10 Canoeing Events

10 Canoeing Events

Canoeing is a simple, efficient, and really peaceful activity. It's a great way to haul days' worth of camping gear, or to just spend quality nature time with the family. Take a lesson or join other canoers for a nice open water trip.

Kankakee River Canoe Trip

Lombard, Illinois - June 30

No need to pack your paddles for this 12-mile, down-river journey to Kankakee State Park. Transportation and rental equipment are included in the trip fees. Read More

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Canoe Week

Chesapeake, Virginia - July 11 to 15

Ship your kids off to canoeing camp for a week and they'll come paddling back with knowledge of boating safety, basic boating skills and their own trip-planning know-how. Read More

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Canoe - Beginning Lesson

West Linn, Oregon - June 4

You don't need a partner to benefit from this basic canoeing lesson. Just show up with your attention and eagerness to learn basic forward, backward and steering strokes. This lesson will prepare you for the rec department's canoe tours. Read More

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Canoeing for Beginners

Howell, Michigan - July 26

If you're ready for a beautiful adventure on the scenic Thompson Lake, get yourself an annual park pass and flex your new skills all season. You'll also come out of the class with a discount coupon for Heavner Canoe Rental in Milford. Read More

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2nd Annual Mayo Park Canoe and Kayakalon

Roxborough, North Carolina - June 25

Put your paddling endurance to the test by racing other canoes and kayaks along the shores of Mayo Park for roughly 2.5 miles. After that, you'll run about 3 miles along the Mayo Park Trail System. Register early for a free t-shirt! Read More

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Canoe - Short Tour

Roxborough, North Carolina - June 25

You won't get stranded on a deserted island on this "3-hour-tour." You should get at least one day of experience before arriving, but feel free to request individual instruction at any time. Read More

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Nature Center: Canoe Camp for Youth

State College, Pennsylvania - July 5 to 8

Teach them young and your kids will love paddling for the rest of their lives. There will be an initial swim test for these day campers to make sure they can handle both flat and Class 1 & 2 moving water. Read More

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Family Canoe Nights

Salina, Kansas - June 21

There are few more settling activities than a nice after-dinner paddle on the peaceful Nature Center's pond. Space is limited, so register ahead of time. Read More

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Canoe at Wirth Lake

Minneapolis, Minnesota - July 2

Meet at the boat landing at Wirth Lake ready to learn about the lake, the wildlife it supports and water quality. There is a 12 person limit so sign up early. Read More

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Nissequogue River Canoe Trip

Smithtown, New York - July 16

Hop on the bus from Paul T. Givens County Park to Kings Park Bluff where the boats will launch. This estuary gets it's name from the Algonquian-speaking Nissequaq tribe that once resided in the area. Read More

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