The Nelson Area Paddlers and Nelson Co. Recreation
The Nelson Downriver
Canoe and Kayak Race
All Race Photos available on CD for $10 - Send check to
245 Cabell Mt. Ln.
Arrington, VA 22922
(Be sure to include your mailing address)
The Nelson Downriver Race is intended for anyone interested in canoe or kayak racing - from novices to national champions. Our goal is to promote recreation, conservation and sportsmanship through paddling rivers and lakes in and around Nelson County, Virginia. The Nelson Area Paddlers
Photographs courtesy of Emily Harper of Nelson Co. Parks and Rec., Conny Roussos and Tom Blue
At Rockpile Rapid there is the easy way through and,
the hard way.
Participation this year totalled 82 paddlers and 74 boats!