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Take a gamble on Tri-Town Float down Pend Oreille River

Spokane Canoe & Kayak Clubbers had the perfect day to paddle the Pend Oreille River on July 16, 2011. (Rich Landers)
Spokane Canoe & Kayak Clubbers had the perfect day to paddle the Pend Oreille River on July 16, 2011. (Rich Landers)

PADDLING – A two day floating festival of canoes, kayaks and other muscle-powered craft will be playing the odds on the Pend Oreille River July 14 and 15.

The Tri-Tow Float, formerly called the Poker Paddle, will have five stations giving out cards to participants as the float 16 miles from Ruby Creek to Ione the first day.

Camping and food options are available.

The second day features a 5-mile float from Box Canyon Dam to Metaline, followed by prize drawings.

Info: (509) 442-4577.

Sign-up by July 6 for discount.

 Entry forms online at the event's Facebook page.




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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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