Friday Paddle with a Ranger

At Givhans Ferry State Park

Join a park ranger for a kayak trip down the Edisto River from Mars Oldfield launch to Givhans Ferry State Park. All paddling gear will be included in the price of the program. Meet at the Park Office at 10:30am so we can get on the water about 11:00am. Must be at least 12 years old. For those under 17 years old, you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. This program is designed for paddlers with at least some experience on moving water or a lot of experience on flat water. No first time paddlers. To register and pay, call Givhans Ferry State Park office. 2022 trip dates: April 15, May 20, June 17 July 22, August 19, and September 16.


  • June 17, 2022, 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • July 22, 2022, 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • August 19, 2022, 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • September 16, 2022, 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Registration Deadline

    Wednesday afternoon of the week of the program. NO FIRST TIME PADDLERS - YOU MUST HAVE SOME PADDLING EXPERIENCE

    Event Hours


    Meeting Place

    Park Office by 10:30am

    What to Bring

    Water, sunscreen, snacks, insect repellent, hat or sunglasses, and your Epipen if you have one for bee sting allergies. PFD's will be provided, but if you have your own and prefer it, feel free to bring it.