2017 Paddling Events Hosted by NH Fish & Game

The NH Fish & Game Department’s Great Bay Discovery Center at 89 Depot Road in Greenland, NH, is offering the following paddling events this summer.

For more information or to register, call (603) 778-0015.


Summer Solstice Lunch on the Bay 

Celebrate the first day of summer with a refreshing paddle on the bay. Bring a bagged lunch and your swimsuit; we will be stopping for lunch and a swim.

Date: June 21 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Location: Great Bay Discovery Center

Cost: $35 per person, $30 for Great Bay Stewards members, $25 with own kayak


Sunset Birding  

The estuary is teeming with wildlife in the hours leading up to sunset.  Join our naturalists and search for kingfisher, terns, osprey, great blue heron and more as the sun casts brilliant hues over the water.

Dates: June 30 from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; August 15 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.; August 28 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location: Great Bay Discovery Center

Cost: $35 per person, $30 for Great Bay Stewards members, $25 with own kayak


NEW! Down the Lamprey

The Lamprey River is one of seven rivers that flow into the Great Bay.  Follow the tides and the bends of the river from Newmarket to where it joins the estuary, spying great blue heron and other wildlife unique to this habitat.

Date: July 15 from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Location: Newmarket, NH

Cost: $45 per person, $40 for Great Bay Stewards members, $35 with own kayak