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Welcome to The LowCountry Paddlers
since 1987... making the most of our beautiful coast

Lowcountry Paddlers is a
Paddle America Club (PAC)
Affiliate of the 
American Canoe Association ( ACA)

Lowcountry Paddlers recognizes and endorses the
Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission
for their locally organized
paddling events and numerous
educational opportunities. 
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Kayak Charleston
by Ralph Earhart
Places to paddle within one hour of Charleston

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The event calendar shows upcoming club events. Select a view then use the navigation buttons to move between dates. Click on the event to view more information, including the event description, times, location, fees and any rules regarding attendance; you can also register for events from this screen. Click on the magnifying glass on the toolbar to see search and filter options.

October, 2021

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About 8 miles. Rating: L2, semi-open, smooth pace
Logistics: Low tide at Steamboat landing is 11:30.

Meet at Dawho Landing by 9:40 and be ready to launch at 10. (Put “Dawho Boat landing” in your phone mapping app)
Trip leader: Ralph Earhart

Note: We’ll be looking for the cut-through from the Dawho River to Steamboat Creek. If we miss the cut-through, we’ll proceed down to White Point instead. Mileage will not change significantly.
Edisto Island Yacht Club
9:30 AM
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14 miles.
Rating: L3, Open water and possible winds
Logistic: High tide at Carters dock is noon. Meet at Carters Dock at Edisto Island Yacht Club 3702 Docksite Rd, Edisto Island 9:30 and prepare to launch by 10.
Trip leader: Dan Hoke
Note: Landing has bathrooms and a small store. $5.00 launch fee per kayak.
Toogoodoo Landing
10:00 AM
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About 10 miles.
Rating: L2, semi-open, smooth pace
Logistics: Low tide at White Point is noon. Meet at Toogoodoo Landing (put Toogoodoo Landing in your phone mapping app) by 10 and launch by 10:30.
Trip leader:

Note 1: The 4 miles down the Toogoodoo to the Wadmalaw River is very sheltered. If it is windy on the Wadmalaw, we’ll turn around at the intersection and paddle back. In that case, the loop trip would be 8 miles.

Note 2: Based on the wind forecast, the trip leader may shorten the trip to 8 miles and classify it as an L1 during the week prior to the trip.
Providence Church
7:00 PM
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About 6 miles.
Rating: L-1 Sheltered, smooth pace
Logistics: High tide at Bacons Bridge Rd is 1.
Meet at Herbert Jessen Landing ( near Oakbrook shopping center ( put Herbert Jessen Landing in your phone mapping app) by 10:15 and launch by 10:30. Plan to eat lunch at Bacon Bridge Rd.
Trip Leader: Martha Beck

Note 1: No standup paddleboards or inflatable boats, please
Note 2: Yes, we know Bacons Bridge Road Landing is an improper we’ll eat lunch at Ashley River Park, Howard Bridgeman River Access at Bacons Bridge.
W.O. Thomas Jr Boat Landing
8:00 AM
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Ashley River, County farm landing (W.O. Thomas Jr Boat landing to shell mound at the intersection of Charlestowne Landing Creek and Ashely River loop trip. About 10 miles.
Rating: L2, semi-sheltered
Logistics: Low tide at the shell mound at the intersection of Old Towne Creek and the Ashley River is at 9:45. Meet at W O Thomas landing in time to launch at 8:30.
Trip Leader: Dan Hoke
Note: cars are not permitted to park in trailer spaces on weekends. There are plenty of car spaces to park at this landing.