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Tour Lake Waccamaw

When:
Saturday, August 10, 2024, 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Where:
Lake Waccamaw State Park. Pass the ranger station/bathroom area and travel about a mile to the park
1866 State Park Drive
Lake Waccamaw, NC  28450
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Phil Honsinger
828-226-9678 (p)
828-226-9678 (c)
 
Mark R Johnnie
910-538-2414 (p)
910-231-1120 (c)
Category:
Club Ride - All Speeds
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only

Tour Lake Waccamaw

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Ride Description:

This 39 mile ride has great views of Lake Waccamaw and the surrounding country side.  It's not uncommon for riders to see wildlife on the ride and that includes turtles and alligators.   The ride originates from the State Park and about a mile and half beyond the ranger station. Click the thumbnail photo for a larger map.  

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Ride Instructions & Rules:

  1. Please sign the new CFC liability waiver when you arrive at the ride.  
  2. If you need a ride map, please print out the ride map and bring it to the ride.
  3. Please arrive to the ride start location at least 15 minutes prior to the ride start time.
  4. Please visit www.capefearcyclists.org and review CFC ride policies.
  5. If the temperature at start time is below 32 degrees or there is steady rain, the ride will be canceled.

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Ride Communications:

  1. We currently use the SLACK app to provide up-to-the-minute ride changes and weather info. CLICK HERE to get started. https://capefearcyclists.slack.com
  2. Monitor the CFC Slack channel “Saturday-am-ride-schedule” before the ride for last minute ride information or cancelation.

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Ride Parking:

This ride starts at the end of State Park Road, not the park building at the entrance.  Parking at Lake Waccamaw State Park is limited.  Additional parking is approximately 1 ¾ miles away from the State Park.  Travel past the State Park entrance approximately 1 mile and turn right onto Bella Coola Rd. Travel approximately ¾ miles to the parking area.

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Ride Pace:

The Tour Lake Waccamaw Ride is suited for riders of all skill levels.  The ride leader will discuss pace groups prior to the ride.

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Ride Maps:

Cape Cyclist Ride maps are now on Ride with GPS.  The link for this ride can be found:  Tour Lake Waccamaw

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General Information:

First time riders are welcome.  If you enjoy the experience, pick up a membership from at your local bike shop or visit www.capefearcyclists.org for instructions on joining the club.  Membership not only supports the club and cycling advocacy, it extends insurance coverage to you on club rides.

 

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