No boat? No problem. For $5 an hour, rent one of the park’s new sit-on-tops that, unlike most sit-on-tops, slices through the water. Explore the 150-acre lake and its coves, or paddle under Avent Ferry Road into a wetlands fed by Walnut Creek. The paddling is exposed but convenient, and if you can’t get out on the weekend, check a boat out in the evening after work. Nice way to wind down the day and accomplish a summer paddle.


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