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Expeditions - Delta Blues & River Museums:

Beale Street to Helena, Arkansas to Clarksdale, Mississippi

98 river miles (3-7 days)

Narrative: Leave Beale Street with a visit to the scale model of the Lower Mississippi River at Mud Island. Visit Tunica’s Riverpark Museum and Helena’s Delta Cultural Center arrival by canoe. Friday & Saturday nights celebrate your hundred miles of hard paddling at Clarksdale juke joint with some live blues! (note: the only gambling we’ll do on this section is with the weather and prevailing winds) (98 river miles. Can be done in 3 days. Add on 2-4 days for more leisure time visiting the museums, for exploration of sandbars, gravel bars, wooded islands & back channels)

Sample Itinerary:
Dec 1 Meet & push off from Memphis (MM736)
Dec 2 Tunica Riverpark Museum
Dec 3 Walnut Bend
Dec 4 Helena, Delta Cultural Center
Dec 5-6, Clarksdale Friday & Saturday night blues



All expeditions are outfitted with first-aid kits, rescue ropes, life preservers, cellular communication, and VHF marine radio.  Please remember itinerary is dependent on river level and prevailing weather.
When on the river, there is no time but “River Time.”
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