Beat The Summer Heat With A Paddling Trip Down The Wapsipinicon River In Iowa

When the summer sun starts to beat down, it’s hard to get away from that Midwestern heat. If you’re wanting to cool off on the hottest days of the year, plan to try out kayaking in Iowa at Pinicon Ridge Park.

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To reach the Pinicon Ridge Boat Concession, call 319-438-1961. The rentals are available Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m and Weekdays from 1 p.m to 5 p.m, and the concession is typically open from May through August.

Address: 4729 Horseshoe Falls Rd, Central City, IA 52214, USA