Clements Canoes Outdoor Center

8295 Indiana 234
Waveland, IN 47989


About Us:

Clements Canoes Outdoor Center invites you to experience the finest on Sugar Creek from our livery conveniently located near Shades State Park (Deer's Mill Livery). Offering the best in outdoor recreation and overnight accommodations since 1960, we pledge to continue our tradition of providing the finest service, facilities, and equipment to ensure a fun and memorable adventure on Sugar Creek.  At CCOC we provide a quality experience... because we want you to be our customer for life.

What we offer:

  • River Excursions

Experience the natural beauty and inspiration of historic Sugar Creek on one of our many outdoor recreation activities.  Whether you seek the excitement of a whitewater canoe trip; a scenic canoe trip complete with the beauty of bluffs and covered bridges; an adventurous two-day overnight canoe trip with primitive tent camping or cabin rental; a leisurely half-day canoe trip with time to fish, picnic and play; a solo kayak trip; or a lazy day tubing, we have an adventure designed just for you, your family or business.  Groups of all sizes welcome! From our Deer's Mill Livery, enjoy our air conditioned restroom and shower facility, large covered deck, and store featuring canoe accessories, tackle, fishing licenses, ice, firewood, food, beverages and souvenirs! Deer's Mill Livery is open seven days a week April 14 through mid October (water and weather permitting).

  • Camping & Cabins

Enjoy primitive tent camping on the banks of beautiful Sugar Creek at the Canyon.  Located across the creek from the Deer's Mill Livery, the primitive tent campsites sit on ten wooded acres facing a spectacular rock bluff that towers 150 feet above Sugar Creek.  Camp sites for all sizes of groups are available with amenities that include picnic tables, fire-rings, air conditioned modern restrooms with showers and a camp store featuring grocery items, ice, firewood, fishing licenses, camp supplies and souvenirs.  Open seven days a week April 14 through October (weather permitting).  October is on a reservation basis only.

Not into roughing it in a tent? Try a cabin instead! With two styles to choose from, Clements Canoes Outdoor Center is sure to have a cabin that fits your lifestyle and budget. Choose from the rustic camp cabins in the Canyon campground or the log camp cabins located on the ridge above the Deer's Mill Livery. Available seven days a week April 14 through October (weather permitting).  

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