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Contact for More Information

Zach Garcia

Phone: (812) 479-0771
Extension: 102

Enjoy local, naturalist-guided canoe trips for groups and individuals:

  • April 1st through October 1st
  • Public trips can scheduled on weekdays or weekends
  • Customized trips also available, please specify in the registration form. 


  • $12 per person for all groups wanting to canoe. 

How to Register

  • Online: CLICK HERE to register online. In the notes sections, please specify it is a Canoe Evansville trip. 
  • In-Person: Register in person at the Nature Center.
  • Waivers:  Must be filled out for each trip. Click to download ADULT or MINOR waivers.
  • Deadline: You must register at least a month in advance for a Canoe Evansville trip. 
  • Payment: Payment due at the time of reservation OR the day of the trip. 

Equipment Provided

Canoes, paddles, and personal flotation devices are provided. For more information about what to bring and what not to bring, see Preparing for Your Trip.


All programs are guided by trained canoe guides. Guides provide instruction in basic canoe skills and safety.

Age and Experience Restrictions

  • Children must be at least 7 years old to participate.
  • Children ages 7 through 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Prior experience is not required, except as noted below.
  • Guides may need to impose experience restrictions when weather and water conditions are not ideal. The staff of Canoe Evansville will determine a participant’s ability to participate in a particular trip.