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Canoeing in Ohio

Canoeing Locations in Ohio

Canoeing in Ohio

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All of our Ohio paddling locations are from paddlers like you. Search thousands of put-in and take-out locations on our locations map!

Guide to Canoeing in Ohio

With over 10 river trails and state parks alike, Ohio has plenty of canoe miles ready for you! Read on for guides to planning your own kayaking trip to Ohio, seeking out an outfitted trip, connecting with other Ohio paddlers, and many other resources! Find info on popular Ohio paddling destinations such as:

  • Little Miami River
  • Hocking River
  • Lake Erie
  • Big Darby Creek
  • Ohio River

Plan a Canoeing or Kayaking Trip to Ohio

Over the years, many of our paddlers have paddled throughout Ohio and were so generous to share their paddling experiences with us in a community trip report. Read a few examples of Ohio community trip reports or view all Ohio community trips below:

Have you paddled in Ohio? Post Your Trip and share with the community!

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Articles About Ohio Paddling

The Great Lakes: A Little Slice of the Sea

Deep in the heart of North America, surrounded by forest and field, there is an ocean. A vast inland sea containing nearly a quarter of the world's fresh water — enough to flood the lower 48 states to a depth of almost ten feet — the Great Lakes contain upwards of 35,000 islands, and their 10,000 miles of shore rival that of the US ocean coastlines.

Connect with Canoers in Ohio

Looking to connect with other paddlers in Ohio? Below are a number of resources to help get you started:

Other resources

Ohio hosts 10 River Trails and 10 state Park Lakes, which are awaiting you to explore on your kayak, canoe, or paddleboard!

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