Primitive Canoe Camp
Primitive Cabin at Canoe Camp
Experience two days of paddling down Sugar Creek, combining our most popular trip and camp overlooking Sugar Creek in our primitive canoe camp.
21-Mile Trip Point A to D (See map)
$46 per canoe $35 per kayak
Plus Camping fee: Minimum $15.00
Primitive Camping Cabin: $25.00 PER NIGHT (sleeps 6)
PLEASE NOTE: no electricity or water at overnight camping facility.
This is a PRIMITIVE campsite.
Day one:Departs 9 or 10 am. Canoe from Deers Mill at Shades (Point A on map) to Narrows @ Creekside (Point B-2 on map). Canoeing time for day one: 4 - 6 hours (12 Miles)
Camping: Pull off at our new site: Narrows @ Creekside for primitive overnight camping. (Point B-2 on map)
You may take all your camping gear (including water) with you in your canoe. We also offer the convience of arriving an hour before your departure to drop gear off at your site before. If you choose this option, you must be at the Sugar Valley office signed up an hour prior to your departure, drop gear off at your campsite, and drive back to office for your bus before it departs. We do allow vehicles at your site; single entry only and only offered to paying overnighters.
Day Two:Depart at your leisure and canoe through Turkey Run State Park and down to Jackson Covered Bridge to the end of your trip (Point D on map).
Canoeing time for Day Two: 3½ to 5 hours (11½ Miles) Pick-ups at Jackson Bridge: 2:45, 4:15
CAMPING INFORMATION: Reservations Required!
Primitive camping at the end of Day 1 is at Sugar Valley's property: Narrows @ Creekside.
This is primitive camping only. Facilities include picnic table, fire ring and pit toilet. Tents must be broken down and campsite cleared before leaving on Day 2 of your trip. All campers must be registered with Sugar Valley and must be part of the overnight canoe trip. No firewood can be collected from the premises or surrounding woods. No trespassing onto surrounding private property or State Park property. Quiet hours (10 pm to 8 am) will be strictly enforced. Any violators will be ejected from the premises with no refund.