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Higher Pursuits

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Great canoeing experience and great staff!!

We brought a group of 10 women, and we were thrilled with the customer service, equipment, and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sandra M
Courteous Staff!

Higher Pursuits lives up to their name and will ensure you feel safe, valued, and taken care of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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At our Duck River Canoe Base we provide canoe and kayak rentals on the scenic Duck River located near Columbia, TN. Our goal is connect you with the natural wonder of the river while providing great service, quality equipment and a family friendly...more
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3114 Cheeks Bend Rd, Columbia, TN 38401-7864
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We brought a group of 10 women, and we were thrilled with the customer service, equipment, and beauty of the Duck River. This is a top-notch operation!! We chose the 8.5 mile paddle and thought we were running short of time, so we paddled hard...More

Thank Sandra M
Jan S, Owner at Higher Pursuits, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for bringing your group, we are glad your group had a great day with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Higher Pursuits lives up to their name and will ensure you feel safe, valued, and taken care of while in their care.

Thank gratefulpamela
Jan S, Owner at Higher Pursuits, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So glad you had a great day on the water and enjoyed the Duck River

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our first time out on the Duck River. We had checked their FB page, as they do weather updates to determine routes & such, and they let us know if we needed to cancel due to rain it was no problem. We decided...More

Thank Kyle W
Jan S, Owner at Higher Pursuits, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for joining us, we are glad the weather worked out for your trip.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have used several rental companies around middle TN and this is by far the best. The location and process is peaceful and seamless and doesn't seem like a herd of cattle getting sent into the river like other rental places. The Duck is absolutely...More

Thank knroberts5150
Jan S, Owner at Higher Pursuits, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your business. Thanks for the kind words, we are glad you had a great day on the water.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have used Higher Pursuits many times and think the service is excellent! Went yesterday with some friends from work-all newbies and they had an excellent time! Thanks for the great customer service/experience!

Thank bhuse2018
Jan S, Owner at Higher Pursuits, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for joining us, we are glad you had a great day

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were thrilled with the whole experience. The whole staff was friendly and helpful. The pick up and drop off was seamless. The river was beautiful. This is a great adventure for the whole family.

Thank roachma
Jan S, Owner at Higher Pursuits, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for joining us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our church group visited and we had a wonderful time and experience!!! I highly recommend Higher Pursuits!! Super Friendly and helpful staff and kayaks were in excellent condition. Super nice place!!!! We will be back!!

Thank Jennifer C
Jan S, Owner at Higher Pursuits, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for bringing your group down to paddle with us. Glad you had a great experience.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great family day on the river. My husband and I paddled tandem kayaks, one with each of our kids, ages 3 and 6. We enjoyed several swimming spots and the water cave! The staff at Higher Pursuits were all very friendly and...More

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Jan S, Owner at Higher Pursuits, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for bringing your family, it is always great to see kids learning to enjoy paddling and the river.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I rented a tandem kayak and chose the longer 8.5 mile float on the Duck river this weekend. This stretch of the river is beautiful and even on a busy holiday weekend was relaxing. Check-in, pick-up, and drop-off were all extremely organized...More

Thank Michelle C
Jan S, Owner at Higher Pursuits, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you had a great day and a great paddling trip.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our company for a fun outing and used Higher Pursuits. They were wonderful to work with. Their equipment was nice, they were thorough with their directions, and their business location was well kept. I had spoken with an owner on the phone ahead...More

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Jan S, Owner at Higher Pursuits, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for bringing your team out. It is always a great way to help a team form a stronger bond

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If the river level is good, there are several places you can stop and eat lunch along your route. There are several good swim spots as well. Let know if you have any other questions. Jan Co-owner, Higher Pursuits
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