Book your Kansas float trip today! Experience the Arkansas River with Arkanoe!

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. Kayak rentals are available for a short five mile jaunt between the 4th Avenue bridge west of Hutchinson and Carey Park or an eleven mile journey from Nickerson to the 4th Avenue access. Shuttle services available for kayakers and canoers with their own equipment.

"You don’t have to go far to get far away." - Shorty


$30 - $40
$75 - $80

All rentals include shuttle service.

Shuttle Service

Have your own equipment?
Kayak Shuttle
Canoe Shuttle

Sorry, no inflatables.

Same Day

Call for availability: 620.664.7708

Additional $10 per item same day charge applies. Sorry, no inflatables.

All services are reserved through our website. All rentals include shuttle service to the access, lifevest and paddle.


Arkanoe now offers two distinct float trip options. Our 5 mile float (2-4hrs) trip begins 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. The 11 mile option (4-6hrs) begins at the river access on west 4th avenue. Our shuttle will take you and your gear to the south Nickerson launch for an 11 mile float back the parking area. Arkanoe's shuttle runs on a tight schedule, please 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. Click the green button to make your reservation!

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Shuttle Service

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. Click the green button to start your advenure!

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