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Welcome to Trading Post Canoe, Kayak & Campground in Beautiful Mongo, Indiana

With a modern fleet of over 300 watercraft, we can host large groups and individuals alike  Our rental fleet includes top of the line, high quality brands (Wenonah, Old Town, Jackson Kayak & Mad River). We have canoes and sit-on-top tandem kayaks that will accommodate two paddlers as well as single kayaks, both sit-in and sit-on-top styles for individuals as well as special kayaks just for kids!  Click for more information

Trading Post Canoe has 6 canoe and kayak river trip options, unguided, which travel through the 13,000 acres of the Pigeon River Fish and Wildlife Area, one of Indiana's largest and most scenic properties. During summer weekends paddling is very popular. We recommend advance reservations for the boats and campsites you need. Click for more information

Trading Post Canoe has a very popular 70 site campground located on the same property as the canoe livery. All the sites are located along the riverside or surrounding our inland pond. The sites include a fire ring, picnic table, lots of shade and several offer electric hookup! Click for more information

Trading Post Canoe is the Mongo's original and premier canoe rental since 1971! We are family owned and have been consistently upgrading our equipment and our facilities to better meet the needs of our customers. Stop in to visit our retail and camp store where you will find paddling accessories, vintage apparel, camping and fishing needs, firewood, ice, and snacks. Whether you prefer a short excursion or a multiple-day outing, come to Trading Post Canoe and paddle the historic Pigeon River for a unique and exciting adventure the whole family will enjoy. Our trained and friendly staff will ensure that we exceed your expectations and that your trip is safe and fun in a natural, peaceful environment.

News & Current Events

For Fri 7/21-Sun 7/23 

We may have some unpredictable summer weather this weekend so we are relaxing our policies a bit.  Although it will not rain all weekend, we may have some intermittent rain/storms to contend with.  We do plan to run river trips as long as lightening and storms are not eminent.  We will determine this by watching several weather radar systems.

CAMPING:  You may reschedule your camping if you choose to do so, and will be given a full credit for a future stay during the 2017 season.  Camping continues 7 days/week thru early Dec.  You must contact us by noon of your day of arrival to be eligible for a credit.

RIVER TRIPS:  You may postpone or reschedule your river trip if you contact us anytime up to 2 hours before your trip, and you will receive a full credit for a future trip.  We will make OUR decisions for this Saturday's trips around 7:30am and will monitor the weather throughout the day.  If WE cancel trips due to weather, you will automatically be given a same-season credit for a future trip.      

RIVER LEVEL:  This weekend's predicted rainfall totals will NOT likely affect the river to the point of where we have high water conditions.  Currently the river is at an average level, so it would take much more rain than predicted to make the water level too high.  

Thanks for your patience and understanding!

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