RIVERFEST ACTIVITIES ANNOUNCED
MAY 27, 2014
Riverfest On Tour! is a celebration of water, Ohio's greatest resource. The purpose of Riverfest is to educate the public about the vital role waterways play in the region. By interacting with waterways, people of all incomes and ages can develop a lifelong appreciation for this resource.
MORPC's 11th annual Riverfest activities take place in June and July of 2014 and are free of charge. These activities demonstrate how water can be fun, while emphasizing the importance of preserving this vital resource. Take the time this summer to get outdoors and learn how to enjoy and respect our waterways.
Olentangy River Canoe Float
Saturday, June 14, 10AM
Olentangy River at Tuttle Park
Join MORPC, Hero USA, FLOW, ODNR, REI and Columbus Recreation and Parks Department for the kick off of Riverfest On Tour! as we paddle the newly restored Olentangy River from Tuttle Park to Downtown. ...details & registration
Scioto River Canoe Float
Saturday, June 21, 10AM
Scioto River at Glick Park
Join MORPC for an exploratory paddle of the Scioto River from Glick Park, just south of O’Shaughnessy Dam, to Dublin Springs Park at Bridge Street in Dublin, approximately four miles. ...details & registration
Alum Creek River Canoe Float & Bike Ride
Saturday, July 19, 10AM
Alum Creek Park
Join us for our third and final paddle of Riverfest for a three mile roundtrip exploration of Alum Creek by boat, followed by a 13 mile bike ride along the Alum Creek Trail from Westerville to Three Creeks Park. ...details & registration