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Exploring NC Trip Series

Our 2013 Exploring NC Trip Series has tons of excellent offerings and opportunities to get out on the water in NC!† Many of our 2013 trips are being set up as full basin tours to benefit some of our states amazing environmental non-profit organizations. Scroll down below to learn more about these excellent trips.

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NC Museum of Natural Sciences (NCMNS) Black River

April 12, 2014

Once or twice a year we team up with Naturalists from the NCMNS to run a trip along a truly unique and quintessential NC waterway.† This Spring join us on the beautiful Black River, which flows by some of the oldest living trees in the eastern United States. During this trip we will search out these hidden, ancient Bald Cypress trees, some of which are believed to be almost 2000 years old! Trip includes: Canoe or kayaks, guide service, transportation to our destination from the NCMNS, and a NCMNS Naturalist.

Registration and payment info can be found on the

NCMNS website† by CLICKING HERE

 

Jordan Lake Eagle Paddles

May 17, 2014 - 8:30am meet time

Join us and birding experts as we paddle the northern reaches of Jordan Lake in search of itís majestic residents, the Bald Eagle. We will explore the lake for 4-5 hours and potentially paddle up to 8 miles.† All participants will be in solo Transitional/Day-Touring Kayaks or Sea Kayaks. Spaces are limited to 12 participants, so register soon!† This trip includes: Transitional/Day-Touring Kayaks or Sea Kayaks, birding and guide service, a TLC representative, and an awesome experience :)

$38 / TLC Member

$48 / non-TLC Member

Call 919-416-1200 or Click Here to Register Online

 

Neuse River Trip Series - With Neuse River Foundation (NRF)

March 29 - Falls Dam to Buffalo Rd

May 24 - Milburnie Dam to Poole Rd (Instructional)

June 22 - Poole Rd to Mial Plantation

July 26 - Mial Plantation to NC 42

Aug 24 - NC 42 to Smithfield

Join us with NRF as we make our way down the Neuse River.† Starting at Falls Dam in March, each month we will paddle a new section of the Upper Neuse through the month of August.† Over these various trips we will encounter Class I-II rapids, long lazy stretches of relaxing flat water, interesting geology, and more!† Click here to learn more about each specific trip section. These trips include: Canoe or kayaks, guide service, and NRF representatives.

Most, but not all, trips in this series are priced as follows:

$39 (Day Trips) / NRF Member

$49 (Day Trips) / Non-NRF Member

Call 919-416-1200 or Click Here to Register Online

 

Haw River Kayak Trips - With Haw River Assembly (HRA)

2014 Dates TBA Soon!

The Haw River between Chicken Bridge and 15-501 is a beautiful, rocky and island riddled section of river. Paddling down from Chicken Bridge offers flat water interspersed with challenging class I & II+ white water.† Or putting in at the Bynum Dam at 15-501 and paddling the reservoir offers interesting flatwater exploration around the Haw islands. These guided trips will take place in recreational kayaks or transitional day touring kayaks, and includes some basic instruction in river reading skills. 10am meet time.

This trip includes: recreational or transitional kayaks, basic river reading instruction, & guide service.

We are also offering 2 of our excellent instructionals as benefits for HRA.† Check out our May 12 River Kayak Fundamentals, and our June 22-23 Intro to Whitewater Kayaking Class

$38 / HRA Member

$48 / Non-HRA Member

Call 919-416-1200 or Click Here to Register Online

 

Deep River Trip Series

2014 Dates TBA Soon!

Join us with TLC as we cruise our way down the Deep River.† Each month we will paddle a different section of the Deep River making our way down the Chatham/Lee County line until nearing itís confluence with the Haw River, where they become the Cape Fear.† Each section of river holds itís own surprises, some have amazing historic ruins or interesting geologic features, while others have fun and challenging Class I-II rapids.† Click here to learn more about each specific trip section.† Trips run 3.5-5 hours. 10 am meet time.† These trip include: Canoe or kayaks, guide service, and TLC representatives historical perspective.

$40 / person in canoes

$49/ person in kayaks

Call 919-416-1200 or Click Here to Register Online

 

Cape Fear River Trips

2014 Dates TBA Soon!

This beautiful, rocky and island riddled section of river offers flat water interspersed with challenging class I & II white water.† This guided trip includes instruction† in river reading skills. Trip runs 4.5-5.5 hours.† 10 am meet time.

This trip includes: kayaks or canoes, river reading & moving water paddle instruction, guide service

$45/person in canoes

$55/person in kayaks

Call 919-416-1200 or Click Here to Register Online

 

 

Canoeing the Eno River with Frog Hollow Outdoors.Frog Hollow Outdoors trip crew posing with one of the massive, ancient cypress trees on the Black River in North Carolina during one of our trip in conjunction with the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.Kayaking the Eno River with Frog Hollow OutdoorsEndor Iron Furnac on the Deep River in North Carolina.Kayaking on Lake Jocassee with Frog Hollow Outdoors.Canoeing the Endor rapid on the Deep River in North Carolina with Frog Hollow Outdoors.Dropping through a section of Lanier Falls on the Cape Fear River during a Frog Hollow Outdoors Trip.Great Blue Heron, posing for his picture, during a Frog Hollow Outdoors kayak trip.Frog Hollow Outdoors Guide Mike Halligan enjoying the sunshine during a Frog Hollow Outdoors Coastal Exploration Sea Kayak Trip in North Carolina.Exploring Warren Creek off the Eno River during a Frog Hollow Outdoors kayak trip.Sea Kayaking the North Carolina Coast with Frog Hollow Outdoors.

Partner Organizations

Many of the trips through our Exploring North Carolina Series are only possible because of partnerships we have with the organizations listed below. Some of these organizations we are working with this current season, some we have worked closely with in the past, and others we are gearing up to work with in the future.

 

Whether through education, land preservation, water quality monitoring, environmental advocacy, or the creation of recreational opportunities, these groups all are an important part of the fabric of North Carolinaís natural setting.

 

Frog Hollow Outdoors applauds the amazing work and effort these groups put forth. We encourage all of our clients to look into ways that they can get involved and help support their missions.†