McKenzie River Trail Run & Raft
July 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Join us for our annual run and raft trip on the McKenzie River! Run on the McKenzie River Trail and then choose whether to stay for lunch and a guided rafting trip on the river. NOTE: You must sign up ahead of time for the raft trip. More details below.
THE TRAIL RUN
We’ll meet at Run Hub at 8 a.m. and leave by 8:15 a.m. to head to the Paradise campground boat launch, arriving by about 9:30 a.m. There will be people choosing just to run or run and raft, so we can determine carpools prior to leaving Run Hub.
Our friends at Horse Creek Lodge offer a shuttle service to transport us upriver from Paradise so we can do a point-to-point run with options of 6 or 12 miles. Shuttling is $5 to cover staffing and gas for shuttles. Please email [email protected] or call 541-822-3243 to reserve your spot on the shuttle bus!
After the 1-2+ hr trail run (depending which distance you choose), we’ll plan on using the picnic tables to have lunch at Paradise campground. Note: you provide your own lunch.
After lunch, those who signed up for rafting will suit up in booties and wet suits and get going about 1-1:30 p.m. The raft trip is about 3 hours of floating on the river and includes snacks and a shuttle back to Paradise for $55. This is a $10 discount for our group with code HCGUEST when you sign up. If you plan to raft PLEASE BOOK YOUR SPOT EARLY so that they can plan ahead for enough rafts and guides. The rafting cost includes your trail run shuttle fee.
BOOK YOUR RAFT TRIP AT: http://www.horse-creek.com/horse-creek/mckenzie-river-rafting/ and click “Book Now” below the half day option. Select July 27 on the calendar and choose the 1:30 option, even though our group might get going sooner. We’ll assume that those who are rafting will also be shuttling back to Paradise campground too.
Interested in making it a weekend and camping at Horse Creek Lodge on July 26th or 27th? There are a limited number of campsites available for $20/night. Email [email protected] to reserve a spot.
Questions? Email [email protected] or call the store at 541-344-1239.