Summer Float Trip: Top Tubing Destinations Around Indiana

Indiana is home to some amazing natural playgrounds, rivers being one of them.

While floating down a lazy river at a waterpark can be enjoyable, floating down a real river simply can’t be beaten. The rental businesses below offer all the equipment you and your family need to have a fun and safe day floating down one of Indiana’s prettiest rivers.

Check out our river guide to choose the right river and rental for the perfect summer day trip. And if tubing isn’t for your family, check out the kayak and canoe deals these Indiana river rentals offer!

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Where to go tubing in Indiana:

Sugarcreek River

Sugar Valley Canoe Trips

1313 IN-47, Marshall IN 47859

Come float through Turkey Run and Shades State Parks and under four historic covered bridges. Stop along the many sandbars and hunt for rocks, fossils, crinoids and Indian Beads. Paddle down the stream the Piankeshaw Indians once called “Pun-go-se-co-ne” or “Water of Many Sugar Trees”. Trips range from one-hour floats to overnight adventures.

Sugar Valley Canoe Trips
Sugar Valley Canoe Trips

Clements River Excursions 

8295 W State Road 234, Waveland, IN 47989

Enjoy a lazy day tubing on while experiencing the stretch of Sugar Creek on Trip 5. Great for kids and adults who like to kick back and relax. Ideal for hot summer days, this is fun-in-the-sun! This float typically takes 3-5 hours, and there is no age limit (only one person per tube).

Sugar Creek Campground 

841 W 83 N, Crawfordsville, IN 47933

Sugar Creek Campground is the premier camping host for outdoor family camping, canoeing, kayaking, tubing, fishing, and recreational activities – in Montgomery County and surrounding areas. Sugar Creek Campground offers nearly 48 acres of pure family entertainment, as well as 1/2 mile of beautiful Sugar Creek frontage

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Sugar Valley Canoe Trips
Sugar Valley Canoe Trips

Whitewater River

Whitewater Canoe Rental

1154 Main St. Brookville, IN 47012 AND 6288 US Hwy 52 Cedar Grove, IN 47016

Whitewater Canoe Rental offers scenic canoe trips, kayaking, tubing, rafting, and riverside camping on the Whitewater River in southeastern Indiana for individuals, families, and groups of any size.

Whitewater Canoe Rental

Morgan’s Outdoor Adventures

7040 Whitewater River Ln, Brookville, IN 47012

The fastest flowing river in Indiana, the Whitewater River is considered a Class 1 stream and great for paddlers of all skill levels! This 5 mi. float trip is available on the beautiful upper section. Tubing is $30.00 during the week (M-F) and $35 on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.  This section of river is the only trip offered for tubing. Need a tube for your cooler? We can provide that for $10.indiana tubing river


Tippecanoe River

Riverside Canoes

589 E Old S.R. 14, Winamac, IN 46996

Riverside Rentals will be your guide as you navigate the Tippecanoe River. RR offers canoeing, kayaking, tubing, and even rafting, all on courses that vary in difficulty, perfect for beginners or advanced river navigators. Tippecanoe River is a great location for families, friends, or businesses to try something new!

Tippy-Canoe Rentals

7510 N 250 E Monterey, IN 46960.
(219) 252-9907

Float trips on the beautiful Tippecanoe River!! Canoe, kayak, and tube rentals, as well as personal equipment transportation available.

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