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SUGAR VALLEY CANOE TRIPS:

GPS Physical Address

1313 IN-47

Marshall IN 47859 

Mailing/Billing Address

1467 E State Road 47

Marshall IN 47859 

SUGAR VALLEY CANOE TRIPS

TEL: 765-597-2364 

E-MAIL: sugarvalleycanoes@outlook.com

UP THE CREEK CABINS

TEL: 765-597-2355

E-MAIL: upthecreekcabins@outlook.com

GPS Physical Address:

1165 IN-47 

Marshall IN 47859

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PRICES AND TRIPS

Canoe, Kayak, and Tube Trips

Prices are good for 2 persons/canoe & 1 person/kayak. Additional cost for extra persons; canoes can have up to 2 adults and 1 child or 2 adults & 2 children under the age of 8. Additional deposit required (minimum $20 or $5 per canoe/kayak). 7% sales tax included. 


Reservations recommended, especially for weekends. Departure & pick-up times listed may vary with the season. Please call or check our facebook for departure schedule and water level updates. 

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3½ Mile --TURKEY RUN TRIP--

Point B to C  (Click here for map)
Wanders through Turkey Run State Park & under 2 covered bridges.
Canoeing time:  1 to 1½ hour.  
Departs hourly 9 am to 4 pm. 

Tubes Depart hourly 9am to 2pm, sometimes 3pm.  

Pick-up times: Every 30 min. TIME LIMIT:  3 HOURS

Departure & pick-up times listed may vary with the season and subject to change with creek level conditions; call to confirm times

$22 per canoe   $5 for extra person
$17 per single kayak

$24 per tandem kayak
$10 per tube (Departs 9 am to 2 pm, sometimes 3pm)

Departure & pick-up times listed may vary with the season and subject to change with creek level conditions; call to confirm times

Tubing Tuesday: $5 per tube! No alcohol allowed for this discount.

No alcohol allowed on last departing Tube Trip. 

No alcohol allowed on last departing Canoe or Kayak Trips

6 Mile --JACKSON BRIDGE 6 MILE TRIP--

Point C to D (Click here for map)
Avoid the crowds on this secluded section of Sugar Creek.
See 2 covered bridges, including historic Jackson Covered Bridge.
Canoeing time:  2.5 to 3.5 hours   
Departs 12 pm & 1 pm, sometimes 2 pm. 

Pick-up times:  2:45 & 4:15 

Departure & pick-up times listed may vary with the season and subject to change with creek level conditions; call to confirm times

$25 per canoe    $5 for extra person
$20 per single kayak

$27 per tandem kayak

No alcohol allowed on 2 p.m. Canoe or Kayak.


10 MILE --JACKSON BRIDGE 10 MILE TRIP--

Point B to D (Click here for map)
Enjoy both the scenery of Turkey Run and the quiet lower section of Sugar Creek.
See 3 covered bridges.
Canoeing time:  3 to 5 hours. 
Departs 9 am, 10 am, & 11 am.  

Pick-up times:  2:45 & 4:15  

Departure & pick-up times listed may vary with the season and subject to change with creek level conditions; call to confirm times

$28 per canoe    $5 for extra person
$22 per single kayak

$30 per tandem kayak


12 Mile -- Shades 12 Mile Trip--

Points A to B. (Click here for map)
Canoe through Shades State Park down to the beginning of Turkey Run State Park. 
See 2 covered bridges.
Canoeing time:  3.5 - 5.5 hours.
Departs 9 am & 10 am, sometimes 11 am. 

Pick-up times: Every 30 min. Last pick up: 4pm.

Departure & pick-up times listed may vary with the season and subject to change with creek level conditions; call to confirm times

$ 30 per canoe    $5 for extra person
$ 24 per single kayak 

$32 per tandem kayak

15 MILE --SHADES/TURKEY RUN TRIP--

Point A to C (Click here for map)
Canoe both Turkey Run and Shades State Parks.  
See 3 covered bridges.
Canoeing time:  5 - 7 hours.
Departs 9 am & 10 am 

Pick-up times: Every 30 min. Last pick up: 6pm.  

Departure & pick-up times listed may vary with the season and subject to change with creek level conditions; call to confirm times

$34 per canoe    $5 for extra person
$26 per single kayak

$36 per tandem kayak


IMPORTANT INFO FOR ALL TRIPS--
  • Be signed up at least 30 minutes prior to your trip. Weekends may be extremely busy at times, you may want to sign up even earlier than 30 minutes.

  • Liability waiver must be signed by all adults' minors must be signed for by guardians. Liability waivers are available on our website or at our office during check in.

  • Indiana is on Eastern Daylight Savings Time (one hour ahead of Illinois).

  • Lost deposit and additional fees charged for lost, destroyed, abandoned or lodged equipment.

    • Damaged/leaking equipment must be reviewed by "canoe loader" at end of trip.

  • Lost deposit and additional fees charged for missing your pick-up time.

  • Cancellation Policy: 5 days notice for full refund.

  • 10 % Group discount for 10 or more canoes reserved in advance.

  • Pregnant women must have a written doctor's consent to go on any trip.

  • Cooler Restrictions

    • No styrofoam coolers.

    • No large coolers. All coolers must comfortably sit in your lap on bus.

    • No glass.

    • No personal inflatables.

  • Be aware of Alcohol Rules & Regulations

    • We enforce a no tolerance policy with alcohol. Any profane language or inappropriate behavior will result in loss of deposit and loss of public transportation privileges.

    • 4 drinks per person.

    • No hard alcohol.

    • No glass bottles.

    • No inflatables.

    • No alcohol on 3 p.m. Tubing Trip.  No alcohol on 4 p.m. 3 mile Canoe and Kayak Trip. No alcoholon 2 p.m. 6 mile Trip.

  • We accept cash, apple pay, and all major debit/credit cards. 

  • Age Requirements

    • When creek level is normal, children must be old enough to walk/run on their own.

    • Additional age restrictions are enforced when creek levels rise. Please be aware this can happen unexpectedly, call for creek levels updates. When creek levels are above normal, all participants must meet age requirement and all minors must have an adult/child.

    • Children under 6 must always have one adult per child.

 

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