Patoka Lake Hosts Kayak Trip

Patoka Lake is hosting a kayak tour with the interpretive naturalist on Saturday, June 12 at 9 a.m. at the Little Patoka Boat Ramp. A caravan will leave from the Patoka Lake office at 7:45 a.m. to caravan to the ramp.

The 5-mile tour will feature a rock quarry and waterfall. Paddlers will have a chance to see wildlife such as beavers and bald eagles. Participants should bring life jackets, preferred snacks, refreshments, and sunscreen. The tour is not suitable for beginner kayakers or children under 12. 

Non-motorized boat launch permits are required and will be sold at the event for $5 or can be purchased at the Patoka Lake office between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily. 

For more information regarding the program, kayak rentals, or other interpretive events, please call the Nature Center at 812-685-2447.

Patoka Lake ( is at 3084 N. Dillard Road, Birdseye, IN 47513.

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