It’s summertime! Time for swim suits, canoeing and kayaking fun! Grab your paddles and head to one of our many parks/nature areas to enjoy a day outside on the water. Here is a list of great spots to make some special water memories!
- River Junction Canoe Trips – Private camp located 6 miles north of Lafayette at the confluence of the Tippecanoe and Wabash rivers offers a boat ramp with fees and canoe rentals.
- Wabash River Boat Tours – The Wabash River Enhancement Corporation invites you
on a six mile journey to discover history, culture, recreational
opportunities and natural beauty of the mighty river.
- Wildcat Canoe and Kayak Too –wildlife viewing opportunities (great blue herons, owls, turtles, kingfishers, deer and more). Experience one of Indiana’s few designated natural scenic rivers!
- Bicentennial Nature Area – 196 acre property featuring a large pond (approximately 70 acres) that is great for kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and windboards.
- Davis Ferry Park – 13 acres, boat launch and access to Wabash Heritage Trail, fishing bridge spanning the river.
- Fairfield Lakes – 4 stocked lakes, 99.4 acres, and Wildcat Creek access.
- Fort Ouiatenon – 89 acres, Wabash River access and a boat ramp.
- Granville Park – 14.6 acres with boat access to the Wabash River.
- Mascouten Park – 15 acres, Wabash River access, boat ramp and picnic tables.
- Shamrock Park – 11 acres, dog and community park with boat ramp.
- Tapawingo Park – Canoe access only, 20 acres, Wabash River access, sandy banks, paved hiking trails and accessible playground.
- Wildcat Park – Wildcat Creek access
- Wolfe’s Leisure Time Campground – Wabash River access and boat ramp (with fees).
Share with us your favorite Lafayette-West Lafayette canoe and/or kayak spot? Where do you like to enjoy a hot summer afternoon paddling along?
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