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Big Canoe Adventure Set At Singletary Lake

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Singletary Lake’s Big Canoe Adventure is scheduled for Sunday, June 9 at Singletary Lake State Park located off NC 53 East in Kelly. The program is free.

Two 29-foot canoes will take 12 people each on an hour-long guided tour and paddling program around the lake. Participants will be able to learn basic canoe strokes and paddle safety. Life vest and paddles will be provided.

Paddlers must register for the event by calling the park at (910) 669-2928.

For information on the canoes, visit ncparks.gov/big-canoes.

Singletary Lake was named for Richard Singletary, who received a grant of land in Bladen County in 1729.

In October of 1954, Singletary Lake State Park officially became the property of the state.