Kayaking & canoeing in Chicago

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  • PrairieGodmother
    Flossmoor, IL18 contributions
    We kayaked down the Chicago River with our guide, Adam, who was entirely entertaining, knowledgeable, humorous, and very dedicated to our safety. His witty and accurate information about the river's skyline as well as some Chicago history was beyond good. I'm a history nut and he was not only right about what he told us but I learned some history along the way.
    Written 15 August 2022
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  • Raheeq
    1 contribution
    I've done two kayaking adventures with Wateriders in the past couple of months. The first was as a school trip but I also recently did the sunset tour with two of my other friends and we all loved it! We live in Chicago but thought kayaking on the Chicago river would be exciting and it definitely was. It's a unique experience that I'd recommend to anyone from out of town or anyone who just likes kayaking in general. It's great for beginners as well because the guides are super helpful and did a good job explaining how to navigate the river. They also were really knowledgable on the history of the city and had some cool stories they shared. Overall, I'd definitely go back again and 100% would recommend (:
    Written 15 August 2022
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  • Captain Adventure
    Calgary, Canada5 contributions
    What a great way to see the city, learn about ecology & architecture and enjoy nature! Our guides Anthony and Evan were knowledgeable and friendly.
    Written 12 August 2022
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  • selopr2
    Chicago, IL7 contributions
    This is a great are to see wildlife in the city and a great number of people living here don't even know it exists. I suggest doing one of the early evening cardio kayak classes during the summer and you'll get to see herons, seagulls, and maybe a coyote. If you're an experienced kayaker you don't have to stay with the class. Go early and paddle as far north or south as you can in the first 50 minutes of the 1.5 hour session.
    Written 20 August 2017
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  • bwoe
    Salzburg, Austria532 contributions
    excellent place to hang out on a hot summers day, kayak or canoe with the family around the lagoons. everything provided on spot. safety equipment, single or double kayaks, canoes, etc. wonderful birdlife to watch, turtles sunbathing, fireflies.
    Written 15 August 2018
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