Safety on the River



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Being safe on the Lumber River

To prevent accidents, please remember these safety tips:
•  Always wear a personal floatation devise while on the river.
•  Leave a float plan with a friend AND with the rangers.
•  Check the forecast before making a trip and be prepared for changing weather.
•  Bring extra gear: a flashlight, map, sunscreen, first-aid kit, extra sunglasses,
   batteries and matches. Store these in a watertight floating container.
•  If boating in the winter or cooer weather, take precaution to avoid hypothermia.
•  The Lumber River is not recommended for beginners without experienced
   paddlers on the trip.