KAYAKING ADVENTURES: Kayak the waterways of southeastern Ohio and beyond. Kayaking Adventures can be customized for individuals, families or groups. Call 740.591.9094 to schedule your adventure today.

Note: Day trips are open to all. Weekend and week-long excursions are women only

OHIO TRIPS

Rates
Rates are per person and include a guided paddle, instruction and all equipment.
Up to 2 Hours$30
2 to 4 Hours$40
4 to 7 Hours$60
Birding by kayak$40 ($20 if you provide your own kayak)
Fall Color Paddle$35 ($20 if you provide your own kayak)
Full Moon paddle$35 ($20 if you provide your own kayak)

We offer sunrise and sunset paddles, full moon paddles, fall color paddles, kayak and stretch (Wednesday evenings only), and birding by kayak. Choose your own adventure or consult our schedule for an upcoming trip. Local kayak trips range between two and eight hours and are available by appointment seven days a week. Call 740.591.9094 to schedule.
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HOCKING HILLS FALL COLOR PADDLES NEW!
Skip the crowded trails and take in the fabulous fall color of the forested hills from the seat of a kayak. Trips last three hours, with two outings daily from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Kayaks, pfds, paddles provided. No experience necessary.
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WEDNESDAY EVENING PADDLE AND MEDITATION AT STROUDS RUN NEW!
We'll enjoy the evening by paddling on the gentle waters of Strouds Run followed by a meditation and stretching session on its sandy beaches. Join pilates instructor Deb Murphy and kayaking guide Mimi Morrison on this two-hour journey. No experience necessary.
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PEACEFUL PADDLES ON STROUDíS
Ease into your adventure with these fun paddles along Stroudís sunny shores. Explore the lakeís inlets and watch beaver swimming while turtles sun themselves on fallen logs. This is also an exceptional birding spot. Smell the pine forest and gaze into the steep, forested hillsides that surround the lake. Trips include a special surprise, ranging from a stop to enjoy juicy watermelon on the water to Native-American-style drumming to call you back to the shore. No experience required. Basic paddling instruction and all equipment provided.
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BURR OAK LAKE
Paddle the waters of this pristine lake and explore inlets in search of an eagle during this fun adventure. The 664-acre lake is surrounded by miles of hardwoods and oaks, and is stunning in every season from the violets, orchids and trillium in the spring to its fiery ring of red, orange, and yellow leaves in the fall. Box turtles, waterfowl and beaver all call this spot home. No experience required. Basic paddling instruction and all equipment provided.
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LAKE HOPE
This gentle lake packs plenty of wildlife viewing into its 120 acres. Explore active beaver lodges and catch a glimpse of these industrious animals swimming in the lake. Listen for bull, green, pickerel, spring peepers and grey tree frogs and try to spot pileated woodpeckers along the shore. This is a beautiful spot to watch the sunrise. No experience required. Basic paddling instruction and all equipment provided.
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LAKE LOGAN
A magnificent lake for a sunset paddle, or even a daytime wildlife expedition. Paddle along the peaceful water and explore beautiful inlets, teeming with water lilies and loaded with great blue heron. Also a good spot for eagle watching.
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HOCKING RIVER
Wind your way down the Hocking River for a slightly more challenging adventure. Loose yourself in its giant riverbank trees and learn about local history as you paddle the same route the Native Americans once used. Best suited for half- and full-day adventures. Previous paddling experience required.
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OTHER TRIPS

CAPE COD KAYAKING and CYCLING ADVENTURE - September 18-25, 2010
Feel the ocean breeze and experience all Cape Cod has to offer as you bike along the Cape Cod bike trail and kayak on Pleasant Bay. TOUCH THE EARTH ADVENTURES has planned the trip of trips filled with whale watching, cycling in the dunes, kayaking the marshes and fires on the beach. Learn Cape Codís secrets from the locals and spend nights in a cape house. The sea calls.

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  • No experience required.
  • Basic paddling instruction and all equipment provided
  • 7 nights lodging
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 5 lunches
  • 5 dinners

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN EXCURSION - Check back for details
The ultimate hiking and river kayaking getaway in the scenic mountains of western North Carolina. Experience the deep woods and spectacular views during two hiking day trips along the Appalachian Trail, and enjoy the stunning scenery of a paddle along the French Broad River. Weíll stay in a mountaintop cabin Max Patch Mountain in Pisgah National Forest.
[NOTE **Partial week trip available, call Mimi at 740.591.9094 for more information]
No experience required. $650.00
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  • No experience required
  • Basic paddling instruction and all equipment provided
  • 7 nights lodging
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 5 lunches
  • 5 dinners

SOUTH CAROLINA KAYAKING GETAWAY - April 10-17, 2010

Explore the diverse waterways of the Charleston area with this incredible Low country retreat. Spend three days kayaking along local bays, winding rivers and the Intracoastal Waterway. Explore Charleston with a carriage ride tour of the historic downtown. Weíll wind up the week with a private boat trip to Bull Island (part of the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge) and a beach cookout and clambake.
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  • 6 nights lodging
  • 6 breakfasts
  • 5 lunches
  • 5 dinners

TOUCH tHE eARTH aDVENTURES
PO BOX 326
Athens, OH 45701

740-591-9094

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