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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Love the river but rising prices are a concern
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
Date of experience: May 2017
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
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
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, as those are not our normal rental boats but readily available. Canoes hold up to 600 pounds, but capacity is not the big deal as much as room to sit for bigger people. They tend to be fairly narrow vessels.
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502 227 4492 Ext. 8
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.