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309 West Main Street, Richmond, KY

Kayaking Info & Tips

We sell and rent kayaks and Stand-up Paddleboards (SUPs)! We carry kayaks for any need–most of the boats that we sell are sit-on-top style kayaks for fishing or recreational use.  We sell hardcore whitewater boats, touring kayaks, and race boats, as well as Stand Up Paddleboards and give lessons on how to use them. We also have the accessories to deck out your boat for any situation.

We provide our clients advice, kayak classes & training, group trips, suggested waterways in Central KY, and the best quality and staff tested gear for your next safe and prepared Kayaking trip.

Our staff is trained and experienced with our inventory, as well as being avid kayakers.  So come in, ask questions, browse our inventory and learn more.


Kayaking Links:

Both Madison and Laurel counties have great whitewater and flatwater paddling opportunities from lakes and slow rivers to roaring torrents and waterfalls. Let us show you what we can do to outfit your water adventures.

Kentucky Tourism Water Adventures:  Nine of Kentucky’s rivers are designated as Kentucky Wild Rivers, which protect their right-of-ways from construction, and any other man-made intrusions. The Wild River corridors comprise a total of 114 miles of water and over 26,000 acres of land.

Red River Gorge Canoe, Kayak & Paddling:  Red River Adventure is the only canoe and kayak outfitter located directly in the Red River Gorge.  Park your car at our riverside campground and let us take you up-river to begin your Red River Adventure!  Your canoe or kayak adventure ends back at our campground and your parked car.

Paddling in Kentucky:  The following destinations are reports and descriptions of places to canoe or kayak in Kentucky.

Mammoth Cave Canoeing & Kayaking: Mammoth Cave Canoe & Kayak offers a variety of canoe trips through Mammoth Cave National Park on the slow moving Green River.  Trips range from a three hour paddle to a three day camping excursion.