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Address: 7323 Peaks Mill Road, Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone Number: 800-CANOE-KY
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No better way to canoe Elkhorn Creek

I've visited Canoe Kentucky for years and was excited to take my husband for the first time. Love the location and the employees were very helpful. Great time!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Kimberly R
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I've visited Canoe Kentucky for years and was excited to take my husband for the first time. Love the location and the employees were very helpful. Great time!

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Frankfort
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My son had never been to a camp before and loved Canoe Kentucky's Day Camp. The camp counselors were wonderful and friendly. My son came home every day with the same phrase: "I had a blast". They made his first camp experience a great one.

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Lexington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Our family of 5 and another family went on June 6. It was the first time for our boys ages 11 and 13 so we did the 1/2 day. What a great time we all had. The staff was friendly and were waiting for us at the end to help carry our kayaks. It was a great beginner course for... More 

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canoeky, Owner at Canoe Kentucky, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. We look forward to seeing you all again! More 

Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Excellent class! The instructor took the time to get information from all participants on what they expected from the class, their skill level and where they wanted to go with the sport. We were able to pick the type of kayak we wanted to use. All around very profession, extremely enjoyable and wonderfully entertaining.

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canoeky, Owner at Canoe Kentucky, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. We work hard to have the best instructors we can, and it is very reassuring to know we are on the right track! More 

Versailles, Kentucky
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We've been at least 10 times to Canoe Kentucky but not in the past 6-7 years and were so happy to return. As in the past, the friendly staff provided helpful info and assistance, the canoe and kayaks were in great condition and the day came with perfect weather and water levels. The shop has a huge variety of water... More 

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canoeky, Owner at Canoe Kentucky, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our business. We are glad you all had fun and we look forward to having you all back again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is our third trip with CanoeKentucky on the Elkhorn (and the first for our 2 year old!). This trip was also the lowest water condition we have experienced on the creek. The staff (exceptionally friendly) did inform us of the low water conditions (it has been REALLy dry) and that there would be times when we would bottom-out and... More 

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Venice, Florida
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We went on our canoe and kayak trip last weekend, and the waters are too low to accomodate the watercraft. I spent much of the time dragging a kayak thru rocks, and my guy dragged to canoe with kids. Had I known that there would be more walking/ dragging on the creek, I would not have gone. I had looked... More 

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canoeky, Owner at Canoe Kentucky, responded to this review

I am so sorry about your experience with us. We were looking forward to you having a great time as much as you were. We wish Mother Nature would be a bit more cooperative with us, as she usually is, but we have seen her being finicky this year. We have been trying to tell customers as best we can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Despite low water conditions we had an epic day at Canoe Kentucky. Don't let low water stop your plans to visit there. Yes, it did get a little tiring to pull kayaks over rocks but the scenery, serenity and tons of family laughter was worth it without question. The staff is extremely courteous and knowledgeable. The rental gear is very... More 

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canoeky, Owner at Canoe Kentucky, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. We are so glad you had a great time and unplugging is definitely how the best times are had. WE are going use your words on our web page to let people know how much fun they can have at low water. Again, thanks and we look forward to getting you on... More 

Versailles, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I have been canoeing in several states, including Kentucky. This is the first time I had gone with Canoe Kentucky. This was by far the best experience that I have ever had and all this time it was right in our own back yard! The river moved along great and was fun and challenging. The staff and equipment were all... More 

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canoeky, Owner at Canoe Kentucky, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! That is why we do what we do where we do it! We look forward to having you back and enjoy some great times and waters on your future paddling experiences. More 

central KY
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Canoe'd the 3-4 hr 'fun float' on the Elkhorn using Canoe KY on a Sunday / 11am slot. Was a moderate group (filled a school bus). Facility was nice and clean (although could've used at least one more bathroom than the one available). Merchandise was very nice and plentiful. Staff friendly and helpful and accommodating. Creek was low the day... More 

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Address: 7323 Peaks Mill Road, Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone Number: 800-CANOE-KY
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Frankfort
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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