Lets take over the Mad on Fathers Day!
This is one of our favorite rivers as it is spring fed and so clear you can see the bottom. The river moves well and is a fun/easy paddle. There are obstacles to maneuver and moving water experience is recommended.
We will paddle 11 miles from Eagle City Road [MR 29.7] to the take out area located at Mad River Adventures [MR 19] on The Mad River. We will be using Mad River Adventures for shuttle services and/or boat rentals. If you do not have a boat, rental information is included below.
Shuttle service is $10.00 per boat
We will meet at the 9:30 AM at Mad River Adventures for shuttle leaving at 10 AM. Please arrive early and have your boat ready to load onto the shuttle prior to 10 AM.
We will push of from the shoreline at 10:30 AM + or -
We should be out of the water 2:30 PM + or -
Expect to spend about 4 hours on the water
We will take a leisurely paddle giving plenty of time for camera opportunities
This paddle is 11 miles on moving water
This paddle is suitable for paddlers with some moving water experience. You must be 12 years of age or older and sign the liability waiver. Its not a hard paddle, however there are obstacles to maneuver.
• What You See
The beautiful Mad River
There are no restrooms available.
Bring your lunch, water and snacks. We will have lunch on the water. After the paddle we will visit The Dock for dinner/social gathering.
A boat that tracks well would be ideal. Anything from a 10' crossover to a 14' lake boat will work fine.
• What to Bring
PFD / hat / water / sunscreen / bug spray / dry clothes / dry shoes / dry bag / safety equipment/your lunch/snacks and your smile.
PLEASE NOTE: I am not your guide. I am a friend to paddle with that has provided you with group companionship and shuttling opportunity.
The Dock in , 250 W. Main St., Enon, OH 45323 (Seafood).
Gauges - Mad River Near Dayton Ohio (AW#8330)
Weather (Springfield, Ohio)
MAPS AND INFORMATION
Download Mad River Water Trail Map Side 1: (415KB)
Download Mad River Safety Tips Side 2: (1.35 MB)
Request a Printed Map by Mail
ACCIDENT WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY
When you arrive for this event you will be asked to sign a release of liability waiver or you can update your profile to indicate your acceptance of the risk. I love you guys, but I love my family more. Additionally, I will ask that you provide emergency contact information that will be destroyed after the paddle.
This paddle will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather or unsuitable river conditions.
As we are using an outfitter for this event, guests are welcomed, but must sign and agree to the release of liability waiver.
KAYAK RENTAL OPTIONS
Mad Rivers Adventures
Prices a one day rental is $25.00
5605 Old Lower Valley Pike
Springfield, Ohio 45505
Call ahead to reserve your boat!