About Rusty Oar Our most popular trip; check-in/park at our River Ave livery, depart via shuttle/bus to the drop-in UP RIVER at our Rusty Oar property for a 2-3 hour canoe or kayak ride. Great for new and experienced paddlers!
Join us for a day on the river!
White River Canoe Co. offers canoe, kayak, and tubing trips on the West Fork of the White River, northeast of Indianapolis.
Trips and available times may vary or open up as we enter the fall season. For trip information, please use our live chat feature.
Tubing trips have closed for this season. Canoe/Kayak trips will remain available through October on our weekend schedule.
River Condition Updates: as of Sept. 25th 3.32 ft – 93 ft³/s (avg. depth and avg. speed will vary as the river fluctuates during the spring season) *This current depth and flow rate is low and slow.
Have your own boat? We have brought this service back to our trip schedules. This option is currently only available for our Rusty Oar trip for 9am, 11, am, and 1 pm on select dates. See our reservation calendar for select dates.
We Are Hiring!
Please email [email protected] for applications and information.
A great ~10 mile canoe or kayak ride from the White River Campground. Our White River Campground to River Road excursion will provide you with a unique experience without diverting far from your stay. (Check in at Livery)
We pick up at the shelter at White River Campground around the bottom of the hour and shuttle UP River to Lafayette Trace Park for a 6 mile / 2-3 hour paddle back down to the Campground.
A White River Campground Reservation is Required for this Trip.
Experience one of our best and longest tours! We will encompass much of the White River on a ~15 mile journey. This trip requires the portage around the low-head dam at Clare across from the Rusty Oar property. Limited Availability: Tuesdays and Thursdays (May 30th – Aug 31st) 9:00 am only (not available early and late season or holiday dates/weeks April-Memorial Day / Labor Day-October).