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Canoe Kentucky

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Fun Trip...Go After A Good Rain.

My family did this when my daughter was about 8. I enjoyed it more than they give me credit. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daniel I
Kentucky River

Nice day on the river. Going through the locks was a new experience and one I would recommend... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The bluegrass states premier Paddlesports provider. Whether your looking to try canoeing for the first time, wanting to learn how to whitewater kayak, deciding to buy your first fishing kayak, determined to send your kids to the beat outdoor camp in...more
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7323 Peaks Mill Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601-9433
+1 502-227-4492
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family did this when my daughter was about 8. I enjoyed it more than they give me credit. We went in the middle of Summer, no rain and the creek was very shallow in spots. That required us to walk the canoe a few...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice day on the river. Going through the locks was a new experience and one I would recommend. Lunch was outstanding and had a nice tour of Buffalo Trace Distillery.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time. Just rented a two person canoe for a nice leisurely trip. We took the fun trip (shorter of the two) and it says 2 - 3 hours. We were in no hurry, the flow was "perfect" and we did it...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice day on the river. The kayaks where sit on top Jackson. Nice short kayak trip with pretty scenery . The trip through the locks was a unique experience and something I have been wanting to do most of my life. The barbecue lunch...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We had two grandsons in tandem kayaks on the Kentucky River in downtown Frankfort. Allison was very professional and personable. She pointed out various sites to check out and encouraged us to stay out as long as we wanted. The boys enjoyed the experience and...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We had a great day kayaking with our friends visiting from TN! We had two tandem kayaks and took the shorter excursion. The creek banks were clean and loaded with turtles laying in the sun. It was a very relaxing day and the staff at...More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

one of the best experiences I've had on Elkhorn Creek. The water conditions were GREAT.. I suggest the all day adventure.

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canoeky, Owner at Canoe Kentucky, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2018

Thanks so much for the kind words! That is why we do what we do!

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

My two friends and I signed up for a rafting trip with Canoe Kentucky on a HOT summer day! We had the best guide, Jacob McCowan, who let us stop for two swim breaks and guided us smoothly through the rapids. After rafting in Colorado,...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Love to go here and get away from the hustle and bustle. Turn off your cell phones, get in a canoe or kayak and let nature do its thing. Check in was a breeze, the staff answered all our questions and then it's just up...More

Thank Jadepe74
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Love the river but rising prices are a concern 534007777 The Elkhorn is a gorgeous river and I've used Canoe KY dozens of times to rent a canoe for fishing trips. Canoe KY staff have been helpful and I'm thankful they have been there to...More

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canoeky, Owner at Canoe Kentucky, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2017

We understand and hear your concerns. We hope the excellent service we have offered you in the past will create in you a trust that we will still meet those expectations. Prices have had to rise. As our costs go up, e.g.. insurance, fuel, staffing,etc.,...More

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Drake J
July 10, 2018|
Response from canoeky | Property representative |
We have two types of kayaks, one can go up to around 250, one to 300. If we are talking bigger than that, we have kayaks that can hold 450 comfortably. We would just want to know at the time of reservation so we could plan... More
September 23, 2015|
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Response from canoeky | Property representative |
Unfortunately we are unable to offer lock and dam tours at this tie. WE hope to be able to open them up again soon, so check back to the CKY: Canoe Kentucky website, the operators of the boat, for updates.