Boating with Gwyneth on Lake Lewis and the Alapaha River 2015-05-25

Update 2015-05-17: Upcoming events.

Memorial Day Monday, Gwyneth Moody of Georgia River Network will be down from Athens to see some sights on the Alapaha River Water Trail (ARWT). You are invited to boat among the birds at 9AM on Lake Lewis with WWALS and Gwyneth, to discuss the ARWT over lunch at Puerta vel Sol in Nashville, GA, and then to paddle upstream on the Alapaha River from Berrien Beach at GA 168.

Meanwhile, don’t forget the BIG Little River Paddle Race tomorrow, Saturday May 16th 2015, at Reed Bingham State Park. Follow the link for directions and you can register at the event tomorrow morning.

The Paddle Race already happened, but there are plenty more events coming up.

Directions to Paddle with Gwyneth

This event is FREE! All we ask is that you are a current member of WWALS Watershed Coalition. If not, it’s easy to join online today at http://wwals.com/blog/donations/. You do not have to be a member to come on this outing. If you like the experience, we recommend that you join to support the efforts of WWALS, including these upcoming events:

9AM: Bird rookery at Lake Lewis

Last year we more than a dozen of species of birds, nesting in the trees, sitting, flying, singing.

Lake Lewis, 310 Lake Lewis Road, Nashville, GA .

Head east from Nashville, GA on GA 76, go four miles,

turn left onto Lake Lewis Road,

pay $5 boating fee at box.

Noon: Lunch at Puerta vel Sol Mexican Restaurant in Nashville, GA

704 Tifton Road, Nashville, GA 31639

From Lake Lewis, Head south on Lake Lewis Rd toward GA-76 E
0.3 mi

Turn right onto GA-76 W
3.7 mi

Continue onto W Marion Ave
0.2 mi

Slight right onto Tifton Rd
Destination will be on the left
0.4 mi

Afternoon: Paddle upstream from GA 168 near Berrien Beach

From Puerta vel Sol, Head southeast on Tifton Rd toward N Griner St
0.4 mi

Tifton Rd turns slightly left and becomes W Marion Ave
0.2 mi

Turn right onto S Davis St
0.1 mi

Turn left onto GA-168 E/E Mcpherson Ave
Continue to follow GA-168 E
12.8 mi

Turn left onto the boat ramp access, north side of GA 168, west side of Alapaha River at mile 88.24.

-jsq