the united states national whitewater center is located just across the river, which is but a short paddle away. ..beware, however, that when you paddle over to watch the fireworks, you'll need a flashlight to find your way back to the kayak dock.
last night (luckily) there was a bright half-moon, or it would have been impossible.
below: u.s.n.w.c. at night
front to rear, left to right: robin, rachel, beth, bonnie