beautiful sceenery? Join 2 of Ijams Nature Center’s guides for a 2 hour guided paddle as they share the unique wildlife, history, and scenery of the Tennessee River. This paddle will take participants in search of unique plants, animals, and geologic features along the river as well as introduce them to ongoing conservation efforts aimed at keeping the river healthy.
Materials Participants Should Bring: Comfortable shoes, hat, sunglasses, water bottle, snacks, weather appropriate clothing, sunscreen, and a hands-free way to carry everything. Clothes and shoes that dry fast or are ok getting wet are prefered. Kayaks, paddles, and Personal Flotation Devices will be provided; however, participants are welcome to bring their own.
Program Duration: Program distance and length will depend on river conditions and participant ability.
Requirements: Participants must be at least 16 years old to participate. All participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult who is also participating in the program. Some Kayaking experience is prefered but all experience levels are welcome, the program will begin with a kayaking review.
Location: This program meets at the boat dock at Ijams River Landing.
Please check your junk mail folder the day before this program if you have not received an email containing program details.
No walk-ins will be accepted. Every participant must have a ticket. Ijams awards full refunds for any cancellations up to 7 days before a program, or if Ijams cancels a program due to inclement weather. Refunds are not awarded for programs with fees of $5 or less for any reason. Tickets are non-transferable.