Wetlands Paddle and Nature Trail

Wetlands Paddle and Nature Trail


Self-Guided Wetlands Paddles

Wetlands Paddle Trip 2022


Prince George Parks & Recreation in partnership with U. S. Fish and Wildlife Services is offering FREE programming at James River National Wildlife Refuge in Prince George.  Reserve a canoe, or bring your own canoe/kayak, to paddle the tranquil waters of Powell Creek (4550 Flowerdew Hundred Rd., N. Prince George, VA  23860).

Prior canoe/kayak experience is recommended,  Participants must be at least 12 years old.  Anyone under 18 years old must participate with a parent or legal guardian.

Each of the self-guided wetlands paddle runs from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.  Pre-registration is required.  EACH person that will participate is required to register.  Each date is limited to a total of 16 participants.  Registration is required to participate.  Registration will conducted on-line only. Registration begins August 12, 2024 and continues until full.  Register here:  On-line Registration

Dates for 2024 Self-Guided Wetlands Paddle

Saturday, September 28
Saturday, October 19

Guided Nature Walk

Powell Creek Nature Trail 2

Prince George Parks and Recreation is proud to partner with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to offer programming at the James River National Wildlife Refuge at Powell Creek Nature Trail in Prince George County.

Join our local naturalist for a guided nature walk as he highlights the wonders of nature along Powell Creek Nature Trail.  Learn about the rich natural and cultural history of the area, as you meander along the winding path. There is always something new to see as we explore the wild outdoors.    Nature walks will occur from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM on Saturday, October 12, 2024 (Rain Date – Sunday, October 13, 2024) and Saturday, November 16, 2024 (Rain Date – Sunday, November 17, 2024).

This free event is sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Prince George County Parks and Recreation.

All ages are welcome. This activity is limited to 25 participants per date. Each participant of a family that will be attending must be registered. Registration opens in September.  Pre-registration is required, and is conducted on-line only at  Nature Walk Registration


Dates for 2024 Guided Nature Walk

Saturday, October 12 (Rain Date - Sunday, October 13)
Registration Dates for October 12 Activity are September 9 - October 10, 2024 (or until filled)
Saturday, November 16 (Rain Date - Sunday, November 17)
Registration Dates for November 16 Activity are October 16 - November 14, 2024 (or until filled)





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