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The Ohio River Paddlefest Takes To The Water For The 15th Year This Saturday

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The 15th annual Ohio River Paddlefest takes place this Saturday. 

Known as America's largest paddling trip, this year's Paddlefest has a new 9 mile course, from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park, and features a standup paddle board race, live music and tours of the mouths of the Licking River and Mill Creek. St. Elizabeth Healthcare is the presenting sponsor of this year's  Ohio River Paddlefest. Outdoor Adventure Clubs is this year's beneficiary.

Joining us for some history and a preview of this year's Ohio River Paddlfest are Founder and Executive Director of Outdoor Adventure Clubs, Denny McFadden; and former Director of Green Umbrella and Executive Director of Paddlefest, Brewster Rhoads.

The Ohio River Paddlefest is this Saturday, August 6. Online registration is closed but you can still register Friday evening. For more information on Paddlefest, click here.