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Olentangy River - Kayak Trip / Canoe Trip

Report Type: Day Trip Report
Trip Dates: August 28, 2011
Nearest City: Columbus, OH
Difficulty: Moderate


First trip on a canoe that my friend and I bought together at a garage sale for our families to share. We tested it together by going from Highbanks Metro Park to Northmoor Park. It was lots of fun and I can't wait to go out on the thing again.

We did have to portage the lowhead dam on the NE corner of Antrim Lake (which isn't marked) and the lowhead at Broadmeadows Blvd just south of Antrim Lake. We also had to push ourselves through some very shallow water a few times (10 or 12).

All the work was worth it to see this leg of the river so close up. It took about 3.5 hours.




Enter Highbanks Metro Park off of US RT 23 north of I-270 and just south of Polaris Parkway.
Dropped in behind the amphitheatre.
Exited river at Northmoor parking lot.


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