DAY TRIP OVERVIEW
Customers will park in Paoli where a shuttle will take them to the starting point.
Shuttles run roughly every 25 minutes on Saturdays & Sundays, 45 minutes Wed – Fri.
Pick up is the corner of Canal St & Range Trail. Park anywhere nearby where allowable.
Shuttles run 8:30am – 1:00pm. Estimate 3-4 hours to return to Paoli where you finish.
Kayaks are single person sit in style and rent for $45 each, 3 person canoes are $65 each.
Shuttle service, paddles, and life vests are included. Parking is available at the Valley Road starting point if you wish to provide your own transportation. A detailed confirmation will be emailed when reserving online.
EXPERIENCE LEVEL SUGGESTION; this section of river is appropriate for most novice, intermediate, and experienced paddlers. FIRST TIME PADDLERS: Please consider gaining basic skills prior to paddling this section, being accompanied by an experience paddler, or using our basic guide and instruction service.
Day trips are reserved through the website, or can be called in prior to 11am the same day. It is highly advised reservations be made a few days ahead of time, we regularly sell out. All reservations are first come first serve. Your reservation will include all sizes of PFDs needed. All equipment will be assigned and waiting for you at the landing where you start. Sugar River staff will assist with equipment pick up, provide safety information, and getting you on the river. Your river trip will end at the historic Paoli Mill Park. This is also the location of the Hop Garden Tap Room, Molina Taqueria, My Tipsy Gypsy, live music, beer garden, and different festivals throughout the year. You will park near the Paoli Mill Park in the morning and catch the Sugar River Outfitters Shuttle to Valley Road to get started. Parking is available in a small parking lot on the east side of Range Trail between Paoli Rd and Canal St or around the Paoli Town Square. Customers can catch the shuttle at the corner of Range Trail & Canal St in Paoli. Shuttles run roughly every 25 minutes starting at 8:30 am thru 1pm Friday thru Sunday. Wednesday and Thursday shuttles run roughly every 45 min. Trip times can vary based on pace and water speed, but most finish in about 3 hours. We ask all paddlers finish by 5pm. For more information on Paoli please go to https://www.discoverpaoli.com/local-merchants
Day Trips are available Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, & Holidays. Expanded service is possible if demand warrants. Call with any special requests. All 12 canoes are high impact plastic with 3 molded seats each, all 22 kayaks are single person “sit in” style. Please call 608-692-7910 with any questions or concerns. Thank you!