Register for the 21st Annual Neches River Rendezvous

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Neches River Rendezvous is back! Grab your canoes and life jackets for a day full of family fun. The 21st Annual Neches River Rendezvous is Saturday, June 2 at International Paper’s North Boggy Slough Wildlife Management Area. This scenic 10 mile canoe trip is designed to promote outdoor wilderness adventure in East Texas by framing a day of paddling with panoramic Neches River and beautiful forests. Whether you are an avid adventurer or a family looking for a fun outdoor experience, the Neches River Rendezvous has something for everyone. The event is scheduled to begin at 7:30am with a free shuttle service to and from the river.

Due to event rainout in the past, this year’s rainout date will be Saturday, June 16.

Registration is open! Registration forms can be found at or they may be picked up at the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber.  Early Registration is open through May 4. Canoes $50, 2 person Kayak $50, single Kayak $35. Prices rise after Early Registration. All entry forms and payment can be mailed to:

Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce- Neches River Rendezvous

1615 South Chestnut St.

Lufkin, TX 75901

Special thanks to the 21st Annual Neches River Rendezvous Sponsors.

Presenting Sponsor Lufkin Convention and Visitors Bureau; Platinum Sponsor Angelina Neches River Authority & Texas Timberjack; Gold Sponsors Cherokee Industrial Fab., Ltd., Duncan-Two, Ltd., Haglund Law Firm, P.C.; Silver Sponsors Morgan Insurance Agency; Bronze Sponsors Southern Supply Inc.; Other Sponsors Angelina Neches River Authority, Boy Scouts of America, Brookshire Brothers,  Deep East Texas Amateur Radio Club, International Paper, Lufkin Coca-Cola, and the TLL Temple Foundation.

For more information about the Neches River Rendezvous, contact Tor Charanza at (936)634-6644 or