“Canoemobile” back for 7th year in LouisvilleKY

Louisville, KY., – The Canoemobile is coming back to Shawnee and Riverview Parks on Oct. 5-6 for its seventh year on the banks of the Ohio River.
The Canoemobile allows residents ages three and older to take guided trips in 24-foot canoes on the Ohio River. Canoe trips are free. Participants under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian in order to participate. No advance sign-ups are required, wavers can be signed on-site or brought with the participants.

kids in canoe

This free event is designed for individuals and families who are new to canoeing to experience the water in safe and stable voyageur canoes which hold 10 to 15 people.

All safety equipment and trained staff are provided. Wear comfortable outdoor clothing that can get wet; no flip flops please.

All safety equipment and trained staff are provided by Canoe Kentucky.

Complimentary t-shirts will be given to those who participate. For more information, call (502) 368-6856.
Waivers for Participation:

Canoemobile Waiver

Louisville Parks Waiver

Friday, October 5, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Shawnee Park
4501 West Broadway

Saturday, October 6, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Riverview Park
8202 Greenwood Road
About Jefferson Memorial Forest:
The 6,681- acre Jefferson Memorial Forest, a woodland tribute to those Kentucky veterans who have served our nation during times of war, is Jefferson County’s largest nature preserve and one of the largest municipal urban forests in the nation. The Forest is the flagship of Natural Areas Division which is entrusted with providing stewardship, nature-based educational programming, and outdoor recreation within nearly 7,000 acres of forest, meadow, and riparian habitat across Louisville Metro. Jefferson Memorial Forest offers a full range of recreational amenities, including weekend education and adventure programs, hiking trails, camping, fishing, Horseback riding trails, picnic areas, and the Zipline Kingdom adventure course. For more information or to volunteer, go to www.memorialforest.com.