Join paddlers and other nature lovers for 4 days of fun and special events. This event, sponsored by the Lee County Parks and Recreation Dept, celebrates paddling trails in the gulf of Mexico, The Calusa River, and Pine Island Sound,
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“This 6th annual “signature eco-event” celebrates Southwest Florida’s 190 mile marked paddling trail, The Great Calusa Blueway, which meanders from its southern tip at Bonita Springs to its northern-most points around Pine Island Sound and up the Caloosahatchee River.
Paddlers, competitors, families and outdoor enthusiasts from around Southwest Florida, the state and the nation attend this one-of-a-kind eco-event.
Festivities include competitive canoe/kayak races, a kayak fishing tournament, paddling clinics and demonstrations, seminars, family activities, archaeological and environmental events, guided tours, and more celebrations along The Great Calusa Blueway”
Accomodations are available at the San Carlos RV resort, the Best Western Plus Beach Resort, as well as several other sites.
Most activities will begin from the Sanibel Causeway.