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Directions to launches & take-outs, display of trails and mile markers, links to details!

interactive map of blueways, launches and take-outs

Put-ins, take-outs, and blueways - we're building this map out to help you plan your outings.  Get directions to put-ins and take-outs, or choose a trail that's most convenient to your location. Check it out!

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We're building out our trails wiki, and you can help document the trails!

upper reach wiki

Our aim is to provide the most extensive resource available for the upper reaches.  Instructions are on the way to help you help us, but in the meantime check out what we've got so far.

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Upcoming Events

Sat Aug 08 @ 8:30AM - 11:30AM
Loons Paddle Outing Kerr Lake-Staunton River
Sat Oct 10 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Loons Paddle Outing
Sat Nov 07 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Roanoke River Partners - Roanoke River Ramble

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US-1 Steel Bridge Launch

Handicap accessible! The launch serves as the takeout for paddlers launching at the Tailrace. Read More

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