The second annual Goliad Summer Flotilla will follow the 6.6-mile Goliad Paddling Trail route from the U.S. Highway 59 bridge, just west of historic downtown Goliad, to Goliad State Park.
A free shuttle service will be provided from 9 to 11 a.m. for all registered paddlers.
After unloading craft and equipment, paddlers will drive to Goliad State Park to park and catch the shuttle.
Park entry fees will be waived for all registered paddlers upon check-in at park headquarters.
A free lunch will be provided to all registered paddlers until 2:30 p.m.
Registration is required by noon on June 3 at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 830-780-3249. The flotilla is subject to weather-related cancellation through 8 a.m. on event day.
Call 361-645-3405 for information.
The flotilla is hosted by Canoe Trail Goliad Inc., a local non-profit raising funds for improved public access to the San Antonio River in Goliad County. The flotilla is sponsored by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the San Antonio River Authority.
For more information about the event, go to www.canoetrailgoliad.com. To learn more about the Goliad Paddling Trail, go to www.tpwd.state.tx.us/fishboat/boat/paddlingtrails/inland/goliad/. For information about the San Antonio River Basin, go to www.riverrec.org.