Don’t miss this WONDERFUL, Family Friendly, FREE 3 Day, Paddle and Camping trip,

Ocmulgee River Blue Trail, base camping in Hawkinsville,GA. 

Join us for this FREE canoe, kayak, and camping trip. Base camping at Mile Branch Landing and Park in Hawkinsville, GA.  We are invited to camp for free from Thursday – Sunday at this riverside park.  I have a dozen rv sites, with full hook-ups, located within a mile of the boat launch.  If interested, call quickly ($10 night)

We will be starting each shuttle at Mile Branch Park in Hawkinsville, at 9:00 a.m Fri, Sat and Sunday, so if you want to shuttle, please be there with all your gear by 8:30 a.m.  We will be covering approximately 30 miles of the new 54 mile Blueway on the Ocmulgee River.


You won’t want to miss the presentation at the “Mile Branch Park” base camp in Hawkinsville, 7;00 p,m.. Saturday evening Fireside Chat about GA’s rivers and blueway project on the Ocmulgee, Oconee, Altamaha river basin, GA’s largest river, by representatives from the National Parks, GA River Network, GA Rivers Alive, GA Riverkeepers, GA Conservancy, Ga Canoeing Association, along with historians,  story tellers, and local experts. This will be an informative, interesting presentation and it’s amazing to have representatives from some of the most important river loving organizations, presenting to us!  If you LOVE GA rivers, plan to attend!

Where: Mile Branch Park Hawkinsville, GA 31036 

Mile Branch  Park, County Camp road off S. Jackson Street, 1 mile on the left from Commerce Street.  Also – S. Jackson Street is real close to McDonalds Restaurant so they can look for the golden arches.

Here is GPS:  32.27063,  -83.46158 Map
You are responsible to bring or acquire all gear, camping equipment, boats, pfds, and personal food.

$20 donation to Ocmulgee Rivers Alive appreciated!


Mile Branch Landing Panelists and Agenda on Saturday, October 8th at 7:00 p.m.

Our panel includes the following:

1. Charlotte Gillis, National Parks Service, “Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program”

2. Chris Watson, National Parks Conservation Association

3. Dorinda Dallmeyer, Dir, College of Environmental Design ’s Environmental Ethics Certificate Program, poet, and author

4. Fuller Callaway , GA Conservancy

5. Dr. Johnny Bembry, GA Conservancy

6. Dan MacIntyre, GA Canoe Association

7. Dan Stone, Altamaha River Partnership Board Member



RSVP limit: 100 “Yes” campers & we’ve invited paddlers from other groups.  PLEASE Reserve space NOW!


PLEASE email me@  if you plan to attend

404-202-9546 and leave a message with questions.