Let’s get ready to paddle!
Join Goldsboro Parks & Recreation for the 11th annual Cruise the Neuse event on Saturday, June 3, 2023! This event takes place each year on National Trails Day! There are a limited number of kayaks and canoes for you to use, or you can even bring your own. This event sells out each year, so be sure to register early.
Sign up now at www.goldsboroparksandrec.com/register.
This event is for all ages that are able to swim.
– $20 per person (Includes Registration & Boat/Life Jacket Rental Fee, T-shirt, Hot Dog & Drink, and transportation back to the launch site).
– Each kayak can hold 1 person, Each Canoe can hold 2 people, and Each Tandem Kayak can hold 2 people.
– If you have a small child that weighs under 60 lbs, they can ride your canoe (as a 3rd rider) for an additional $15. If so, please choose “Add Child to Canoe” when checking out.
– $15 per person (Includes Registration, T-shirt, Hot Dog & Drink, and Transportation to the launch site).
– If you bring your own boat, you must also bring your own life jacket. Life jackets are mandatory this year.
Registration: Opens May 1, 2023, at 1 p.m.
Date of Event: June 3, 2023
**Must register by 10 a.m. on May 15, 2023, to get a T-shirt. Participants registering after this date are not guaranteed an event T-shirt.**
Time: Check-in/Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. (at the address below).
Location: Neuse River Boat Ramp (River Bar) 2091 US 117 South
Route: The exact route will be determined closer to the event date and will depend on river conditions at the time but will be in Wayne County. All registered participants will receive an email the week of the event with full event details and instructions. 

Visit www.goldsboroparksandrec.com/register for more information and to register.