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Free the Snake Flotilla 2017
September 8 - September 9
Last year more than 400 people throughout the Pacific Northwest came together in support of the return of a free flowing lower Snake River. This year boats will launch from Chief Timothy Park in Clarkston, Washington, and will paddle 3 miles west through the peaceful lower Snake River canyon before paddling back east to the park.
Join us September 8th and 9th, 2017 when we’ll say with one clear voice: it’s time to remove four outdated, low-value, deadbeat dams on the lower Snake River. It’s time to free the Snake!
Go to freethesnake.com for more info and to register.
Friday, Sept. 8, 2017
5 p.m. – A guest speaker and live music at Chief Timothy Park. Camping available!
Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017
8 a.m. – Meet at Chief Timothy Park boat launch parking lot in Clarkston, WA.
10 a.m. Launch boats. Round-trip padding will be 6 miles.
2 p.m. Return to Chief Timothy Park and eat lunch.
5 p.m. Live music and festivities at Chief Timothy Park. Camping available.
Hundreds gathered on the water in September 2016 to protest four high-cost, low-value dams that plug the lower Snake River and have driven wild salmon to the brink of extinction.