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RiverPalooza: Women for Clean Water Paddle

July 23 @ 8:00 AM

RiverPalooza 2022

Join Potomac Riverkeeper Network on an all-women’s paddle in support of clean water! 

Join Potomac Riverkeeper Network on an all-women’s paddle in support of clean water!  This paddle will launch from Daingerfield Island Marina and head up Four Mile Run, a scenic urban tributary of the Potomac River located just south of Arlington. Daingerfield Island is just north of Old Town Alexandria, right off the George Washington Parkway and the Mount Vernon Trail.

Spend your morning enjoying an easy out and back flat-water paddle up four-mile run – perfect for soaking up some sunshine, admiring the scenery with views of the DC skyline, meeting other clean water enthusiasts from the area, and celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act!

Trip Details

Lead Riverkeeper: Morgan Bench – morgan@prknetwork.org

Arrival Location:
Daingerfield Island Marina
1 Marina Drive, Alexandria, VA 22033

Arrival Time: 8:00 AM
Launch Time: 8:30 AM
Estimated Take-out time: 11:00 AM
Paddle Level: Beginner (is familiar with basic strokes)
Paddle Distance: ~ 4 miles

Boat Options and Costs:

  • Kayak: $18
  • BYOB (bring your own boat): $5

Included with each registration:

  • Paddling Guides (First Aid and CPR Certified)
  • Interpretive Guide
  • rental canoe, tandem kayak or kayak, PFD, paddle  PRKN Clean Water Act 50th anniversary commemorative t-shirt

Participant Limit: 40 People

Note:  Rentals are only available to adults or children 12 years and older who are accompanied by an adult.


waivers must be signed online (in advance) for you to be registered for this trip.

1. ACA waiver

2. Outfitter waiver-  Participant Rental waiver

Also to do in advance:


  • Packed lunch
  • Wear proper footwear. NO FLIP-FLOPS. Old gym shoes, sandals with a strap, and water shoes work great
  • Sunscreen, hat, and rain gear
  • Snacks and drinking water (no glass bottles)
  • Change of clothes
  • Dry Bag or Waterproof Container (if you bring a phone or a non-waterproof camera, you need a way to protect it)

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