Esopus Bend Kayak Tour – Saturday, May 11⋅9:00am – 12:30pm

Esopus Bend Kayak Tour – Saturday, May 11⋅9:00am – 12:30pm

Esopus Creek Conservancy is sponsoring a guided kayak and canoe tour of Esopus Bend Nature Preserve on Saturday, May 11, 2019. Participants will paddle the tranquil waters of the Esopus Creek above the dam in Saugerties, visiting the coves and wetlands of Esopus Bend Nature Preserve, and the shoreline to the south.

Meet 9:00 a.m. at the Saugerties Village Beach parking lot on Rte. 9W, just north of the Esopus Creek bridge, at the foot of Partition Street in the Village of Saugerties. Participants will put-in at the beach. Bring your own kayak or canoe.

All participants MUST wear a personal floatation device (life vest). Rain or thunderstorms cancels the paddle. Children are welcome and encouraged, but please do not bring pets. Pre-registration is required.

Contact the paddle leader, Steve Hart ( to register or for additional information. This ECC Environmental Education paddle is free and open to the public, but limited to a maximum of ten watercraft.

For additional information about upcoming ECC Nature Walks and Paddles, please visit