Bastrop River Blog

6 Reasons to go Canoe Camping with your Scouts or Youth Groups

Group OutingsScouts & Youth Groups

There’s no place like the Lower Colorado River to plan a canoe camping excursion for youth groups and scouts. 6 Reasons why you should start looking at the Lower Colorado for your youth group or scout troops next river excursion. EASY TO NAVIGATE – VERY FEW OBSTACLES    The Lower Colorado is a class 1 river. …

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How to Plan a Youth Group River Trip

Group OutingsScouts & Youth Groups

Canoeing & kayaking river trips and river camping trips can be overwhelming to plan. WE ARE HERE TO HELP… from beginning to end. Here are tips to get you started: 1. At YOUR NEXT MEETING get the conversation started Does the group want to do a…

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Celebrating 5 Years on the Colorado River

Picture This March will mark 5 years since I began running kayaks and canoes on the Lower Colorado River.  What I thought would be a hobby quickly turned into a passionate committment to pioneering new opportunities for recreation on this beautiful stretch of river. The River Co is driven by…

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The Texas Winter 100

Picture Picture The Texas Winter 100, or TWO for short, is a one hundred kilometer canoe race on the Lower Colorado River that takes place annually in late January.  (www.texaswinter100k.com)  The race starts in Austin on Lady Bird Lake underneath the I-35 bridge and ends in Bastrop…

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