Available for purchase online through the Jefferson National Parks Association...click here
January 24, March 28, May 23, July 25, Sept 26 and November 28 at 10:00 a.m. February 28, April 25, June 27, August 22 and October 24 at 5:30 p.m. All meetings will be held at the National Great Rivers Museum, #2 Locks and Dam Way, Alton, IL 62002. The Mississippi River Water Trail Association is seeking new members. Please call 618.462.6979 for more information.
Mississippi River Water Trail Association Meetings are held at the National Great Rivers Museum, Alton, IL.
May 17-18, 2013 ~ 4 p.m.
4 p.m. Saturday through 12 p.m. Sunday. Family of up to four $50, additional people $10 each, must pre-register. Activities include kayaking and much more....
Poker Paddle on the Illinois River
April 27, 2013~ 1-5 p.m.
Join us for an awesome fund raising paddling experience. $20 per person, boat rental available. Event begins at Pere Marquette Boat Ramp and end at Grafton Boat Ramp. Register through the Alpine Shop at http://www.alpineshop.com/
For more information, please call the National Great Rivers Museum at 618.462.6979.
Riverlands Paddle Festival
May 18, 2013 ~ 11-4 p.m.
Canoes and kayaks along with stand up paddle boards will be available for attendees to try out. Sign up for a basic instruction on paddling and the Mississippi River Water Trail. $5 per person. Read more.....
River Island Camp: For kids 8-10 year old
TBA 2013 ~ Fees Apply
River Island Camp: For kids 11-14 years old
Spend the day exploring the great outdoors! Stomp through the prairie with a GPS to locate hidden caches. Paddle your way through Riverlands in a kayak or canoe. Look for signs of the animals who call Riverlands home. Enjoy a cookout and spend time with other kids. Be prepared to get wet. Bring sunscreen, bug spray, and a water bottle! Sign up through Lewis and Clark Community College for Kids 618.468.7000
Up a Creek Camp: For kids 10 and up, TBA, 2013
Spend the day paddling on Piasa Creek. Students will be taught basic paddling, explore the scenic Piasa Creek, and have lunch together. Sign up through Lewis and Clark Community College for Kids 618.468.7000