Canoe Adventures

"All that glitters is not gold. All who wander are not lost."     - William Shakespeare

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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Eric Neilsen, Canoe Adventures

Eric has been paddle since his days in Boy Scouts where he went on many paddling trips. He continued with paddle adventures with friends up in the Sacramento River, Trinity River and Russian Rivers of California.

He has been paddling the rivers of Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas for the last three years, starting in 2008. He paddles an Old Town Penobscot as his primary canoe. His cooking skills are hard to beat and he can whip up a carnivores delight as well as a satisfying vegetarian meal.

He also offers photographic workshops, so you can combine a paddle adventure with a landscape, environmental, or portrait workshop. He been active in photography for nearly 40 years. Offering video tutorials, one on one web training, custom printing, and a variety of photographic service. Here is a recent interview Eric did with a new photography blog. Where he discusses his photography work.

Currently he fills the role of web master and film festival chairman for the Dallas Down River Club and had previously been the newsletter editor and vice president.

Rates vary. He has no special certifications or license.

contact him at email or call 214-395-4834

email your suggestions, requests to

Eric paddling on White Rock Creek.


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