Come on out for an enjoyable evening on the beautiful State and National Scenic Little Miami River!
Your favorite river outfitter, Morgan's Outdoor Adventures, is pairing up again with your favorite winery, Valley Vineyards, for our Twilight Canoe & Dinner for Two.
Come join Morgan's for a guided 3-mile canoe trip down the Little Miami River, ending back at Valley Vineyard's! Valley Vineyard's famous grill-it-yourself steak or salmon cookout and Live Music will be waiting for you at the end of the 1 hour float down the State & National Scenic Little Miami River.
Cost: Twilight Canoe & Dinner for 2 is $105/couple. Cost includes: Canoe rental, guided 3-mile float, all shuttles, dinner and a glass of wine or beer/person, followed by live music!
Note: Rain or Shine, dinner and music will go on as planned at Valley Vineyards. A canoe voucher will be presented good for one year from Morgan's. In the event of above normal river levels, 6-8 person rafts may be substituted.
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Call Morgan's Riverside at 513-899-2166 for event/canoeing information.
Q: How does the TCD2 work? Allow yourself enough time for traffic! Best to arrive and park at Valley Vineyards by 5:30pm to register, sign waivers, get a name tag, enjoy a drink or snack and use the restrooms before we leave at 6:00pm. Busses take us to Morgan's Riverside Campground & Cabins where we will begin our 3-mile canoe trip. Following the 3-mile canoe trip, busses will take us back to Valley Vineyards' for dinner, drinks, and music!
Q: Can we bring our own canoe or use kayaks? Due to the nature of this fun event we use only canoes, no private boats permitted. You may bring a water proof bag or your own approved PFD.
Q: What is the river like on the trip we take? The Little Miami is an easy class 1 river. Mild rapids with calm pools in between. A short 5 minute canoe "refresher" course will given at the put in. No prior experience required. There is always a chance of tipping over, but it is very infrequent.
Q: How far is the canoe float, how much time will it take? The canoe float begins at Morgans Riverside campground and ends at our pull out just south of the Morrow bridge at our 3-mile take. Depending on the water level is approximately a 1-hour leisurely paddle.
Q: What can I expect to see on the float? The Little Miami River is Ohio's first Scenic River. On past trips we have seen a variety of animals including. Bald Eagles, Deer, Blue Herons, Hawks, jumping fish, Kingfisher birds, and lots of turtles!
Q: What should I bring/wear? Sunglasses and straps on all eyewear. depending on the temperatures casual attire and a light jacket, comfy river shoes that can get wet are best on the river. You may want to bring a camera but make sure you have it in a waterproof bag or container. A bottled water will be provided at the put in. We recommend bringing a change of clothes for post-float cookout and live music at Valley Vineyards until 10 pm.
Q: What happens if weather and or water conditions are deemed unsafe? This is a rain or shine event, dinner and music will go on and a rain check for a 3 mile trip will be issued. A light rain or drizzle won't stop us. Morgan's reserves the right to use rafts at their discretion, if the river is a little to high for canoes, This is a limited event, there is *No* refunds or canoe vouchers for no shows.
Q: Can we drink alcohol on the bus or river? No coolers, or alcohol are permitted on the bus or river. Your safety is our upmost concern. We recommend you save the drinking for after the canoe trip. Both Morgan's Outdoor Adventures and Valley Vineyards reserve the right to refuse participation to any inebriated or impaired persons.