Jordan Valley Outfitters

Canoeing & Kayaking Adventures

Summertime fun!


Located in Northern Michigan in the scenic Jordan Valley, Jordan Valley Outfitters is your Eco-Tour headquarters offering family paddling during the summer but also all winter long on the Jordan River.

This north woods eco-tour experience is great for the entire family from 3 to 90 years young. We are close enough for a day trip, or stay locally and explore the famous Jordan Valley for memories that will last a lifetime. Come renew yourself with a relaxing trip down the first river in Michigan to be designated “wild and scenic.” The river is calling, contact us to plan your eco-tour adventure. We are here to help you plan and enjoy your next adventure, so stop by, email or call for assistance.

Jordan Valley Outfitters operates under the special use permit authorized by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources adopted in 2006.  Our equipment is inspected annually by the Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Department Marine Division. We are members of the Michigan Association of Paddlesport ProvidersEast Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce and Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce.


“Absolutely fantastic trip. Simple booking process and staff was pleasant. Our guide was very knowledgeable on facts and even brought us a snack. At their office is a quaint gift shop as well. Highly recommend.”

~ Nichole Moblo

Boyne City, MI

We Create Memories!

Bring the entire family out to enjoy an afternoon paddle on the Scenic Jordan River or the South Arm of Lake Charlevoix.  Paddle individually with a group in our single kayaks, partner up, and share the experience in one of our tandem kayaks, or canoes, or keep the entire group together in one or more of our 8 person rafts.  You are sure to remember each experience in this pristine, all-natural area.

Highly recommend Jordan Valley Outfitters. They truly care about the customer experience and make you feel like family. We did the winter float trip and it was awesome.”

Jeremy Bever

North Manchester, IN

River Rafting Adventures


We begin our adventure at Graves Crossing in the Wild and Scenic Jordan River. You are safely placed into a white water style raft along with your Guide. We gently float down the river, observing the Natural Beauty that the Jordan River Valley has to offer.

Many on these trips have spotted Beavers, River Otters, White Tail Deer, Merganser Ducks, Red Fox, and many other types of wildlife including the occasional sighting of an American Bald Eagle or two.


Our group of ladies had a blast going down the river winter rafting with Jordan Valley Outfitters, and our guide Al! We shared many laughs, and the scenery was beautiful! Would definitely recommend this for a ladies’ day activity. It’s a great bonding experience!”

Sadie Ouderkirk

Midland, MI

Contact Us

(231) 536-0006