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Upper Iowa River Kayak Packpaddle

The Upper Iowa River has been recommended as one of the top 100 adventures in the US by National Geographic Adventure Magazine. The remote nature of the river, towering limestone bluffs, public natural areas, exceptional fishery, and abundant wildlife, draw visitors from around the world!

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Upper Iowa River Kayak Packpaddle
Upper Iowa River Kayak Packpaddle

Time & Location

Jul 06, 2023, 3:00 PM – Jul 09, 2023, 5:00 PM

Decorah, Decorah, IA 52101, USA

Guests

About The Event

3 days, and 2 nights on the Upper Iowa River. More information to follow. 10-12' kayaks are recommended. 

Day 1-Ddeparting in the early afternoon from the Chicagoland suburbs, we will drive to Iowa and camp for the night. 

Day 2-Head to the launch point, prepare our gear and kayaks spend the day leisurely paddling downriver.  Approximately 10 miles. We will end the day by camping at a local campground right on the river!

Day 3 (Saturday)-Depart the campground, spending the day taking our time paddling downriver, approximately 15 miles.

Day 4 (Sunday)- Depart the campground, paddle downriver a few miles stopping to visit a local waterfall before ending the trip.

Tickets

  • Admission w/Kayak (Single)

    This ticket option includes transportation from a predetermined pickup point, or you can meet us at a take-out point and we will shuttle you to the starting point. A 9.5-foot kayak, life vest, paddle, anchor, and (2) ten-liter dry bags to store your gear. If you choose to meet us at the event we will contact you to discuss our takeout point.

    $375.50
  • Admission w/Kayak (Tandem)

    This ticket option includes transportation from a predetermined pickup point, or you can meet us at a take-out point and we will shuttle you to the starting point. A 14.5 foot tandem kayak, life vest, paddle, anchor, and (2) ten-liter dry bags to store your gear. If you choose to meet us at the event we will contact you to discuss our takeout point.

    $360.50
  • Admission w/o Kayak

    This ticket option includes roundtrip transportation for you, your kayak, and your gear from a predetermined pickup point.

    $325.00
  • Gear Rental

    Includes the following: sleeping pad, sleeping bag, tent, stove w/fuel, long-handled spoon, trowel, water filter, headlamp, and (2) ten-liter dry bags.

    $200.00
  • Weekend Meal Package

    This package includes everything you will need including breakfast bars/breakfast meal, protein/energy/meal replacement bars, jerky, nuts, lunch meal, dehydrated backpacking meal, and a dessert. This will be enough food for 2.5 days, the entire length of the trip.

    $100.00

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