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Free Paddle Day at the Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve
May 19 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pmFree
Saturday, May 19, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
The boat rental season will kick-off with a free “Paddle Day” on Saturday, May 19, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. It will be held at the Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve, 1 Nature Preserve Way, Franklin Lakes (off High Mountain Road).
Come meet our knowledgeable staff and try out a kayak, canoe, or stand up paddleboard at the Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve. This event is FREE and open to the public!
A variety of boats will be on hand from the industry’s top manufacturers. This event is free and open to the public! Click here to view the flyer. For additional information, please contact Ramsey Outdoor at 201-327-8141 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Roof top” boats (generally canoes, kayaks and paddleboards) are permitted at the Nature Preserve from April 1 to November 15. For rules and regulations, click here. Rain Date: Sunday, May 20.