|Participants can enjoy these runs in small groups of 6 up to a large group of 28. Although trip locations are sometimes dependent on weather and water conditions, back up plans are readily available. Custom program dates are available for groups of 10 or more. All equipment is provided. Pre-registration and a $20 /group deposit is required by noon on the Friday prior. Deposit is transferable only with advance notice by noon on the Friday prior.
Review the following options and schedule your trip today to ensure availability!
Click here for a downloadable trip registration form. Call (812) 479-0771 ext. 105 for more information.
2015 Canoe Evansville Schedule
Download the 2015 Canoe Evansville Schedule
Paddle With Your Pooch And Canoe Evansville
Take your pooch for a family-friendly paddle on a scenic lake.
Experienced naturalist guides and canoe equipment will be provided (dog life jackets are recommended but not provided).
Pre-registration and a $20 /group deposit is required by noon on the Friday prior. Deposit is transferable only with advance notice by noon on the Friday prior.
Join Canoe Evansville for a new twist on the classic poker run: a Poker Paddle!
Enjoy the scenic view and quiet waters of nearby Lynnville Lake as you collect your poker hand from a canoe! Canoes, paddles and personal floatation devices will be provided.
Go on a paddling adventure to explore local waterways around the Evansville region.
Join us on a paddle to explore this new Canoe Evansville destination. Experience a scenic paddle around and about the lake's undulating shoreline to enjoy local scenery and wildlife. Trip leaves from Wesselman Woods. Cost is $20/person or $70/family of 4. Pre registration required by noon on Friday prior. Call Neal Bogan at 479-0771 ext. 105.
* Patoka River Trip
This all day trip takes you through the Patoka River Wildlife Refuge. We travel about 16 miles down the Patoka River through some of the best bottomland habitat in Indiana. This is a great trip to see migratory birds and other native wildlife including eagles, otters, deer, and many other species. We will be on the water for around 6 hours with a lunch break. Participants should bring a bag lunch and bottled water. Binoculars and cameras can be brought but are the individuals responsibility. Pre-registration required. $25 per person, $20 /group deposit is required by noon on the Friday prior.
For reservations or more information, call (812) 479-0771 ext. 105
Let’s go Canoeing! We invite you to join us on the beautiful and scenic Pigeon Creek. Get away from the stress of everyday city life and see the heart of Evansville.
The creek is a wildlife oasis in the middle of a bustling city. It provides habitats for various fish, waterfowl, and mammals.
Outdoor aquatic ecology, recreation, and education are waiting for you. Choose the trip option that best fits you or your group’s needs!
Wildlife in the City:
This trip takes you along the Pigeon Creek Greenway passage and into the heart of the city of Evansville. Learn about the geology, ecology, and the environmental implications of city water trails. Relax on this 5 mile trip and find out how the Pigeon Creek corridor is an oasis of wildlife, hidden to the public eye.
Check the WNS Events Calendar for scheduled trips click here. Pre-registration required by noon the Friday prior. Or contact us if you would like to book a private trip for your group or organization. Trip leaves from the Wesselman Woods Nature Center.
Age: 7 and up
Cost: $20 per person
Average Length: About 3 hours