Good friends, great stories, fantastic history and 22 miles
of the Beautiful Dan River!
of the Beautiful Dan River!
Be part of the journey, the inaugural
Dan River Sojourn 2011
Join us for two days of paddling, two nights of camping -- the first of an annual event journeying down the Dan River!
Come for a day, come for a weekend. . . Great food and music each night
If you can't paddle, sign up to join us on the river for dinner!
May 20 -- 22, 2011
Additional information available online at
Don't delay! Do it today!
This 22-mile trip takes you through a Triassic basin where history is written in and on the landscape. From the days of the dinosaurs to Native Americans to our own imprint shown in nineteenth century commercial navigation, you will see and touch it all during this two-day adventure.
Assemble at Lindsay Bridge in Madison, NC by 5:00 pm on Friday, July 16, to unload camping and paddling gear. Shuttle to Settles Bridge and/or Eden is at 6:00 pm. Anticipated return to the Lindsey Bridge campsite is 7:00 pm. Each day's paddle adventure will begin at 9:00 am and conclude by 5:00 pm. Enjoy special programs highlighting the history of the Dan River region and related topics.
Limited to 100 participants, so reserve your spot early!
The Sojourn's trail includes of the nation's best-preserved nineteenth-century batteau navigation systems used to channel commercial traffic into backcountry North Carolina. Click on maps 57 through 47 of the Dan River Guide, Key Map 2 to see the trail. Each map highlights important navigation tips and details of that section of the river along with photos, history, interesting facts and more.
You can also order your own waterproof, travel-size copy of An Insiders Guide to the Dan River Basin in North Carolina and Viginia.
Two Payment Options
* Mail a check along with your completed registration form or
* Pay online (buttons below link to Pay Pal interface-SEE NOTE BELOW!)
NOTE: To make sure we understand WHO the participant(s) is/are, please click on the Message to Merchant option in Pay Pal and include ALL the name(s) of your PARTICPANT/paddlers, since they may be different than the name of the payer on Pay Pal.
Pricing (per person) (If you are paying for more than one person please make sure you adjust the shopping cart quantities.)
$25.00 – Friday: Evening meal and overnight camping only; does not include any meals/activities on next day.
$60.00 – Saturday: Three meals, programs, gear handling, overnight camping, T-shirt & shuttle
$60.00 – Sunday: Two meals, program, gear handling, T-shirt & shuttle
Package deal $130 – Full trip, camping two nights, six meals, programs, gear handling, T-shirt & shuttle
$65.00 paddle through for children 8 - 12 attending with a full fee adult guardian
Guest meals are $10.00 each for breakfast & lunch; $20.00 dinner
(Don't forget to adjust the shopping cart quantities to equal all meals requested)
Breakfast Guest Meal $10.00
Lunch Guest Meal $10.00
Dinner Guest Meal $20.00
Dan River Sojourn 2010 T-shirts featuring the colorful design shown at top of page are provided as part of the Saturday, Sunday and Package deals. Others may buy the T-shirts at the event.
Read the Sojourn 2010 liability waiver.
Call Wayne Kirkpatrick at 276.694.4449 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 276.694.4449 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
for more information.
Reserve your place on this first-time adventure TODAY!