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Birch Bark Canoe Livery

1455 River Rd, Urbana, OH 43078-9381
+1 937-652-2663
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Amazing time on the water

Was an amazing time. Kayaking the river was beautiful and peaceful time. Great staff would... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brandon G
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Great Time!

Everything from making the reservation to parking to drop off was seamless. They were VERY busy on... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
alprmwe
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Sidney, Ohio
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Canoe through the unspoiled, cool and clear waters of the Mad River in Champaign County. The Mad River is an excellent river for you to discover the great outdoors by canoe. The river in our section, for the most part, is just 2-3 feet deep, with some very small pools reaching 5 feet. The water is clear enough to see the river bottom your entire trip. It has a light current, based on recent weather, to carry you along, but is not so strong that you can't paddle against it if you want to try your paddling skills. Short shallow rapids along the way provide a pleasurable change of pace. Many families and groups have found the Mad River to be a great way to discover the wonderful enjoyment of canoeing in Ohio!
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2 days ago
“Great Time!”
6 days ago
“Thank you Birch Bark from Recovery Zone of Champaign and Logan County Ohio”
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1455 River Rd, Urbana, OH 43078-9381
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was an amazing time. Kayaking the river was beautiful and peaceful time. Great staff would definitely do it again. Is an easy stroll down the river so it is for all skill levels

Thank Brandon G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Everything from making the reservation to parking to drop off was seamless. They were VERY busy on a Saturday in July when it was near 100 degrees. You would have never known. They were on time with everything. It was nice and cool on the...More

Thank alprmwe
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The trip was fun. The air was cool, the staff was friendly and helpful. They have upgraded some of the facilities and made it a nice area. The only issue we had was the van ride to the launch. The van was filled with dust...More

Thank peacekeeper338
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Birch Bark Canoe Livery, is such a fun activity to do as a group, as a family, really worth every moment. And their deals are outstanding. Thank you Birch Bark Canoe Livery for allowing Recovery Zone of Champaign and Logan County to enjoy a very...More

Thank Cynthia W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The folks at Birch Bark did a great job getting us on the river in good order and providing good information to all the guests according to their experience levels. We thoroughly enjoyed the Scout (5-mile trip), and found it to be a casual, peaceful,...More

Thank Steve P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We traveled in a group of 2 canoes and 3 kayaks for 7 people ( kids ages 8-16 plus parents) and had a blast.

Thank Karen W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there yesterday on the 4th of July and had a terrific time! There were plenty of staff on hand and they were all dressed in red, white, and blue! We have been there numerous times, and always enjoyed ourselves. The river was so...More

Thank Nicky C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously fun! The first time was canoeing for a teenager birthday party and they all had a blast. The 2nd time was family tubing and that is also super fun. Highly recommended!

Thank Bev B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my wife, daughters and our dog. Had a great time. They are very busy but we got to our canoe quickly and on our way. Staff is very friendly and attentive to your needs

Thank hkorsini
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We canoe once or twice a year here and always have a great time. They can accommodate large groups and equipment is always in good condition. Staff is friendly and river is beautiful.

Thank Karyl S
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