Under overcast skies, nearly 150 participants launched their boats to start a day long excursion on the Kansas River from Manhattan to Saint George.

Park Ranger Angelia Lentz explained the event.


      0708 Paddle 1

Many of the participants were new this year to the Little Apple Paddle. Sports and Leisure Sales Manager Marcia Rozell gave a rundown of what to expect on the river.

      0708 Paddle 2

The Little Apple Paddle started at the Highway 24 boat dock.