Here are some of the frequently asked questions about the Mississippi River Nature Weekend.
What should I bring with me?
Depending on whether you are spending the night with us or just coming for the day, you might want to bring the following items:
- Bag Chairs
- Personal Ice Chest, (BYOB)
- Air Rafts
- Personal Life Vest if preferred
- Mountain Bikes,
- Change of Clothes
- Mosquito repellent
- Kayak (you can rent one if you need to)
- Fishing gear
What is the lodging like at Tara?
I have small children and want them to experience Kayaking. We have never been in a Kayak before.
Angi has many years of demonstrating and teaching new Kayakers of all ages, and provides Kayaks to fit everyone. Please bring any personal life-vest you have that fits very small children.
My children would love to learn how to fish. Is fishing available?
Tara Staff provides Cane Poles for all to fish in the pond adjacent to the Lodge. Bait is provided along with instruction.
I’m not an experienced Birder but I do enjoy photography and the outdoors. Would there be an opportunity for both activities?
I’ve recently purchased an off-road bike. Can I take a ride solo or do I need to join the group ride?
We can provide Bike Route Maps for leisure Biking on your own. We ask all Bikers to sign in and sign out upon return for your safety.