April 22, 2009
When you canoe, bring the important stuff and travel lite. First and foremost, a PFD is required for each canoeist. It can save yor life in an unexpected situation. The Morgan's do a good job of cleaning up the rivers from seasonal debris, but new debris can accumulate without warning. To maximize your experience, let the complete canoeist at right illustrate some of the things you might bring on your trip.
Canoeing is an assumed-risk sport. There are no safety personnel along the river. However, extra care is taken to ensure that your self-guided canoe trip is as safe as possible. Morgan’s provides U.S. Coast Guard approved P.F.D.’s (personal flotation devices), a safety briefing and free “on water” instructions for beginners at your request. In addition, a portion of our staff is Red Cross certified in Basic First Aid and CPR.
The U.S. Coast Guard reports that the majority of boating accidents involve alcohol, therefore, we require that you save the alcohol for after your trip and wear a life jacket. We are proud to provide American Canoe Association instructors on staff at both locations.
IMPORTANT: All guests are required to read, understand and sign an assumption of risk and liability waiver before participating in any activity at Morgan’s. All guests under 18 must have a parent sign the waiver before participating in any activity. You can view and download this waiver by clicking here.
Love the rivers
Our heritage is based on a profound love of our rivers. The founders had it in their blood and it is here where we like to cast light on the great outdoor experience.
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