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Explore The Amazing Harrods Creek Park

Take a stunning Harrods Creek kayaking trip with Nachand Canoe & Kayak Rentals! One of the main waterways for Louisville kayaking is Harrods Creek, arguably one of the most peaceful locations to kayak. When you rent one of our kayaks near Louisville, you'll get to step away from the hustle and bustle of the city to appreciate the beautiful landscape and wildlife as you explore the creek.

We can't wait to help you explore Harrods Creek like never before. When you choose our canoe or kayak rentals, you will enjoy an entire day or a few hours on the water with the people you love most. What better way to enjoy your vacation to Louisville than embarking on a peaceful journey on the creek with your family or best friends?

NACHAND CANOE & KAYAK RENTALS

Kayaking Adventures

Duration
4 hours
Group Size
no limit

Single Kayak

Take a paddle up historic Harrods Creek. One of the oldest water ways in Kentucky. The creek is rich in history as it was one of the first water ways used in the 1700's. It runs from Henry County, past the forests and cliffs and great Blue Heron rookeries all the way down to the Ohio River!

Duration
4 hours
Group Size
no limit

Tandem Kayak

Explore the scenic beauty of Harrods Creek on our Tandem Kayak. Create lasting memories and enjoy the great outdoors with your favorite paddling partner. Your adventure never stops as you take a paddle down one of the connecting waterways of the Ohio River!

Duration
4 hours
Group Size
no limit

Stand Up Paddleboard

Challenge yourself and experience the freedom and excitement of stand-up paddleboarding as you create unforgettable memories and connect with the great outdoors. It is your best choice for Louisville, KY paddleboarding!

Duration
4 hours
Group Size
no limit

Kayak/Paddleboard Hybrid

Expand your horizons as you switch between kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding, exploring new territories and embracing the thrill of adventure. This features an integrated seat that allows you to sit back and relax while you paddle or stand up and test your core strength as you paddle around. It's also lightweight so you can easily carry it with you wherever your day takes you!

Duration
4 hours
Group Size
no limit

Three Person Canoe

Discover the joy of canoeing with our three-person canoe, expertly designed to accommodate you and your loved ones on a thrilling water adventure. A three-person canoe rental is a great way to enjoy the scenic beauty of historic Harrods Creek, while also including your whole family.

Duration
8 hours
Group Size
no limit

Full Day Rental (8 hours)

Immerse yourself in a day of adventure with our full-day rental packages for kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddle boards. With a generous 8-hour rental period, you'll have ample time to explore the waterways at your own pace and discover the hidden gems of nature. Whether you choose the tranquility of a kayak, the versatility of a canoe, or the thrill of stand-up paddleboarding, our top-quality equipment ensures a comfortable and enjoyable experience. Whether you're a solo explorer, a couple seeking a romantic outing, or a group of friends in search of outdoor fun, our full-day rentals offer the freedom to create cherished memories and embrace the beauty of the great outdoors.

Why choose us?

The Ultimate Location For Kayak Rentals

Our wide array of rental options is one of the components that make us a unique option for kayaking in Louisville. Our expert staff will help you pick out the kayak of your choice for easiest experience while kayaking Louisville waterways, or choose from an assortment of stand up paddleboards and canoes. Take in the peaceful site of wildlife as you paddle the creek and have a blast with your loved ones in comfortable kayaks.

Fun

There's nothing quite like paddling down a quiet creek as you enjoy the scenery of the wilderness! Leave the stress of your day-to-day behind while you paddle. For more excitement jump in the water...

There's nothing quite like paddling down a quiet creek as you enjoy the scenery of the wilderness! Leave the stress of your day-to-day behind while you paddle. For more excitement jump in the water for refreshing swim! You'll be sure to have fun in the sun as you kayak or canoe the Harrod's creek near Louisville, KY.

Family Friendly

Because our rentals allow you to choose the time you have on the water, you can plan the optimal day in Louisville with your friends and family. Pull off at various access points along the creek to...

Because our rentals allow you to choose the time you have on the water, you can plan the optimal day in Louisville with your friends and family. Pull off at various access points along the creek to explore the terrain with your kiddos, or take a break from all the paddling and enjoy a glorious picnic spot at Harrod's Creek Park. There's also a variety of restaurants that you can paddle right up to. The kids will love the versatility, and you're sure to enjoy watching them frolic through nature instead of being seated in front of a screen!

Exciting

Kayaking in Louisville waterways is not only a heart-pumping adventure to have with family and friends, but it gives you an unbeatable opportunity to see parts of Kentucky you just can't see when staying in the city.

Kayaking in Louisville waterways is not only a heart-pumping adventure to have with family and friends, but it gives you an unbeatable opportunity to see parts of Kentucky you just can't see when staying in the city.

Location

Discover The Beauty Of Prospect, Kentucky

We are located in Prospect, Kentucky, a stunningly quaint community set apart from the busy tourist city of Louisville with a lake and rivers to paddle. You'll be surrounded by sprawling farmlands and lush bottomland forests brimming with wildlife and plenty of trails to set off on a nature-filled adventure with your family and friends. Not too far away, you'll find the notorious location of the Kentucky Derby, the Churchill Downs. We are also close to downtown Louisville where you can enjoy a variety of experiences such as museums, restaurants, and areas to fish or swim in the nearby parks.

Not far from our beautiful town of Prospect lies Floyds Fork, which is another great place to set off with your kayak or canoe in a lake or river near Louisville. It stretches to the Salt River, which eventually spills out to meet the roaring waters of the Ohio River. With plenty of lakes to have a picnic or cool off with a swimming session, there's always something relaxing and fun to do with your family or friends here around Prospect and Louisville.

Frequently asked questions

Most frequent questions and answers

All rentals include Vessel, paddles & Life vest. You can bring your own life vest if you like.

Yes, all pets are welcome provided they are friendly and good around children. Life vests for your pet are recommended but by no means mandatory.

Yes, school field trips, youth groups, party’s, corporate events. Ask about group discounts.

All rentals are 4 or 8 hours long. If you are looking for a shorter rental, we do offer a 2 hour walk-up rental for those open to paddling at 4pm.

Call for availability.

No, Harrods Creek is know as flat water that welcomes all ages over 2 years old. The creek consists of over 14 miles of smooth water.

No, unlike some creeks or streams, Harrods Creek is always at least 5 ft deep.

No! You can simply walk-in, just keep in mind their may be a wait. But we promise to get you in as soon as possible.

Just call our office to make arrangements.

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