Looking for adventure?
Have an Eco-Adventure with the Heard’s Paddle Program
Learn about the aquatic ecosystem you are paddling, its amazing diversity in vegetation and wildlife,
while learning about the history and basics of wetland ecology. No experience is necessary for any of
these programs. All participants will be given an introduction to canoeing that includes basic strokes,
boat safety, and flat water maneuvers. All canoe & safety equipment provided. Each canoe holds up
to 3 people. Heard Natural Science Museum Water Guides provide leadership for all programs and
are American Canoe Association Certified Instructors, Red Cross First Aid and US Coast Guard Boater
Safety trained, and Leave No Trace Trainers.
Heard canoes are not available for personal use. Canoeing at the Heard is only available by reservation for groups or during pre-scheduled canoeing events.
3 Hour Wetland Canoe Trails
$32 members | $42 non-members
Experience the amazing diversity in wetland vegetation and wildlife while learning about the history and basics
of wetland ecology. After a safety and canoeing introduction, spend about 40 minutes on a guided trail around
the Heard wetlands, followed by some free paddle time to explore on your own. Minimum Age: 7 years* Pre-registration required.
Saturday, May 11, 10am – 1pm
To register (required), please complete and submit the following forms.
Participant Information EcoAdventure
Waiver of Liabiilty and Release of Claims EcoAdventures
*Participants under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Kids age 7 and up may participate
Custom Paddle Program
Reservations now available
contact Angela Baron
Cost for other programs may vary. Contact Angela Baron for details.