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Ohio River Paddlefest

Celebrate the beauty of the Ohio River during the nation’s largest paddling celebration with more than 2,000 people from more than 20 states.
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Where We're Located

Schmidt Recreation Complex
2944 Humbert Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45226

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Dates and Times


2020 Event Update: The annual in-person event has been canceled. Instead, join Paddle For a Purpose to support Adventure Crew. Click here to learn more.
9 mile float trip on the Ohio begins at the Schmidt Recreation Complex in the East End and ends at the Gilday Riverside Park in Riverside.  Paddler's Party for a Cause occurs the day before and then stay after the paddle for the Finish Line Festival
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