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KAYAK MORRIS

LOCATED in Morris, IL

1 HOUR FROM CHICAGO/30 MINUTES FROM MOST SUBURBS 

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Kayak Morris offers high end kayak rentals including perception carolina 12 footers and perception carolina 14 footers.  These are very stable kayaks that glide in a straight line as compared to shorter kayaks.  Kayak Morris also carries tandem kayaks.  We carry top of the line Perception branded 145T Cove model.  These tandem kayaks can carry 3 passengers(if the 3rd passenger is 70lbs or less)  They hold a max of 550 pounds for passengers and cargo.  Please note we do not allow alcohol / drugs to be carried or consumed in any kayak.  We also do not rent to those that appear intoxicated.  Your safety is our priority. Don’t want to kayak alone? Want someone to paddle with you?  We have guided kayak tours.  Our kayak tours are social, offer you fitness, environmental education and safety.  Our guides assist the group in staying together, educate you on the surrounding area and take you on our most scenic waterway routes to show you the best scenery.   Want to stay and explore a bit longer?  We have Primitive camping right on the sandy shores of the Illinois River.  Our campground is right on the Illinois river in the woods yet only 2 blocks from downtown Morris.  You feel like you are far away from civilization, but you aren’t!  Downtown Morris has many specialty stores including antiques, womens clothing stores, specialty decor stores and more.  Forgot something? Walmart, Jewel, Walgreens are just a 10min car ride away.  Showers are available right at the Morris Swimming pool for only $2. We are only 1 hour from Chicago and 30min from most suburbs so it makes it most convenient to enjoy a day of kayaking on the water.  We have 3 waterways at our kayak morris location.  The illinois river offers full sunny paddling of beautiful sandy beaches. The mazon river is shady and a smaller river for a more quaint/quiet experience.  The I & M canal is semi shaded and flows through downtown Morris.  Whichever waterway you choose you will have an amazing day kayak near chicago.