Dallas Downriver Club

Kayak Paddles


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Welcome to the Dallas Downriver Club

If you'd like to make new friends who share your love of paddling, or want to learn a new river sport, then join us. Beginner or expert, single or family, young or just young at heart, if you're looking for wild whitewater exhilaration or quiet flat water floats, we look forward to paddling with you!  Dallas, Texas is certainly no Mecca of river sports, but some folks who insist on living here do manage to find time and places to paddle anyway. If not the nearby flat water streams of East and North Texas, then a 3-5 hour drive to Arkansas, Oklahoma or the Hill Country will usually do the trick. There's Saturday morning "Urban Paddles", weekend or multi - day base camping and river camping trips, fishing expeditions, summertime Moonlight Floats, the Trinity River Challenge, Caddoween and much more. There are occasionally even expedition trips to  The Boundary Waters, Big Bend, New Mexico, Colorado...all over the country.  



The Trinity River Paddle Trail has been officially recognized as a National Recreation Trail

Check out the official press release



Trinity River Paddle Trail Video


Upcoming Trips & Events

Mark your calendars for the following upcoming trips 



December 26, 2020

Day after Christmas Urban Paddle


January 2-3, 2021

New Years Paddle on the Colorado


January 23-24, 2021

Polar Paddle on Caddo Lake


February 19-21, 2021

Sabine Fishing Expedition


February 26-28, 2021

San Marcos Cleanup


March 19-21, 2021

Spring Fling on Big Cypress Bayou


April 1-4, 2021

Mulberry River 


May 13-16, 2021

Buffalo River 


June 12-13, 2021

Lower Mountain Fork






For more information about DDRC, or any questions about
membership or paddling in general, please contact us.

Check out www.meetup.com/Dallas-Down-River-Club-DDRC
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Last updated October 7, 2019