Ft. Ancient Canoeing

Canoe Trips and Rates for Morgan's Little Miami River

Special Pricing Reminders

Morgan's charges per canoe.  A canoe will accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 small children (weight limit not to exceed 550 lbs.). There are only 2 seats in all canoes.

The youngest age we allow in our canoes is 3 years.

Dogs on leashes are permitted in the canoes.

PRIVATE SHUTTLE SERVICE:  Morgan's will shuttle your privately owned canoe or kayak for a minimal fee:

  • Our 3, 6, 9, 12, 15-mile trips:  $15 per single privately owned kayak and $20 for privately owned double kayaks and canoes.
  • Our 18-mile canoe trip:  $20 per single privately owned kayak and $25 for privately owned double kayaks and canoes.

SPRING TRIP SCHEDULES can change on a daily basis.  Please call us at (513) 932-7658 to confirm departure schedule.

OCTOBER TRIP SCHEDULES will be on Saturday and Sunday only.  Please call us at (513) 932-7658 to confirm departure schedule.

At Morgan’s we guarantee the most competitive price on the river, and will customize a trip to fit any budget. Please talk to a Morgan's reservation specialists personally, to advise you on your outing and to workout all the details to make your trip a successful one.

The pricing below is our reservation rate, add $6 per canoe for our regular walk-in, non reservation rate. Add $5 additional to reserve an upgrade to an Old Town canoe.  Old Towns are wider, do not have a keel on the bottom like the aluminum canoes, have contoured seats, do not heat up as much in the sun, and ride smoother over rocks and low spots.

All coupons are honored based on the regular rate, certain restrictions may apply. Coupons are not honored on holidays or holiday weekends. Prices are subject to change without notice.

RENTAL RATES FOR CANOES

Ft. Ancient to Riverside Campground and Cabins - 3 mile river trip

This short but sweet float trip will take you through the most beautiful part or the Fort Ancient gorge. Have an ice cream or sandwich and cold drink when you arrive at our Riverside Campground & Cabins. Great for those who don’t have a lot of time, or just simply want a sample of Ohio’s First National Scenic River. (Average time 1-2 hours)  Kid / Pet Friendly Trip

Trip Length Paddle Time Departure Times 1-5 Canoes Reservation Rate 6-15 Canoes Reservation Rate
3 miles 1-2 hours Week: 9:00-2:00 Weekend: 9:00-3:00 $25/canoe $24/canoe

Ft. Ancient to Morrow - 6 mile lower river trip

Approximately 6 miles- This is one of our more popular trips. Our Riverside Campground & Cabins serves as a perfect picnic stop at your half way point, have an ice cream treat or lunch. Clean restrooms are available here, and be sure to check out our new cabins for a future extended stay with us. Many islands, creeks, and fossil shoals add to the fun... The Morgan’s recommend this trip for all church groups, youth groups, and corporate outings because it’s not too long and not too short. (Average time 2-3 hours)  Kid / Pet Friendly Trip

Trip Length Paddle Time Departure Times 1-5 Canoes Reservation Rate 6-15 Canoes Reservation Rate
6 miles 2-3 hours Week: 9:00-1:00 Weekend: 9:00-2:00 $33/canoe $32/canoe

Ft. Ancient to Mount Station -  9 mile lower river trip

Our newest trip takes paddlers through a less traveled section of the river, passing near the town of Morrow and one of the largest Great Blue Heron rookeries in Ohio. (Average time 3-4 hours) Kid / Pet Friendly Trip 

Trip Length Paddle Time Departure Times 1-5 Canoes Reservation Rate 6-15 Canoes Reservation Rate
9 miles 3-4 hours Week: 9:00-11:00 Weekend: 9:00-1:00 $36/canoe $35/canoe

Deer Creek to Ft. Ancient - 12 mile upper river trip

This is a great 3 hour to all day trip. Pack a picnic basket and enjoy the Caesar's Creek Gorge area as the river winds its way back to our Fort Ancient lodge. This is our most popular trip with experienced canoeists. (Average time 3-5 hours)

Trip Length Paddle Time Departure Times 1-5 Canoes Reservation Rate 6-15 Canoes Reservation Rate
12 miles 3-5 hours Call for departure times $37/canoe $36/canoe

Deer Creek to Riverside Campground - 15 mile upper river trip

Extend our 12 mile trip and float another 3 miles to end at our Riverside Campground and Cabins.  You'll enjoy 15 of the most pristine miles of the Little Miami River. (Average time 5-7 hours)

Trip Length Paddle Time Departure Times 1-5 Canoes Reservation Rate 6-15 Canoes Reservation Rate
15 miles 5-7 hours Call for departure times $40/canoe $37/canoe

Deer Creek to Morrow - 18 mile upper river trip

This is a trip for the serious paddler. This entire section is probably the most beautiful section of the Little Miami River. Pack your provisions for this all day trip. (Average time 5-7 hours)

Trip Length Paddle Time Departure Times 1-5 Canoes Reservation Rate 6-15 Canoes Reservation Rate
18 miles 5-7 hours Call for departure times $40/canoe $39/canoe

Make your canoe trip extra special by reserving our Shelter/Picnic area at our Riverside Campground & Cabins or make it a weekend and reserve your campsite or cabin.