Paddlefest offers 3 or 6 mile courses open to kayak, canoe, outrigger canoe and stand up paddle-boards.
Racers will begin and finish in the Lagoon near Parking Lot J. All events will start together.
There are Categories (kinds of boats) and Divisions (age groups) for everyone! Awards Ceremony and Cookout will follow the events at Parking Lot J.
Want to paddle?
Please note: there is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION
PRE-REGISTER: In person at Higher Ground, 2121 Boundary Street, Ste. 101, Beaufort, or on line at: www.webscorer.com. For more information, please contact Tim at Higher Ground, 843-252-5924, 843-379-4327, or Dinah at 843-252-4820.
Want to watch? Spectators are able to see the start/finish from the lagoon or the entire middle of the race from one of two bridges.
10:00 Please arrive to park by this time.
10:00 - 11:00 Preregistered racer check in
All net proceeds go toward the Friends of Hunting Island which is an official 501 (c)(3) supporting our favorite SC State Park.
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Want to receive a brochure?. Call the Hunting Island State Park Nature Center to receive the brochure or to sign up for the many activities available.
We need only two simple things to provide the services and projects you see described on this website; your participation and your tax-deductible membership fees. For one $40 membership contribution, you and your family can join our Friends organization for one year. All members are encouraged to participate in any of our on-going projects. If you do not wish to join, but want to donate to our efforts, Click here to make a tax deductible donation to FOHI.