Wading River

The Wading River is one of the more challenging paddles in the Pine Barrens.  Depending on the water levels, these canoe trails can be tricky; quick turns and obstacles such as downed trees can make navigation difficult.   Our most recent trip included members of the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association – all seasoned paddlers.  But the fast waters and multiple obstacles resulted in some run-ins with nature.  Our friend Mike unintentionally tested  the waters twice, Barclay got pinned by a tree and had to battle the branches to break free, and Michael took a nice gash to the top of his head from a low branch., which necessitated some on-the-water first aid.

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