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Friday, May 18, 2012
Where: Shady Glade Resort, 449 Cypress Drive, Uncertain, TX 75661, 903-789-3295
Friday, May 18, 2012
The 2012 Caddo Lake Steamboat Meet will be located at Shady Glade Resort/Marina in Uncertain, Texas on May 18 - 19. We will spend Friday and Saturday exploring the many boat roads through looming Cypress trees and Spanish Moss. For those of you who would like to start early, some of us will start arriving with boats on Thursday.
For those interested, the historic steam powered McNeill Street Pump Station in Shreveport, LA is open for tours. See http://www.mcneillstreet.org/ for location, schedule, and details.
Good news. Big Pines Lodge restaurant has been rebuilt and is now open. Saturday afternoon we are planning to leave Shady Glade Marina around 4:00 PM and cruise up river to Big Pines Lodge, meeting there around 6:00. Their address is 747 Pine Island Road, Karnack, TX 75661, 903 679 3655.
Riverbend Restaurant is also located on the river, towards the lake from Big Pines Lodge and could be a destination for another excursion. Their address is 211 PR 2422. Karnack, TX 75661, 903 679 9000.
For reservations, call Shady Glade Resort/Marina (903) 789 3295 or see http://www.shadygladeresort.com/ . At this time, they have blocked the hotel rooms, cabins, and mobile homes for us. There are also RV and electrical hookups, and tent camping available. When making reservations, mention you are attending the Steamboat Meet.
For additional information on the area, see http://www.uncertain-tx.com or http://www.caddolake.org. Chamber of Commerce contact numbers are: Caddo Lake Area (866) 282 2336, Jefferson (903) 665 2672, and Marshall (903) 935 7868.
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For additional info and registration forms:
Contact:
Mike Davis
telephone: 817-680-9227
email: mkdavis@netzero.com


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