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Rainbow Springs Paddle Adventure 8-10-18
August 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm$65.00
Join Michele Benton, owner, and instructor with Om Sunshine Yoga & SUP Yoga on an adventure exploring the waters of the Rainbow River and Rainbow Springs in Dunnellon, Florida. This will be a 3-hour fun paddle in the crystal clear waters of the Rainbow River that will include exploring the Rainbow Springs State Park where there are waterfalls, a spring head swimming hole and nature trails.
We will launch at KP Hole County Park http://www.kphole.com/ and paddle upstream towards the headwaters of the springs. We will anchor at the state park and have snacks or lunch and explore. We will then enjoy a relaxing float back to the launch site. Included will be admission to the Rainbow Springs State Park (within driving distance https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Rainbow-Springs) so that you can explore waterfalls, butterfly gardens, and wooded trails.
Date- Friday, August 10, 2018
Cost- $65 per person. This includes paddleboard rental, paddle, life preserver, leash, paddle and yoga instruction, a bottle of water, entry to KP Hole county park and Rainbow Springs State Park.
$25 discount if you have your own board, paddle, life preserver, and leash. Kayaks are also welcome. Use discount code Sup25 at checkout.
The Rainbow River is formed by a first magnitude spring (Rainbow Springs) that is ranked fourth in the state for volume of water. In addition to the springs located at the headwaters, there are many smaller springs that release from numerous caves, rock crevices, and sand boils the entire length of the river. The Rainbow River is a gently winding river that is 5.7 miles long and merges with the Withlacoochee River at Dunnellon Florida. On average, the Rainbow River is less than 10 feet deep. There are a few places where the depth is about 25 feet, yet just a few feet away it is shallow enough to stand. The headwaters, Rainbow Springs, is the anchor for the Rainbow Springs State Park. This first magnitude spring is not one large vent but is numerous vents that issue 400 – 600 million gallons of crystalline water every day.
Please feel free to contact Michele at 386-956-4787 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org