Canoe Outpost Peace River

Availability of Canoes & Kayaks on the Peace River


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Below are our departure times. Check-in is 1/2 hour prior to departure time for day trips. Check-in for overnight trips, best if checked in one hour prior to departure, you need the time to check-in and load your camping gear. Groups paying by canoe or one lump sum have priority at check-in (it goes faster).  Reservations are needed on all overnight trips and on the weekends. Reservations will be required on all trips on all Saturdays and Sundays (October thru May). Canoe Outpost-Peace River is open 7 days a week, year 'round. All departure times are tentative according to the river conditions, check the Water & Weather link to confirm.

As of 6/1/17 we are closing the office at 3:00 p.m. daily if no one is on the river. With the higher water levels, we are not that busy. Please call between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to daily to talk to office staff about reservations and the river conditions. The answering machine is on with the current water level but does not take messages. Contact us via email or message us on Facebook if after hours. The email is peacepaddler@canoeoutpost.com. 

Oak Hill (5 mile/half day): 12:30 every day with an additional 1:30 on weekends. You have till closing time (5:00 p.m.) to be in. Later or earlier trips available for groups. Call first, the river is going up and down. If up too far, may not do this run, run will be too short. 

Brownville (8 mile/half day): Day Run Departures are 8:00; 10:00, & 11:30 daily. You have till closing time (5:00 p.m.) Overnight departures are 8:00, 10:00, 11:30 & 2:00. 

Gardner (12 mile/full day):  Day Run Departures are 8:00 & 10:00 daily. You have till closing time (5:00 P.M.). Overnight departures are 8:00, 10:00, 11:30 & 2:00. 

Gardner to Gardner (paddle upstream into the wilderness section): Overnight departures are 8:00, 10:00, 11:30 & 2:00. Come to Arcadia first! Need to be back by 2:00 or 4:00 the ending day of your trip. Not available at this time, river too high

Zolfo Springs (19.5 overnight):  8:00 & 11:30 daily. Come to Arcadia first! Need to be back by 2:00 or 4:00 the ending day of your trip. See more info under Overnight Runs. 

No reservations needed weekdays unless going on an overnight run or you have a large group or you need kayaks. Saturdays are busiest, bus seats will fill. Call 800-268-0083 for reservations. For questions and group info email peacepaddler@canoeoutpost.com. In Arcadia, office hours are 8:00 to 4:00 daily. You still have until 5:00 to be in at the dock in Arcadia.  People ask why we have a return time? Because we have families and have been at work since 7:30am, sometimes even earlier and want to go home. Return time at Gardner is either 2:00 or 4:00 p.m. which will be determined at the time of check-in. Gates will be open at those times.

Note: If you don't have a reservation and want to avoid disappointment upon arrival please note the following departure times are full because all seats on the buses are full at that particular time slot as listed below  with customers who have reservations. The below departure times are tentatively full until confirmation is received from the groups with reservations. Other departure times are still available, check with the office at 800-268-0083. All runs are a.m. unless noted otherwise. Can you guess where the most popular State Paddle Trail is in Florida!

The following departures (time slots) are full at this time. There are other time slots available. We have designated departure times. The bus leaves at those times. We are not booked out at this time. The seats on the bus at that particular time slot listed below are full. Not the whole day, just that particular bus departure time. All dates are Saturdays unless noted.                                            

All available right now except those closed because of water conditions

Again, all full departure times are tentative, waiting on confirmation from groups. Other departure times are available, just give us a call at 800-268-0083.              

See Water Level and Weather Conditions. It may be raining where you are but may not be where we are!

Also see River Mileages for more info on the Peace River.

 During low water, there are plenty of sandbars to get out and walk on the Peace River in Florida       This website is made with recycled pixels.


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