Who We Are
Arkanoe, LLC is Hutchinson’s only kayak, canoe and tube rental and shuttle service on the Arkansas River. With abundant wildlife, and plenty of sandbars to explore, the Arkansas River near Hutchinson is perfect for enjoying nature's beauty close to home. Our rentals give floaters the opportunity to enjoy a five mile stretch of the river between the 4th Avenue bridge west of Hutchinson and Carey Park. Our shuttle services access points between Haven and Nickerson for kayakers and canoers with their own equipment.
"You don’t have to go far to get far away." - Shorty
All rentals are 4hr duration.
Sorry, no inflatables.
To check availability and make same day reservations call 620.664.7708.
All services are reserved through our website. All rentals include shuttle service to the 4th Avenue access, lifevest and paddle. IMPORTANT MESSAGE ON COVID-19: We ask that all of our clients wear facial covering during the bus ride to the drop point.
Once you have reserved your rental, Arkanoe will meet you in Carey Park at the end of Redman Drive. Our shuttle will take you and your rented gear to the 4th Avenue launch and you will float five miles down river to Carey Park where your vehicle awaits. Arkanoe's shuttle runs on the hour so you should arrive 15 minutes prior to float time to allow for signing of waivers. All persons under 18 years of age will require the signature of a parent or guardian.Rental
For paddlers with their own kayak or canoe. Sorry, no inflatables. Our shuttle service begins where your float trip ends. Pick your ending point - Haven, Yoder, Carey Park or 4th Avenue and we'll meet you to shuttle you and your gear to your chosen launch point so you can float back to your vehicle. Our shuttle service is the perfect solution for large groups and overnight journeys. The Arkanoe shuttle offers service throughout the day. You should arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled float to allow plenty of time to secure your gear and sign waivers. All persons under 18 years of age will require signature of parent or gaurdian.
Get on the Bus!
A.P.O.W.Y.P.I. (pronounced Ah-poh-wee-pee) Always pack out what you pack in! The Arkansas River is a public waterway. We ask that you do your part to maintain its scenic beauty by always packing out what you pack in - and then some.
"Give a hoot, don’t pollute!" - Woodsy