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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 mile run 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 or rent by the hour from either of our locations.

Pan for gem stones in Port Clinton or take a pedal boat 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 (Oak Harbor only) and stand-up paddleboards we have something for everyone.

Open daily from 10 am to 8 pm and sometimes later. Just stop in, message us on Facebook, or give us a call to make a reservation (not required).

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 and directly across the street from Evolve Riverfront Cafe.


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!

-The Floro's


Kayak, Double Kayak, Canoe, & Stand-Up Paddleboard Rentals!

Get out and discover the wilds of The Portage River on your choice of vessel.

With options for single kayaks, double kayaks, canoes, or stand-up paddleboards we have options to suit everyones needs.


Opening Hours 2022 Season

Port Clinton, Ohio: 

May 7th through October 31st

7 Days a week


Oak Harbor, Ohio:


Memorial Day Weekend through August 14th

7 days a week


August 15th through Labor Day

7 days a week


September 6th through October 2nd

Saturdays & Sundays


Or by appointment during the week!

Oak Harbor, Ohio location:

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