Kayak Trips

Rates, Trip Descriptions and General Info

Most kayaks are one man vessels, where the paddler sits down in the boat. They are generally easier to maneuver, but a little bit tippier than a canoe. When handled by an experienced paddler, kayaks tend to be faster then canoes.

All of our kayaks are good for beginners. The paddler is not sealed in the cockpit and no rolling is necessary.

Trip Descriptions/Pricing

There are two trip options. Both trips are good for beginners. The Hocking River is generally a calm smooth river with a few riffles, islands and sand bars. The stretch the trips run on is Class I. We transport you upstream and you canoe back to the building and your car with the current. All paddling times are approximate, based on the average time of an average paddler in average river conditions. Both trips run on the Hocking River. Adverse river conditions may make an alternate waterway necessary. Both trips provide great fishing opportunities.

Trip A – Crockett’s Trip

Miles: 5    Approximate Paddling Time: 1.5 hours.

Follow the scenic Hocking River lined by trees and fields. There are several islands and sandbars near the start of the trip that make great stopping places for a little exploration or a picnic lunch. This is a great beginner’s trip, especially for young children, nervous adults, and those short on time. Available by canoe, kayak or raft. See map of the trip.

KayakTrip A*Approx Paddle Time
 $35.001.5 hours
*All prices are before tax.

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Trip B – Rockbridge Trip

Miles: 7  Approximate Paddling Time: 2-3 hours

Our most popular trip has two extra miles on the scenic Hocking River. There are more islands and sandbars, a few narrow areas, and more riffles, as well as several viewing spots for observing people on the zip line. It also provides an  opportunity to hike up and see the Natural Rock Bridge, a natural work of art.  See map of the trip.

KayakTrip B*Approx Paddle Time
 $40.002-3 hours
*All prices are before tax.


*Paddling times are at your own pace. So relax and enjoy your trip!

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Hourly Rentals – $15.00/Hour for Canoe or Kayak

Rentals include a life vest and paddle, as well as complimentary transportation to the starting points. The prices do not include sales tax. Sales tax will be added for groups without a valid tax exemption number. Special rates are available for Spring and Fall trips. Call 800-634-6820 for details.

Shuttle Times: Click here for for shuttle times

Don’t forget your participant agreement!

Save time on the day of your trip — read and sign your Participant Agreement  online.
A signed Participant Agreement is needed for each person going on a river trip.
Adults need to be on separate sheets, with the exception of two adults who are married (to each other), then they may sign on the same sheet.
Minors must have a parent or guardian sign for them. Minors can be on the same sheet as their parent or guardian. Click here to access the agreement.

Cancellation Policy

*If a scheduled river trip is cancelled at least 7 days before the trip date, a refund of the trip less a $10 processing fee will be given.
*If a scheduled river trip is cancelled within the 7 days before the trip date, the customer may reschedule the trip within a year or a refund of 50% of the trip will be issued.
 *If Fox’s Hocking Hills Canoe Livery cancels a trip due to weather, the customer may reschedule the trip or will be  offered a full refund.