(x.x mi.) = miles to Redfield Dam


Minimum paddle times* as followed:

  • Shearer Access: 1 hr. 30 min.
  • Cowles Access: 2 hr. 15 min.
  • Middle Raccoon River Access: 3 hr. 30 min.
  • P-28 Access: 5 hr. 30 min.
  • Lenon Mills Dam: 6 hr. 30 min.

*Times represent aproximate minnimum paddle time to Redfield Dam.

But remember when renting from Raccoon River Retreats, the gear is yours for the whole day so you can make your trip as long as you want, or a short as you need.

These times give you a heads up as to your options. The day of the trip we will discuss the options, and help you choose a trip just right for you, based on: paddlers ability, river conditions, weather, etc.

Now that you have a better idea about our paddling trips down the river, all that’s left for you to do is to decide wether you want 1 person kayaks, or 2 person canoes, and make a reservation. Which boat is right for you? see our FAQ’s