Your Next Adventure Awaits At
The Portage River Paddling Company!!!
Looking for your next adventure?
The Portage River Paddling Company is your premier outdoor water recreation & adventure destination. We cover the best 20 river miles that the Portage River has to offer. We are family owned and operated. Our mission is to get families outdoors to spend quality time together and help them create memories that will last a lifetime!
Come enjoy the scenic Portage River! Spend an hour or the day with us enjoying the eagles, heron, turtles, and other abundant wildlife up close and personal! Take a trip down the river in Oak Harbor or rent by the hour from either of our locations.
Pan for gem stones, throw an axe, or pet a goat in Port Clinton or take a pedal boat or river trip out of Oak Harbor.
We are located just minutes from downtown Port Clinton and in downtown Oak Harbor. Come solo or bring the whole family! With options for single kayaks, double kayaks, canoes, pedal boats and stand-up paddleboards we have something for everyone.
The Portage River Paddling Company - Port Clinton is nestled on the scenic Portage River, just minutes from downtown Port Clinton, Ohio and Lake Erie. Located on 94 acres of pristine wildlife is where you'll find us. Come visit the scenic Judy Island, home to our resident bald eagles nest. Bring your fishing pole and try your luck.
The Portage River Paddling Company - Oak Harbor is located in the heart of downtown behind the iconic Oak Harbor Hardware Store.
If you are looking to take a load off, get some exercise on one of our paddleboards, become one with nature, or just take an adventure come out and see us. You'll be glad you did!
We'll see you the on river!
Things To Do In Port Clinton, OH & Oak Harbor, OH
Pan for gems & fossils from all over the world on our home made 116' gem mine complete with 3 waterfalls!
Full Moon Paddles, Sunset & Smores Paddles, Kid's Night, Fireworks & Glowsticks Paddles & More! Check out our calendar to see whats coming up!
See Our Animals!
We have a lot of animals in our family including Gizmo the 150lb, 40year old tortoise! Goats, lizards, turtles, tortoises, ducks, bunnies & more! All at our Port Clinton, Ohio store!
Opening Hours 2023 Season
Port Clinton, Ohio:
May 6th through October 31st
7 Days a week
Closed: Tuesday September 5th for Employee Appreciation Day
Oak Harbor, Ohio:
Memorial Day Weekend through August 13th
7 days a week
Last rental at 5pm
August 14th through Labor Day Monday
Last Rental at 5pm
September 6th through October 2nd
Saturdays & Sundays
Or by appointment during the week!