The 40th Annual Nenana Wildwater Races will be held the August 19-21 in the Denali Park and Healy area. This year’s event will be held in conjunction with the Blueberry festival sponsored by the Denali Chamber of Commerce. The festival promises to be bigger and better than ever with fun events of interest to paddlers and non-paddlers.
The fun kicks off on Friday, August 19 at 6 pm at Otto Lake with a Barbecue, live music, and Epic Kayak Ultimate (Ultimate frisbee played in kayaks) at 7 pm.
The 40th annual Wildwater races start at Noon on Saturday, August 20 at the Jonesville Bridge near the Denali Park entrance. It will be preceded by the Blueberry Dash 5k at 9 am, and the Great Denali Duck Race at 11 am.
Sunday, August 21 wraps up with Epic Kayak Ultimate club games and the Blueberry Bash at Otto Lake from 11 am to 3 pm.