Sat, May 20, 2017
- 12:00 PM-8:00 PM
The 16th Annual Ramble Weekend welcomes outdoor enthusiasts of all ages for three days of awesome paddling events on Franklin County's Pigg and Blackwater Rivers.
The Blackwater Blackout will be held Friday, May 19 starting at 5 p.m. Enjoy delicious food, live music and a three-mile float down the Blackwater River in the dark!
The Pigg River Ramble will be held Saturday, May 20 starting at 12 noon with the Great Rubber Duck Race followed by the the main event - an eight-mile trek down the Pigg River for racers and a four-mile course down the Pigg River for floaters. After the race, enjoy a barbecue meal and outdoor paddling movie.
Breakfast on the Blackwater will be held Sunday, May 21 starting at 8:30 a.m. Finish the weekend with a great riverside home-style breakfast and a leisure float down the Blackwater River. Breakfast will be served prior to the start of the float.
Primitive camping is available at Waid Park. Shuttle service is provided for boats and paddlers. On-site and online registration is available. For more information, visit www.playfranklincounty.com or call (540) 483-9293.
This is a rain or shine event. #RambleWeekend
- Pet Friendly
- Each event: $20 pp | All 3 events: $40 pp | Camping: $10 per night| Youth 12 & under FREE.
Last Updated: 12/07/2016
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