Fairbanks North Star Borough Parks and Recreation Department together with REI, Alaska Dream Adventures, Alaska Canoe School, and TRAX Outdoor Center will be hosting the Lake and Trail Festival at Tanana Lakes on June 10th from 10 am to 6 pm.
Included in this family friendly event are free introductory kayak, canoe, and stand-up paddleboard instruction sessions. You can sign up for these at the Parks and Recreation Lake and Trail Festival Page. REI will also be offering classes in Camp Cooking, Map and Compass, and Bike Maintenance for Trail Riding . Spaces are limited for classes, so follow the links for more information and sign up early.
In addition to classes, there will be outdoor retailers, a kid’s activity area, give aways and raffles, food trucks and hiking trails. You can even join in pickup games of Epic Kayak Ultimate – ultimate frisbee in kayaks.
All ages and skill levels welcome! Children 5 – 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult. All participants must sign a waiver before participating and those under the age of 18 MUST have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian.