11th Annual Saluda River Rally this weekend

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Saluda River

The 11th Annual Saluda River Rally will be held this weekend with staging at Dolly Cooper Park. The event is a FUN fundraiser for South Carolina Special Olympics Area 14-Anderson County Athletes and is hosted by Anderson County and supported by local partners.

PADDLE OPTIONS:

9-mile ( approx. 3.5 – 4 hours) from Dolly Cooper Park to Piedmont Dam Portage *MUST be in the water no later than 1 pm

15-mile (5.5 – 6 hours) from Dolly Cooper Park to Piedmont Dam Portage and then to Timmerman Jr. Kayak Launch.
*MUST be in the water no later than 10 am and leave Saluda River Grill no later than 2 pm to paddle the entire course

YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN BOAT
& PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICE

No Boat, No Problem – Saluda River Rambler (saludariverrambler@gmail.com) will be offering a special rental rate for Rally participants. You must secure your rental prior to the event.

$35 REGISTRATION INCLUDES:
1 boat registration, 1 event t-shirt,
1 BBQ plate at Saluda River Grill, return
shuttle to Dolly Cooper Park, 1 primitive
campsite at Dolly Cooper Park (additional t-shirts and BBQ plates will be available to purchase)

Register at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/saluda-river-rally-tickets-150629200995

*All participants must check-in at Dolly
Cooper Park & sign waiver.
*On-site registration available
*Lunch will be served 11 am-3 pm ONLY)
*Participants must be out of the river no
later than 5 pm
*Last shuttle from Piedmont and Pelzer
will be at 5:30 pm
*COVID-19 guidelines will be in place – facemasks will be required on shuttles and when social distancing can not be maintained.