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Big Hickory Sandbar Party (Paddle)!

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Arrive by boat, kayak, or canoe! This will be more of a beach meetup than a paddle. Launch where and when you like and meet us on Big Hickory Island. ***Notice: Big Hickory Island is also an unofficial nude beach. You will most likely encounter nude sunbathers (not me). ***

I will launch from the boat ramp area (Bay Park North) next to Big Hickory Grill, across from Little Hickory Island Beach Park. Anyone is welcome to meet me and paddle out from there (just don’t park in the restaurant lot). Other potential launching locations include: Bonita water tower area, Dog Beach area, and Lovers Key boat ramp.

Location: Big Hickory Island/sandbar, between Little Hickory Beach Park and Dog Beach/Lovers Key. Accessible by water only.

What to Bring (in addition to your usual kayak stuff): water, sunscreen, noodle/raft, towel, chair, umbrella, snacks/lunch, adult beverages (optional). Note: there are no “facilities” on Big Hickory, but if nature calls you can paddle over to Little Hickory Beach Park and use theirs. Also, almost no shade so bring an umbrella. I will send my cell number to all attendees. We can also communicate via Meetup.
See you on Big Hickory!


April 20
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Bonita Springs Bay Park North (East Side of Bonita Beach Road)
Estero Blvd (Just before the Bridge and north of Big Hickory Fishing Nook Marina)
Bonita Springs, FL us
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