Have fun AND STAY SAFE

Age regulations

  •  All children must be at least 12 AND weigh 75+lbs. to accompany parent/legal guardian in a kayak, canoe or raft 
  • No one under 18 in a tube or boat without parent 
  • Must be at least 14 to rent a tube with parent
  •  Must be 18 to paddle own boat without accompaniment of legal guardian, with on-site safety training and proof of age photo I.D.
  •  All boaters under the age of 18 must wear their PFD (life jacket) at all times while on the river  

Paddling Safety Tips & State Laws

  • You can not operate any of our equipment if you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Operating any boat under the influence of alcohol or drugs is prohibited (Section 1547.11 Ohio Revised Code) 
  •  Alcoholic beverages are not permitted on the river 
  •  No Glass or Styrofoam coolers on the river 
  •  ALWAYS WEAR YOUR LIFE JACKET U.S. Coast Guard-approved lifejackets are required for every person (Section 1547.25 of the Ohio Revised Code)
  • Always be on the lookout for hazards in the river: Avoid low hanging branches, storm debris, and potential 'strainers' (areas of fallen timber that allow water to flow through but can snag a boat and its operator) 
  •  Do NOT stand in the boat or raft  
  •  Littering on a waterway is illegal and just not right (Section 1531.29 Ohio Revised Code) PACK IT IN:PACK IT OUT · Respect wildlife and their homes: Don't feed wildlife 
  •  Be considerate and helpful to others 
  •  Give fisherman a wide berth  

PET FRIENDLY!

  • We welcome dogs, if they are friendly and well socialized 
  • Please insure that they are kept on a leash at all times while at the livery and for stops on shore along the way 
  •  Owners must be responsible for proper doggie waste disposal at the livery and any stops along the gravel bars and shore 
  • Be sure to keep a close eye on them as there are plenty of exciting noises, smells, and things that might catch their eyes  

What you may want to bring

  • Soft sided cooler (for rafts) 
  • Trash bags 
  • Sunglasses 
  • Sunscreen & hat 
  • Water appropriate water shoes 
  • Plenty of water to stay hydrated 
  • Dress appropriate for a day in the water and a change of dry clothes back in your car 
  • Water proof bags (for important items)