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Experience the Thrill of Kayaking in Hocking Hills

When you come to visit Hocking Hills you will find that it is an outdoor enthusiast’s playground waiting to be explored. There are plenty of hiking trails and areas that can be traversed on land. There are also plenty of spots for you to explore by water too, particularly when you kayak around the local lakes and rivers. Kayaking in Hocking Hills is a popular activity here in the area that is worth checking out during your next visit. Take a look at what you need to know for kayaking and where to go:

Lake Logan State Park

One of the top destinations in the area for locals and tourists alike for kayaking is lake Logan State Park. This local park is nearby many of our vacation rentals and will host a thrilling adventure out on the water. Lake Logan has been named one of the finest lakes in the entire state as it offers plenty of designated swimming areas and boating areas. The surrounding scenery is beautiful and makes for the perfect spot for a picnic right by the shore. For all of your Hocking Hills kayaking needs look no further than Lake Logan Marina. The marina is one of the only spots directly on the lake where you can pick up a boat rental to paddle around with. Available boats include pontoons, pedal boats, paddle boats, and of course kayaks. Rentals are available by the hour for a two-hour minimum. You can grab your kayak from the marina and take it right into the water, so you do not have to worry about hauling it around. Single rider and double rider kayaks are available. You can even reserve your kayak rental in advance. Another great spot right on the lake you can find additional kayaks include Lake Logan Beach House. They also offer rentals by the hour perfect for a quick trip right onto the water. Paddling around Lake Logan State Park will be a memorable and relaxing experience that makes for a great day at the lake.

Enjoy a Guided Tour on Hocking River

Another great way to experience some kayaking here in Hocking Hills is by joining one of the many guided tours that will take you down the rivers and lakes. One of the most popular tour companies in the area is Adventure Pro River Trips. This local company offers affordable prices to ensure that everyone can enjoy a guided trip down Hocking River. Each trip is safe and enjoyable even if you are a first-time kayaker. Their 3-mile river trip is the most popular option and takes kayakers up to two and a half hours to complete depending on the current. If you are feeling more adventurous, there are also the 6-and 8-mile guided river trips that are exclusive to kayak renters. These longer trips will take several hours but are perfect for those looking to explore a vast length of Hocking River. In addition to guided trips, you can also rent kayaks and other watercraft to use at your leisure. Make sure to grab a cooler carrier to so you can pull a cooler with you on your trip.

Another great tour company along Hocking River is Hocking Hills Canoeing. They are also situated right along Hocking River and have been providing incredible tours since 1976. Enjoy Crockett’s Run for a quick 2- to 3-hour trip that is perfect for beginners. The Natural Rockbridge Trip is the perfect combination of kayaking and hiking that will have you explore a portion of the Natural Rockbridge area. You can also find special group rates if you are taking a group of people out onto the river.

Hocking Hills Canoe Livery is also located on Hocking River and offers enjoyable kayak tours and rentals. 5- and 7-mile river trips are available and offer incredible viewing spots. Hocking Hills Canoe Livery also offers transportation to the river to make it even easier for you to get to. Don’t forget to reserve your kayak in advance especially if you are visiting during a busy holiday weekend!

Stay Close to Hocking River

Many of our vacation rentals can be found all around Hocking Hills and Logan making it easy for you to get to these kayaking locations. Some of our rentals may even include kayaks or other watercraft so make sure to look at the included amenities when booking. You cannot go wrong with staying near Hocking River or Lake Logan State Park when visiting Hocking Hills!

Book Today for Hocking Hills

You will find a variety of outdoor activities including kayaking when you visit Hocking Hills. As mentioned, you will find properties near the water and other parts of the area. Find your favorite rental and get ready for Hocking Hills.

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