Canoe Adventures

"For me, and for thousands with similar inclinations, the most important passion of life is the overpowering desire to escape periodically from the clutches of a mechanistic civilization. To us the enjoyment of solitude, complete independence, and the beauty of undefiled panoramas is absolutely essential to happiness." - Bob Marshall



There are times when a solo paddle, with no others around is what you need to refresh the mind and body. And yet, other times we need to meet up with like minded paddlers to share the moments.


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Camping Tips

Eat well and be comfortable. Even on long trips lasting weeks, there are only a few things that you have to do with out. One of the big benefits of paddling a canoe is carrying capacity. So, the need to travel light will depend on the length of your trip. The size of your canoe and the number of paddlers will also determine the load of gear and type. Take a trip to your local book store or library and look at all the excellent books on camping and survival.

Tents, Tie Downs and Knots

Once you get done paddling for the day, setting up a campsite will typically be the next event of the day. A well designed camp layout will give you room to relax, cook, and sleep with limited environmental impact. Some campers will chose to go light and simple, others will pack in all but the kitchen sink just to make sure that they have a pleasant journey. However you like to go out for an adventure, remember others will follow and a lightly impacted campground goes a long way toward keeping nature, natural.

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Use of low impact soaps, toothpaste or alternatives should be considered. Keep the Styrofoam, and glass containers off the rivers.

Camping Gear, Food and Hydration

Once you are there, you need to eat, and replenish your fluids. Whether you're out for a day or an extended journey, the right preparations allow you to travel in comfort and safety. Here you find information on diet, drinks, and how to prepare for days or even weeks away from sources of food or clean water.

Stay Healthy While Camping and Swimming

Nature is not always a safe place to just let your hair down and have fun. With the different seasons, we have various concerns to keep in mind while we're out having a good time. For instance, the hot days of summer and a cool dip in the river or lake seem like a perfect match but we need to be on guard for bacterial infection as warm waters play host to dangerous possibilities.


By nature, we look to share our experience. There'll be opportunity to look for guides, outfitters, and recreational opportunities in the days ahead. mail your suggestions, requests to