By Lane Gwinn
The Times 

Tenth Annual Swim the Snake is coming Aug. 12

Registration is now open for the Paddling and Open Water Swim


August 10, 2023

Lane Gwinn

One of last year's participants, leading the pack as he swam the .07 mile route from Lyon's Ferry State Park to the Lyon's Ferry Marina. The event held the second weekend in August is organized by Lisa Naylor and many volunteers who make the swim safe and fun.

LYONS FERRY-The tenth annual Swim the Snake event will be held at Lyons Ferry Marina and Lyons Ferry State Park on Saturday, August 12, 2023, beginning at 11 a.m.

In addition to the non-competitive, open-water swim, event organizers continue to hold a two-stage, competitive (or non-competitive) relay, paddling in a kayak or paddleboard (only) from Lyons Ferry Marina to Lyons Ferry State Park across Lake Bryan on the Snake River. Upon arrival at Lyons Ferry State Park, paddlers can enter the water or tag team with their "paired swimmer" to swim back to Lyons Ferry Marina.

The non-competitive, o...

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