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Evening Bat Cave Canoe Trip

Join HYP as we paddle out on beautiful Lake Guntersville for a rare, up close viewing of the bats emerging from Hambrick cave at sunset. Don't miss your chance to see thousands of bats emerge from the waterside entrance of the cave as they begin their night hunt. This unique, one of a kind trip is being outfitted by Alabama Eco Adventures, supplying canoes, paddles, life jackets, and an experienced canoe guide. Come see one of North Alabama's amazing natural occurrences up close, at one of the most beautiful lakes on the state!   Did we mention it's supposed to be a full moon that night!


Participants should bring water, snacks, appropriate clothing, sunscreen, and bug repellent. Reminder: this event goes from mid-afternoon through the evening as the bats emerge at dusk.  

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.  Participants will meet to carpool and caravan from Walmart at 330 Sutton Rd Se, Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763 at 1:00 PM. We will arrive at the lake around 2:30 and expect to enter the water around 3:00.  We expect to arrive back in Huntsville around 10:00 PM.  If the trip is cancelled due to weather, the trip will either be rescheduled or you will be refunded.   No refunds for other reasons, but your purchase can be transferred to a friend. Contact HYP with questions by sending a message to  

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