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Father’s Day Kayak Cruise & Picnic

 Celebrate Father’s Day and the summer solstice with a special guided kayak tour of the river, followed by a festive picnic at the Schuylkill Banks Park


Sunday, June 20, 2021


4:00pm - 6:30pm


Hidden River Outfitters
Walnut Street and Schuylkill River Trail
Philadelphia, 19106

Celebrate Father’s Day and the summer solstice with a special guided kayak tour of the river, followed by a festive picnic at the Schuylkill Banks Park. Boxed dinner (sandwich & side) provided Joshua‘s catering and your choice of 2 drinks (beer or hard cider) courtesy of Wyndridge Farms.

Kayaking on the tidal Schuylkill is a serene and active way to enjoy Philadelphia. The professionally guided tour will head upriver towards the Fairmount Dam to enjoy spectacular views of the Art Museum, Fairmount Water Works and the city skyline!
PLEASE NOTE: All are welcome to join! Does not have to be a father-son combo.  

None of your own gear or kayaking experience necessary- kayaking equipment and instruction provided by Hidden River Outfitters. 


Guided kayak trip ONLY – $45 

Guided kayak trip + Dinner & Drinks* – $60  

(* = we will follow up to get your food and beverage choices) 


– Moderate exertion level.
– All tours begin with a brief safety talk and on-shore kayaking lesson.
– Not recommended for ages under 12 (single) or 8 (double).
– Parental consent required for 18 and under.
– Please dress according to weather conditions.
– Bring water and a snack
– Bring bug spray and sunscreen 
-There are nearby bathrooms (port-a-potties) 

CAP / COVID PROTOCOL: COVID-19 PROTOCOLS: By registering for this event you are agreeing to follow ALL of these protocols:

-This event has limited capacity. Please only register if you fully intend to attend and let us know if you need to cancel ASAP.
-Participants must maintain 6 feet of distance from one another during the event.
-Please bring a mask. We encourage you to wear it if you’re in proximity to others.
-If you or anyone in your household are exhibiting COVID-19 systems, please stay home.

POSTPONEMENT / CANCELLATION POLICY: This event will take place in light rain. In the event of heavy rain or other severe conditions, the event will be cancelled and attendees are eligible for a full refund.

PRESENTER BIO: Jason Mifflin has owned and operated Hidden River Outfitters since June, 2010. From homemade rafts to sea kayaks, Jason loves to be on the water in anything that floats. He spent much of his life paddling a canoe until he discovered kayaking about fourteen years ago. He appreciates both whitewater and flatwater kayaking for their respective exhilarating and relaxing qualities. Jason enjoys sharing his passion of being outdoors with others and reconnecting people with the rivers they often appreciate but never experience. Jason loves to get folks out on the water, regardless of their experience and expose them to paddling. Also, as a native of Philadelphia, he enjoys recounting the history and function of many of the areas that we encounter on our tours.