Canoe, Kayak & Tube Rentals

Row, row, row your boat

We are the southeastern most canoe and kayak livery on the Little Miami. We’ll admit we’re biased, but we think it’s the prettiest part of Ohio’s most beautiful river.

WE OFFER THREE TRIPS

Terrell’s Short Trip

$19/person plus sales tax

All canoes must have at least 2 paying customers. Kids age 11 and under (up to 2 of them) can ride for free in the middle of the canoe as long as there are 2 paying customers in the canoe.

(2.1 miles)

(Trip ends at your car)

Perfect for families with young children, beginners, or those wanting to enjoy a quick outing.

Duration: 45 min-75 min

The time frames given as the “Duration” are fairly accurate estimates.

The time it takes for you to return depends on two things:

  1. river conditions and,
  2. how often you use your motor (paddle).

There is no designated time limit on any trip. All we ask is that you be back by dinner (6 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 7 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays).

DEPARTURE TIMES
Monday thru Friday first trip leaves at 10 a.m.
Saturday’s and Sunday’s first trip leaves at 9 a.m.

Last departure is at 4 p.m. daily

Buses run continuously with departures approximately every 20 min

Fletchers’s Mid Trip

$23/person plus sales tax

All canoes must have at least 2 paying customers. Kids age 11 and under (up to 2 of them) can ride for free in the middle of the canoe as long as there are 2 paying customers in the canoe.

(6 miles)

(Trip ends at your car)

MOST POPULAR. Provides ample time to soak up the Little Miami’s breathtaking scenery.

Duration: 2-3 hrs

The time frames given as the “Duration” are fairly accurate estimates.

The time it takes for you to return depends on two things:

  1. river conditions and,
  2. how often you use your motor (paddle).

There is no designated time limit on any trip. All we ask is that you be back by dinner (6 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 7 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays).

*Tubes are not available for this trip
DEPARTURE TIMES
Monday thru Friday first trip leaves at 10 a.m.
Saturday’s and Sunday’s first trip leaves at 9 a.m.

Last trip is at 3 p.m. daily

Buses run continuously with departures approximately every 20 min

Isabella’s Long Trip

$29/person plus sales tax

All canoes must have at least 2 paying customers. Kids age 11 and under (up to 2 of them) can ride for free in the middle of the canoe as long as there are 2 paying customers in the canoe.

(9 miles)

(Trip ends at your car)

For those seeking the full day canoe/kayak experience. This “mini-vacation” offers plenty of time for both fun and relaxation.

Duration: 4-6 hrs

The time frames given as the “Duration” are fairly accurate estimates.

The time it takes for you to return depends on two things:

  1. river conditions and,
  2. how often you use your motor (paddle).

There is no designated time limit on any trip. All we ask is that you be back by dinner (6 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 7 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays).

Reservation Required

NOTE:  Isabella’s Long Trip requires an advanced reservation, at least 24 hrs notice.  All paddlers must be experienced.  Departures for Isabella’s Long Trip are limited.  During weekdays (non-holiday) there is only one departure time at 10 a.m.  During weekends, there are two departure times (9 a.m. and 10 a.m.).  Please be sure to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled departure to allow time to check in, read and sign liability release waivers, and get outfitted with the appropriate gear.  Your entire group must be checked in no later than 15 min prior to the scheduled departure time in order to catch the bus.

*Tubes are not available for this trip
DEPARTURE TIMES
Monday thru Friday first and only trip leaves at 10 a.m.
Saturday’s and Sunday’s trips leave at 9:00am and 10:00am ONLY

Please arrive at check in 30 min prior to departure time.  Reservations are required for the 9 mile trip.

Discounted rates for non-profit organizations and large groups renting 11+ vessels.  Call (513) 576-9000 for details.

Partly Cloudy
Saturday
High 83°/Low 54°
10%
Clear
Sunday
High 77°/Low 54°
10%
Clear
Monday
High 73°/Low 53°
10%
Clear
Tuesday
High 74°/Low 53°
10%

– Rentals include two paddles per canoe (one kayak paddle per kayak), life preservers, parking, and a safety briefing.
Please, no persons under 30 lbs or under the age of 3 yrs. will be permitted.
– All kayaks are single person. We have a variety of kayaks. Availability is based on first come first serve.
– Please add 7% for sales tax
– Both plastic and aluminum canoes are available. There is no price difference.
– Plastic canoe availability is based on a first come first serve basis.
– A canoe holds a max of 3 adults OR 2 adults and 2 small children.

Have your own canoe or kayak?  We offer a Transportation Only Service for $20/kayak and $30/canoe. This service is available to Terrell’s Short Trip, Fletcher’s Mid Trip, and Isabella’s Long Trip.  All participants must be back by 7 p.m.

RIDER REMINDERS

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Bring trash bags – the Little Miami has been a State Scenic River for over 40 years. We’d like to keep it that way.

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Wear old clothes and shoes – because the river water is wet (who knew?)

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Bring straps for your coolers – because heavy coolers can sink (who knew?)

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Wear sunscreen – because the sun can cause sunburn (who knew?)

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Don’t take your car keys or your wallet – unless you plan on paddling home.

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Lifejackets are for safety, not for connecting canoes – please wear one at all times.

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No styrofoam coolers, no glass bottles, no alcohol – all three can have lasting ill effects on the river’s beauty.

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Please be courteous to other riders and respect private property.