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Hidalgo Falls Texas River Festival 2023

October 14, 2023 @ 8:00 am October 15, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

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Join TRPA members and paddling enthusiasts for a weekend of skills development, river paddling, friendship, outdoor film festival and all-around paddlesport camaraderie.

Learn to kayak, read the river, plan a trip, and talk to experts! Activity options include one free river paddle trip with shuttle services per each $40 registration; General and targeted seminars to improve your skills both in the water and on land. Land-based seminars are free with the standard $40 registration. Equipment rentals will be available.

One or two nights’ camping included at the Hidalgo Falls shaded campground with full toilet and shower facilities.  Tent camping and RV camping are encouraged, but no hookups. Register and buy your tickets here as soon as possible. Call or text 713-828-7582 for info on RV camping.

Activities include:

  • Paddling on moving water
  • Learn to roll a kayak
  • On-water communications
  • Hidalgo Falls Orientation class
  • How to choose a boat & gear
  • Reading & understanding river gauges
  • Guided Brazos paddle trips on Saturday
  • Meet River Tour operators
  • How to plan a trip
  • Inquire about ACA Kayak Instructor Certification
  • Rescue ropes
  • Local Geology
  • Meet TPWD River Rangers
  • Bruce Bodson of Lower Brazos Riverwatch

Details continue to be added! Check back often or text 713-828-7582. Register and buy your tickets here as soon as possible.

Bruce Bodson on Brazos
Bruce Bodson on Lower Brazos River

Hidalgo Falls

5342 Camp Rd
Navasota, TX 77868 United States
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October 14, 2023 @ 8:00 am
October 15, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
Free – $130.00
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Paddlesports Outpost
Outdoors with Grace

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