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Kayaking and River Tubing Weekend at Blackhand Gorge

Saturday July 27th & Sunday July 28th - Newark, Ohio

Pea Ohana Watersports Fireworks River Tubing Float

Get ready for a weekend of epic proportions! Pea Ohana Watersports is taking you on an unforgettable adventure through the scenic beauty of Blackhand Gorge on Saturday, July 27th, and Sunday, July 28th only!

That's right, folks, this is your chance to conquer the 4.1 miles of this scenic waterway (or relax and float with the current) on a kayaking or tubing expedition through this stunning natural wonder. But wait, there's more!

Here's what you need to know to join the fun at Blackhand Gorge:

  • Blackhand Gorge Exclusive: For these two days only, our Zanesville location will be closed to regular rentals. But fear not, history buffs! We'll still be running our popular Lock # 10 & Y-Bridge History Tour.

  • Plan Ahead, Paddle On: Blackhand Gorge is a beloved local gem, and spots are expected to fill up fast! Walk-ups won't be available for this event, so be sure to snag your tickets online. Bookings close 24 hours before the trip, so don't wait!

  • Kayak or Tube? The Choice is Yours! Whether you're a kayaking pro or a chill-seeker ready to float the day away, we've got you covered. Choose your adventure and get ready to experience the magic of Blackhand Gorge.

  • Pea Ohana Members Float For Free! Purchase a Pea Ohana Watersports membership and you can enjoy this event for FREE! Plus you’ll be able to enjoy UNLIMITED tubing all summer with your membership. For more details visit our membership page.

We can't wait to explore this breathtaking natural landscape with you! Book your spot and get ready for an unforgettable weekend on the water!


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