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10 Essential Pieces of Gear for Paddle-Sports Beginners

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Kayak Adventures--5 Warm-Weather Escapes To Try Right Now

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8 Common Sense Tips for Buying Your First Boat

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5 Best Whitewater Day Trips In America

5 Best Whitewater Day Trips In America

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6 Tips To Make Family Paddling More Fun

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How to Kayak: The Basics Made Easy

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Paddle Games—3 Fun Games To Play On The Water

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Why You Need to Take Your Kids Paddling Today

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6 Affordable Kayaks for Beginners

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Springtime Paddling: 8 Idyllic Destinations for Kayaking

Springtime Paddling: 8 Idyllic Destinations for Kayaking

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Essential Gear for Cold-Weather Canoeing

Essential Gear for Cold-Weather Canoeing

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6 Best Waterproof Backpacks for Kayaking

6 Best Waterproof Backpacks for Kayaking

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Events Near Afton WY

Paris Idaho Stars and Stripes Run

Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 at 7:00am
Paris Elementary School
Paris, ID
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Paris 4th of July Celebration

Monday, Jul 4, 2022 at 6:00am
Paris, ID
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Montpelier Rotary Club 4th of July Chuck Wagon Breakfast

Monday, Jul 4, 2022 at 7:00am
Allinger Park
Montpelier, ID
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Independence Day Celebration

Monday, Jul 4, 2022 at 7:30am
Cedar Creek at the Star Valley Ranch
Thayne, WY
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Star Valley Half Marathon

Saturday, Jul 9, 2022 at 7:00am
Thayne, WY
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