Our downtown location is in the heart of the city along Chicago’s newly renovated River Walk. Unlike any other kayak launch site in the city you are instantly surrounded by world famous architecture and engineering marvels. Whether you take the tour or rent a kayak on your own this location offers the most unique view of the city.
260 Chicago Riverwalk Chicago, IL 60601
Mon-Fri 10-6pm / Sat-Sun 9-7pm
At Columbus/Wacker take stairs down.
Closest parking located at the Shoreham garage locted at 400 E. South Water St.
CTA: Exit State/Lake. Walk North on State St to Wacker. Take stairs down to riverwalk and walk east
Operating out of one of Chicago’s brand new boathouses Urban Kayaks is the exclusive operator providing daily guided kayak excursions and rentals on the Chicago River’s south branch. Paddle from our Chinatown location to our River Walk location or vice versa and leave the boat when you are done. After kayaking, grab some dim sum.
300 W. 19th Street Chicago, IL 60616
Early Season May 1-24 / Fri-Sun 10-6
Closest intersection is 19th St and Tan Court.
Closest parking located at the corner of 18th and Tan.
CTA: Red Line Exit Chinatown/Cermak. Walk North on S. Wentworth Ave. Left Turn on 19th St. Enter park