Grab your canoe and fishing pole, Paddle Fest is coming to Belmont County.

Paddle Fest, a free event hosted by the Belmont Soil & Water Conservation District, will be held at Barkcamp State Park on Friday, May 12 at 5 pm

Event coordinators say there will be free food, including hamburgers and hot dogs, and free t-shirts while supplies last.

Those attending can bring their own canoe and fishing pole but also canoes and fishing poles will be available to borrow throughout the event.

The event will also have a drawing for a chance to win a kayak or a fly fishing rod.

More event details can be found here.

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