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6 mile Paddle / Salt Lake / Brazoria County NWR

Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 9:30 AM until 2:00 PM
Salt Lake fishing area in Brazoria NWR
2072 Hoskins Mound Rd
Angleton, TX  
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Chris Arceneaux
Trip coordinator
832-216-2483 (p)
HASK Paddle Trip
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Be respectful, help police the parking area for trash.
Available Slots:
No Fee
Trip Description: 
We will launch from the parking lot at Salt Lake, a popular feature of the Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge.

Directions to the Put-in at Salt Lake / Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge  (979) 964-4011

1.)  Drive to the Main Gate at: 2072 Hoskins Mound Rd; Angleton, TX

2.)  Proceed through the gate and drive East 3.3 miles to the Big Slough Visitors Center / Bathrooms

3.)  Drive South 1.6 miles to the Salt Lake Fishing Area. Signs provided.

Bring lunch, plenty of water, and good sun protection.

Rocky parking lot, wear sturdy shoes. Mosquitos may be an issue. Have a dry bag with spare dry clothing in your boat.

The put-in is a small cement ramp near the one covered pavilion.

Photo by Natalie Wiest


Trip Leader(s)

Emergency initiator

      Chris Arceneaux   832-216-2483
   To be determined                   

HASK Trip Rating*


Arrival / Ready to Launch at

9:30 / 10:00

Duration (hours)

 3 hours     

Paddling Miles


Emergency #s

Brazoria County Sheriff (979) 849-2441 non-emergency.  The "Refuge"  (979) 964-4011

Distance from Downtown Houston

60 miles
Trip Leader Vehicle

White Ford Flex  RGJ 3201

* Trip ratings are only a guide.  Actual conditions will vary with wind and other weather.


This is an ACA sanctioned event. All participants in ACA-insured activities must wear properly-fitting U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jackets (Personal Flotation Devices, or PFDs) at all times during on-water activities. Non-HASK participants must sign a waiver.


Waivers - Please complete our easy to use online waiver if you are a HASK member who has not signed a waiver within the last 12 months or a non- HASK participant. Read the waiver carefully.  You give up substantial rights when you sign it.

  • Add Smartwaiver with email address “” to your address book to ensure emails do not go to junk/spam.
  • Select a link below to complete the online waiver. 

   ACA-HASK Adult Waiver ACA-HASK Minor Waiver

  • Respond to the “Confirm your E-Signature” email from ACA / HASK to confirm your email address.  Wavier is now complete and valid.
  • You will receive a confirmation email. Please download and print a copy of the waiver and bring it to the trip put-in. 


Guests – You are welcome to join us as a non-member. If you are not an ACA member, we will ask you to cover the $10 non-member insurance fee that ACA charges us. We hope you'll enjoy the trip and decide to join the club and continue paddling with us. Club members do not pay any trip fees.