Little Apple Paddle

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Event Flyer info here. 

The Little Apple Paddle is happy to announce that our 3rd Annual Event will be Saturday, July 15 for a 10-mile family paddle along the Kansas River. We will depart from the boat ramp at Linear Trail Head (E. Hwy 24) at 9 a.m. and arrive at St. George around 1 p.m. There will be at least one stop along the route and we will finish the afternoon with a light lunch, t-shirts, and fun! 

Join us for a day on the river in a canoe or kayak. Don't have one? No worries. We will have vessels to rent on a first come registration basis. 

Bring your own vessel or rent one. Life jackets are required. Bus rides will be available back to the starting point of Linear Trail head parking. 

Registration costs: 
  • $10 Bring your own vessel (must have life jacket)
  • $15 Rent single person kayak (life jacket and paddles included) 
  • $30 Rent two-person kayak or canoe (life jackets and paddles included) 
Register with this link. Registration deadline is June 30. 

Voted in 2016 by Kansas Recreation and Parks Association as the “Outstanding New or Innovative Recreation Program/Special Event of the Year”  

"It was a fun & new experience. Made great memories with my son."

"Great spending time with my family and making new friends!"

Raffle Tickets will be sold to win a new Kayak!  Call 785-539-7941 

  • $5 one ticket
  • $20 for 5 tickets
Our thanks to our partners: 
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism
US Corps of Engineers
KSU Recreational Services
Ft. Riley, MWR
Friends of the KAW
Friends of Tuttle Creek State Park
Pathfinder
Manhattan Fire Department
Visit Manhattan