Floatzilla is Saturday, August 19, 2017

Packet Pickup will be Friday, August 18, at Credit Island

Launch Sites

When you register you will be asked to select your launch site. Here are the launch sites and appropriate minimum skill level for each launch.

CLICK HERE to view a map of launch sites and paddle options.

Lake Potter @ Sunset Park, Rock Island

Paddlers can register to launch at Lake Potter, the day of the event.
All Skill levels: launch & paddle on the protected backwaters of Lake Potter

Credit Island, Davenport

Intermediate Paddlers: Launch your boat at Credit Island for 0.5 mile paddle across the Mississippi River (1/2 -mile route w/ est. paddle time of 30 minutes - RIVER CROSSING REQUIRED).
Must paddle back to Credit Island for shuttle.

Ben Butterworth Parkway, Moline

Advanced Paddlers: Launch from Ben Butterworth Pkwy in Moline, IL, for an extended paddle. Portage over Sylvan Island or lock-through Lock & Dam 15 (9 miles, 3-4 hours). Lock limited to 400 paddlers.

Marquette Street, Davenport

Intermediate Paddlers: Launch your boat at Marquette Street, Davenport, IA, for a short paddle on the Mississippi River (2-mile route w/ est. paddle time of 1 hour - RIVER CROSSING REQUIRED).
Must paddle back to Credit Island for shuttle.

Empire Park, East Moline

Advanced Paddlers: Launch your boat at Empire Park, East Moline, IL, for an extended paddle. Portage over Sylvan Island or lock through at Lock and Dam 15 (12 miles w/estimated paddle time of 3-4 hours).

Main Street, Davenport

Intermediate Paddlers: Launch your boat at Main Street, Davenport, IA, for a short paddle on the Mississippi River (3-mile route w/ est. paddle time of 1.5 hours - RIVER CROSSING REQUIRED).
Must paddle back to Credit Island for shuttle.