Scenic Alabama River Trail Sees First “Thru-Kayaker”

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Ardie
Olson was provided with “curb service” for passport stamping on Beaver
Point within Prairie Creek Campground on R.E. “Bob” Woodruff Lake on 16
October by members of the Alabama River Lakes Site Office (ARL). 
Beaver Point is a peninsula where Prairie Creek intersects with the
scenic Alabama River. Learn more about Ardie’s quest, and follow along
with GPS coordinates: http://blog.al.com/bn/2008/10/follow_the_trail_ardie_olsons.html

Photograph 
courtesy of Karen Cheatham, ARL supply technician. Ardie Olson, the
kayaker from Cumming, GA paddling the 631 mile Alabama Scenic River
Trail.

After a brief visit and exchange of information, Ardie
proceeded to Robert F. Henry Lock and Dam where U.S. Army Corps of
Engineers Lock Operator Cecil Messer provided lock passage downstream
to William “Bill” Dannelly Reservoir.

Learn more about the Scenic Alabama River Trail

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