The Nelson Area Paddlers and Nelson Co. Recreation
The Nelson Downriver
Canoe and Kayak Race
All Race Photos available on CD for $10 - Send check to
245 Cabell Mt. Ln.
Arrington, VA 22922
(Be sure to include your mailing address)
The Nelson Downriver Race is intended for anyone interested in canoe or kayak racing - from novices to national champions. Our goal is to promote recreation, conservation and sportsmanship through paddling rivers and lakes in and around Nelson County, Virginia. The Nelson Area Paddlers
Photographs courtesy of Vernon Powell, Emily Harper of Nelson Co. Parks and Rec., and Conny Roussos
At the Nelson Downriver Race you can paddle hard for the gold,
Or, ... just paddle for the fun of it.
Participation this year totalled 94 paddlers and 75 boats!