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New reservation system.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Stevens Sep 24, 2021.

Fun video about canoeing the wilderness waterway.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ted Mar 21, 2017.

Crocodile Point Trail
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Started this discussion. Last reply by David James Knight Mar 14, 2017.

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Rob Stevens replied to vivian's discussion New reservation system.
"  Well I've found two answers. It should have been clear to me, as it was obvious on the computer reservation site, but it wasn't to me, that once you've booked a chickee, which can only be booked for one night, you can't…"
Sep 24, 2021
Rob Stevens replied to vivian's discussion New reservation system.
"What am I doing wrong?  I tried to make my reservations 90 days before starting my trip. They let me register for four days but no more. It shut me off when I tried to go back to a chickee, Sweetwater, I had registered for 3 days earlier. After…"
Sep 24, 2021
Ted replied to vivian's discussion New reservation system.
"I called and double checked with the the park service.  Since switching over to the new reservation system, you will need to pay for reservations and pick up your permit in person from the ranger station. - you can make reservations online at…"
Jul 2, 2021
Chris Meyers replied to vivian's discussion New reservation system.
"Hey all... it's been awhile. I'm looking to get back into summer paddling ENP. Anyone know what the summer campsite rules are now that ENP is on Recreation.gov?  Thanks Chris"
Jun 23, 2021
Flex Kayakfari.com replied to vivian's discussion New reservation system.
"Agreed. This seems like one of those things set up by someone who has never camped in the backcountry but likes to know that they can now fit it into their busy schedules. Pfffft!"
Dec 27, 2020
Rob Stevens replied to vivian's discussion New reservation system.
"A few summers ago, we did a canoe trip to the Adirondacks where it seemed to be full when we reserved online. When we arrived, it was about 1/3 empty because people had reserved sites three months in advance, plans changed, and they never told the…"
Dec 26, 2020
vivian posted a discussion

New reservation system.

ENP has a new online reservation system this year.  Personally, I find it not a good idea given trip routes can’t be realistically planned so far in advance safely without current weather information. If you do plan your trip and book a site, you will lose all your money if you were to cancel.  This then does not give most people a reason to cancel and keeps those sites showing as booked. You can’t change your start date without first cancelling and losing your money and then paying to start a…See More
Dec 20, 2020
vivian replied to Rob Stevens's discussion Charley Creek after Irma
"As of today, Charlie Creek is blocked. Confirmed by friend that tried to get through last week."
Dec 20, 2020

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At 12:24pm on June 5, 2013, Larry Alesi said…

Hi Viv just saw the request. I don't get on here as often as I would like. You guys got anything planed for the summer? Anytime you need  guide out to Tarpon lake let me know. I would be glad to go. This season the area at mm63 is going to be closed for 14 months and it looks like David and I will shift most of our hike to come in from the interceptor canal. Some really nice areas once you get past Looneyville. Say Hi to Connie for me. ---Regards Larry ----

At 7:49pm on February 11, 2009, Keith W said…
Hey Vivian, what do you think about adding a chat feature to the group?

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