Chicago's Wild Mile Kayak Tour

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$59 for REI Members

$79 for non-members

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  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 10 people

Gain a fresh perspective of the beloved Chicago River with this 2 hour kayak tour on the Chicago River. Wild Mile Chicago is the first mile-long floating eco-park in the world. This space creates an opportunity to connect the community to open space and promotes a natural habitat for local wildlife. Ideal for everyone, beginners and seasoned kayakers, you can hone your kayaking skills while exploring the Chicago River's newest addition to the community. Learn all about the surrounding ecosystem, and maybe even catch a glimpse of a Great Blue Heron or a Largemouth bass. The best thing about this tour? We do all the planning and packing--you just have to show up. We can't wait to paddle with you!

  • Gain a new perspective on Chicago
  • Learn basic kayak safety and paddling strokes
  • Explore this unique natural area

What to bring with you

Activity location

Lincoln Park REI

905 West Eastman St, Chicago, IL 60642

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