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Kayak from Galena to Chestnut Mountain

Kayak from Galena to Chestnut Mountain

Duration:6 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I was born and raised in NW Illinois. I am an avid outdoor enthusiast. I love kayaking, fishing, hunting and nature photography. Sharing what Galena has to offer is truely a joy.
Stefania And Silas
Stefania And Silas
Stefania And Silas
Stefania And Silas

What we’ll do

We will depart downtown Galena, IL by kayak and canoe for a 10-mile trip to Chestnut Mountain. We will stop on one of the Mississippi River's iconic sandbars and sacks and beverages will be provided. After a one hour stop on the sandbar, we will proceed to Chestnut Mountain, dock and transportation will be provided back to downtown Galena.

What I’ll provide

Kayaks, Paddle & Lifevest

What to bring


Where you'll be

We will travel down the Galena River, which flows into the Mississippi. One we are on the Mississippi River we will head south through the backwaters of the Mississippi River. We will be making a stop at a sandbar before we get to Chestnut.

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 16 and up can attend. Guests must wear life vests and be comfortable in a kayak or canoe.

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Stefania And Silas
Kayak from Galena to Chestnut Mountain
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