The 14th annual Paddle for the Border event will be held on Saturday, May 6th,
2017. This popular canoe/kayak trek allows participants to paddle 7.5 miles along
the historic Dismal Swamp Canal. Boaters will launch at the Dismal Swamp State
Park canal bridge in South Mills, NC and paddle at their own pace to Ballahack
Road Boat Ramp in Chesapeake, VA.

Open registration runs from January 3rd to April 7th, 2017. The fee is $40 per person
and includes a continental breakfast, catered lunch at the end of the journey and your
choice of a T-shirt or hat. Late registration (April 8th-until full) requires participants
to register online only and add a $10 late fee. Spots fill up quick, so hurry and
reserve your place!

Paddlers can register online at and by mail-in,
walk-in or drop-off. A registration form and signed waiver must be submitted. To
obtain registration packets call 1-877-771-8333.

The event is a joint effort by Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Great
Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, North Carolina’s Dismal Swamp State
Park, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Camden County and the Dismal Swamp Canal
Welcome Center.
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