Canoe trip down Nansemond River in Suffolk to offer relaxing views of native wildlife

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Posted at 8:59 PM, Jul 03, 2021

SUFFOLK, Va. - Imagine a relaxing trip down the Nansemond River.

Suffolk Parks & Recreation is bringing a canoe tour down the Nansemond River. They say it will start at Constant’s Wharf Park & Marina, which is located behind the Hilton Garden Inn & Suffolk Conference Center, at 110 East Constance Road.

Participants will be able to enjoy a relaxing paddle up and down the river while viewing the native wildlife.

This trip will take place on Friday, July 16, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The fee is $20 per canoe and includes a personal flotation device (PFD). Packing a water bottle and snack is encouraged.

Advanced registration is required and can be done online using registration code #353227, or at East Suffolk Recreation Center, and Whaleyville Recreation Center. The registration deadline is July 14 and limited slots are available. The trip is also weather-dependent.

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