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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
11 Aug 2018
“Relaxing Kayak Trip”
1 Jul 2017
“Come for the Kayaking. Stay for the camping.”
Chicago's #1 GLamping Headquarters. Less than 1 hour from Chicago. We are located waterside of 3 different beginner waterways. We have plenty of FREE parking/picnic tables/restrooms right at the launch site. Our private campground / Kayak rental is...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
400 Griggs Drive, Morris, IL 60450
+1 630-567-4653
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

We did a half day rental (4 hours) of kayaking which is more than enough time to explore the water. There are a few quiet inlets and some boating traffic. Our group enjoyed the day, stopping to rest occasionally.

Thank BroHas
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Our family went camping and kayaking on Fathers day. Price was most reasonable. $80 for family of all day kayaking and camping The kayaking is great. Easy for kids as the current was not strong. Go East a little and you'll find a nice cove...More

1  Thank ChristyC1528
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We had an absolutely wonderful time. This was the first time my husband and I have ever kayaked. We signed up to do the four hour tour. A little worried that maybe we would hold others back who were more experienced. But the guides were...More

Thank rtsnodgrass07
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My son when on a two night camping trip with his Boy Scout troop. I drove down to visit for the day and we spent a wonderful day on the water with the kayaks. Camping looked nice and there were plenty of other campers. Recommend...More

Thank Dana O
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Safe and secure with experienced guides to assist and teach as you go. Launch area is right off the water. Rustic area. I wore layered non cotton clothing and my old athletic shoes and I brought a towel and sunscreen and water and snack. Did...More

Thank Jeanine454
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Very well organized and attentive during the reservation process. Directions to their site were excellent. Beautiful spot right at the river. Mini class instruction upbeat and started on time. Staff helpful, fun and informative. Equipment in good condition. A very good experience.

Thank Sand_Lea_Travel
Reviewed 6 August 2015

So i decided to take my family kayaking, Morris was closest to me, Its very hard to find as you take a dirt road through the trees, it's set up is at a picnic table, once you sign in they make you park your car...More

Thank b_YOU_tiful
ChiTownGrrrrl, General Manager at Kayak Morris, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2015

THank you for visiting us! Our road is unmarked and we have been working on getting a sign in place(with the state of Illinois) for over a year now. The parking we measured yesterday and its 33 yards from the parking area to our launch...More

Reviewed 25 May 2015

I took my 3 boys (12, 11, and 8) and we participated in a "Glampout" (group camping experience) over Memorial Day Weekend. This means: 1. No designated camp site (pick out your own spot in the designated area) - this is not too bad, it...More

1  Thank MomKlein
ChiTownGrrrrl, General Manager at Kayak Morris, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2015

Thank you for attending our GLampout experience. While it's not for everybody, it is a way of gently breaking in to the activity of camping. The weekend that you chose to come out was a holiday weekend and probably one of the busiest weekends of...More

Reviewed 23 July 2014

Went for a Mom and Sons cub scout camping trip. It was right on the lake. The owners are super friendly and helpful. We fished, cooked out, hiked, swam, kayaked and they even had a movie in the woods. Would go back again!

3  Thank starpatchsam
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Karolina H
21 May 2018|
Response from Kayak M |
Showers are available a couple miles away at the Morris municipal pool. They have a full locker room available for shower and a huge swimming facility for a small fee ~$2 Google morriscitypool
Bhawna K
20 July 2016|
Response from ChiTownGrrrrl | Property representative |
Yes they are right in the middle