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Midweek - East Matagorda Bay

When:
Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 11:00 AM until Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 4:00 PM
Where:
Car Camping: Matagorda Bay Nature Park

Paddling: E. Matagorda Bay LAT 28.634 LON -95.94
Matagorda Bay Nature Park
6430 FM 2031
Matagorda, TX   7745

979-863-2603
Contact:
Chris Arceneaux
Category:
HASK Paddle Trip
Registration is required
This is an ACA sanctioned event. All participants in ACA-insured activities must wear properly-fitting U.S. Coast Guard-approved lifejackets (Personal Flotation Devices, or PFDs) at all times during on-water activities. Non-HASK participants must sign a waiver. See all rules at the bottom of this page.
Capacity:
7
Available Slots:
1
No Fee
This is primarily a Wednesday Dec. 12 paddle with optional accommodations to reduce drive time. Site #05 on the South Loop facing the Colorado River at the Matagorda Bay Nature Park hasbeen reserved. This site is ok for 2-3 tents and only 2 vehicles. Extra vehicle must be parked in the common area for a small fee.

 

The contact info is on this event page to book other campsites. There are about 3 other places in Matagorda to stay. Paddles wet at 10:30 AM, giving time to drive to the put-in.

There will be places to get out for breaks and lunch.



The secondary paddle event is Tuesday Dec. 11. Destination to be determined / and details forthcoming as the number of potential Tuesday attendees is confirmed.


 Trip Leader  Chris Arceneaux
 Assistants  
 Trip Rating*  2-3 (Staying < 1 mile from shore)
 Paddles Wet at
 10:30 AM
 Duration (hours)  6
 Paddling Miles  12-14 Weather permitting
 Emergency Initiator
  911Matagaorda County Sheriff
979-245-552
 Latest Expected Return  
 Auto Description/Lic #  Blue Explorer / DWP-2182
 Distance from Houston  100-110 Miles from Downtown

This is an ACA sanctioned event. All participants in ACA-insured activities must wear properly-fitting U.S. Coast Guard-approved lifejackets (Personal Flotation Devices, or PFDs) at all times during on-water activities. Non-HASK participants must sign a waiver. See all rules at the bottom of this page.

 

Waivers - Please complete our easy to use online waiver if you are a HASK member who has not signed a waiver within the last 12 months or a non- HASK participant. Read the waiver carefully.  You give up substantial rights when you sign it.

  • Add Smartwaiver with email address “noreply@smartwaiver.com” to your address book to ensure emails do not go to junk/spam.
  • Select a link below to complete the online waiver. 

   ACA-HASK Adult Waiver ACA-HASK Minor Waiver

  • Respond to the “Confirm your E-Signature” email from ACA / HASK to confirm your email address.  Wavier is now complete and valid.
  • You will receive a confirmation email. Please download and print a copy of the waiver and bring it to the trip put-in. 

 

Guests – You are welcome to join us for a couple of paddle trips.  HASK will cover the $5 ACA event membership for non-ACA members. Hopefully you will then join HASK and continue paddling with us.