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Free the Snake Flotilla 2017

September 8, 2017 - September 9, 2017

Snake River Dam removal sites

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Join us September 8th and 9th, 2017 when we’ll say with one clear voice: it’s time to remove four outdated, low-value, deadbeat dams on the lower Snake River.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.

Flotilla Schedule

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.


September 8, 2017
September 9, 2017
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Samantha Mace


Chief Timothy Park
13766 US-12
Clarkston, WA 99403 United States
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