Trip Information

 We offer daily rentals of canoes and high-quality sit on top Jackson Riviera kayaks and  youth kayaks ( Go-Pro mounts on front decks). Fishing kayaks (Jackson Big Rigs, Field & Stream Shadow Caster and Angler) are also available. Overnight rates are available for all rentals. We can accommodate large groups and also offer early morning and evening floats for those who work during the day or want on the creek earlier. Whether you enjoy navigating the many small islands, fishing, or just lying back and letting  the water take you away, we have an adventure for you. Our experienced staff will be happy to find the best experience your time will allow.  Have your own watercraft?  We will provide shuttle service. Prices are listed on the RESERVE NOW PAGE.

Frenchcreek Kayaks is located on  Frenchcreek, at 1458 Frenchcreek Rd. Utica, Pa. 16362, 1 mile east (downstream) of Utica.  We prefer to have clients park here and we will shuttle your party up Frenchcreek and have you disembark here. Other options are available by contacting me by phone at (814)425-1678 or (814)671-5930. Please leave contact information if you don't speak directly to me. Launch points would typically be: Carlton, Cochranton, Shaw's Landing,or Wilson Shutes. PRICES ARE LISTED ON RESERVE NOW PAGE.


There are several things you should bring along to make your trip more enjoyable:

  • water shoes
  • coolers/snacks
  • ​beverages
  • sunscreen
  • hat/sunglasses
  • trash bag
  • dry bags
  • cell phone/watch

     Please dress appropriately for weather conditions. You may want a change of dry clothes. We at Frenchcreek Kayaks strive for a zero-impact presence.  Please be considerate and clean up after yourself and others.

 PLEASE PRINT AND SIGN OUR LIABILITY RELEASE FORM. In order to speed up the check-in process, you can download and print a liability form here. (PDF) Carefully review the form and bring a signed copy for each member of your group.  Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your reservation time. Please bring picture ID, such as drivers license etc.