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Kayak & Stand-Up Paddle Board Activities

Fox River Kayaking Company offers guided excursions and equips independent outings on the Fox River, Lake Winnebago, & surrounding waters. Explore the Fox River with a fun safety guide, or rent the gear for an independent adventure via kayak or paddle board.

Learn more about specific adventures below or call us for a friendly chat!

Little Chute Locks Paddle

Discover the unique kayaking charm of Little Chute, and paddle the banks of its many parks as you take in the natural peace of this water.

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Appleton Locks Paddle

Kayak your way through the locks of Appleton, witnessing unique wildlife, historic paper industry sites, and amazing developments along the water.

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Doty Island Paddle

Kayak through peaceful inlets, Lake Winnebago, and the Fox River channel as you enjoy this scenic adventure that has it all.

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Kaukauna Paddle

Experience a true adventure including low-level rapids, portaging our kayaks, and one of the widest and most scenic segments of the Fox River.

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Sunset Paddle

Enjoy the beautiful sunset from the comfort of your kayak. Venture our local waterways on a relaxing, guided paddle. Perfect for sweethearts and friends.

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Paddle Board Yoga

Try something new as you practice your balancing skills and strengthen your core in this engaging and fun yoga session on a stand-up paddle board!

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High Cliff State Park

Enjoy a Lake Winnebago breeze on a stand-up paddle board or kayak. View the Niagara Escarpment from the water!

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Calumet County Park

Enjoy a Lake Winnebago breeze on a stand-up paddle board or kayak. View the Niagara Escarpment from the water!

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Little Lake Butte Des Morts

Relax as you go with the flow from the lake to the mouth of the Fox River, crossing Neenah and Menasha into Appleton!

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Rental

Explore the water with a kayak or stand-up paddle board independently, and customize the length and location of your adventure.

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Fox River Kayaking Leadership Certification

Experience a day in the life of a kayak guide! This is an ideal opportunity for a young adult who is passionate about kayaking.

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Private Paddle

Looking for a custom adventure? We are happy to accommodate with routes tailored to your group and individual needs!

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Who We Are

We are a team of adventurers that aims to make the timeless Fox River more accessible to the community. We love the rich history and ecology of the Fox River Valley, and we want to share this with you in a safe and fun way. Join us on the water!

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Blog

MARVEL: The Great Lakes Avengers

Stop day dreaming about being Spider-man. Move over Tony Stark – the real Avengers are around the Great Lakes! Most might not be aware of this Marvel super-hero dream team, but check them out! The GLA team is made up of four heroes:   Mr. Immortal (Craig Hollis) Dinah Soar (Dinah Soar) Big Bertha (Ashley […]

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Fourth of July Fireworks Paddle

We are excited to announce our second annual Fourth of July Fireworks Paddle! Check out the following details about the event: Start Time: 7:00 PM End Time: Shortly after the fireworks, around 10:30 PM Meeting Location: Nicolet Boulevard Beach More Info: We will be enjoying a full Sunset Paddle prior to relaxing and enjoying the […]

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Guest Blog – Local Author Alissa Cottrill with ‘A is for Appleton’

We welcome guest blog appearances from all walks of life. We are happy to feature artists, adventurers, writers, and anyone with a story to tell! This week we are excited to give the spot light to Alissa Cottrill! The author who created a fun local themed children’s book titled ‘A is for Appleton’! We were […]

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Book Report: Paddle-to-the-Sea

Book Title and Author: Paddle-to-the-Sea by Holling Clancy Holling Main idea of story: A young boy carves a wood paddler in a canoe and sets him off on a voyage through the Great Lakes to reach the Sea! Follow Paddle’s adventure as he visits a new location on every page! Main characters in the book: […]

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Bright Gear for Safer Paddling!

As the weather gets nicer more people head out on the water! Kayaks, Stand Up Paddle boards, and all different kinds of boats will soon be floating around. Everyone is looking to have a good time and we wanted to put out a friendly reminder to stay visible out on the water! This means wearing […]

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Fox River Kayaking Co. Wallpapers

Keeping it simple this week. We like fun wallpapers for our own computers and wanted to share a few with you! Check them out, download, share; Enjoy!   PS – we are working on some fun cellphone wallpapers. Coming Soon!!

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How to Make a Homemade Compass

Check out the video below for a fun activity to get excited about summer! We were planning on releasing this video last week at NEWP Gear Swap during our presentation but the event got snowed out! Blizzard of the century 2018 – Happy April!

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Book Report: Urban Ecology

We bumped into Ken Leinbach on our way to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for our pre-season team backpacking trip. He is a leader making positive change in Wisconsin and beyond. Check out his book or the link below to learn more!   Book Title and Author: Urban Ecology by Ken Leinbach Main idea […]

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50th Anniversary of Wild & Scenic Rivers Act

As Canoecopia 2018 concludes we wanted to share insight into one of the overarching themes presented – the Celebration of the Wild & Scenic River Act’s 50th Anniversary! The Fox River does not fall under this classification, but other efforts throughout our community are continuing to clean, protect, and promote our precious waterways. Check out […]

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Puzzle Games to Get Through Winter!

Sit down, relax, and enjoy a crossword, word search, or maze! To view a larger, printer-friendly PDF version of each puzzle, just click on the image! Hint – If you get stuck with the crossword, try starting with the word search 😉    

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