Colorado River Canoe Trip - with Crew 8787

Post date: May 4, 2016 12:39:58 PM

Cancelled due to Flooding

Sign up for the Canoe Trip on the Colorado River over Memorial Day weekend. The trip will begin on Saturday May 28 and end on Monday May 30, 2016. The trek will start on the west bank of the Colorado River where US 190 crosses the river - 31°13'6.13"N 98°33'53.25"W are coordinates for Google Earth. On Saturday we'll canoe down the river and spend Saturday night on an island or gravel bar. Sunday the trek will continue down river to around Bend, TX. We'll canoe down to Colorado Bend SP on Monday and should arrive early afternoon. The coordinates for Colorado Bend SP are 31° 1'5.82"N 98°26'48.53"W. This is a 30 mile, 3 day, 2 night trip on the water through some beautiful limestone canyons in the Hill Country.

Cost for the trip will be $30 for non Crew 8787 members, $20 for Crew 8787 members (the crew is using funds from a spaghetti dinner to offset some costs). The fee will include transportation, food on the river, access fees for Colorado Bend SP.

We will plan to stop at Storm's in Lampassas for a cheeseburger. Individual's will need to bring about $12 for the meal.

There will be a meeting at 5:00 pm on Sunday May 15, 2016 at VFW 8787 to go over the float plan, meals, equipment, and travel logistics.

All persons going on the trip must have a current BSA Swim Test.

For an overview of the route, see the Crew 8787 Calendar on

Date: 05/28/2016 (Sat.)Time: 6:00am CDTLocation: Colorado River north of Colorado Bend SP