7 ways to float down the water in Huntsville— kayaking, paddle boarding + more

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Breathtaking times only. (Summer Guffey / Hville Blast)

One of the best summer pastimes is being on the water. With temperatures climbing toward the 90s by morning, we have ways to float on the water in Huntsville to beat the heat.

1. Brown Bear LLC

If you’re a fan of Flint River in North Huntsville, then rent a canoe or kayak from Brown Bear LLC. Check out their rental prices:

  • Canoes- $70
  • Tandems-$70
  • Kayaks- $40
  • Kids Kayaks- $25

They also offer routes and shuttles to the water destination where you can kayak, canoe or picnic.

2. North Alabama Canoe and Kayak

North Alabama Canoe and Kayak (NACK) offers private rentals for all the fam. Whether you’re a novice or a pro, NACK has a boat for you so you can enjoy the beauty of the Flint River.

3. Flint River Expeditions

Another one for Flint River! If you want to float down the water in Huntsville, then check out Flint River Expeditions. It’s first come first serve, so be quick.

4. Forrest Paddle Board

Tennessee River and mountain man! To float down the most iconic water in Huntsville, rent a 2-hour trip with Forrest Paddle Board.

5. Row Huntsville

Row Huntsville offers a way for you to float at the iconic hang-out spot, AKA Ditto Landing. They have canoes, kayaks, paddles and life vests for you to rent. FYI, watersports rentals are available by appointment only and be sure to let them know 24 hours in advance.

Find out how you can rent here.

6. Redstone

Rent a kayak from the Redstone Arsenal to practice floating on water in Huntsville. You also can rent a boat but you must watch a boater safety video before you can get on the water.

7. Paint Rock Canoe and Kayak

Water in Huntsville is one of the city’s best features and Paint Rock Canoe and Kayak is your ticket to experience the beauty. Just message them through Facebook to find out their rates and availability.

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Summer Guffey
Summer Guffey

Lover of Weiss Lake in the summertime and camping at Cheaha in the autumn.

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