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Canoeing & Kayaking

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Sea kayaking on Lake Superior at Palisade Head

Minnesota Paddling Adventures

Profound paddles on world-class waterways.

Peaceful multi-day canoe trips in remote northern wilderness. Urban sightseeing floats in the Twin Cities. Adrenaline-pumping whitewater runs on rushing river rapids. With over 10,000 lakes and nearly 70,000 miles of rivers and streams, you'll find incredible aquatic adventures in Minnesota no matter how you prefer to paddle. Follow our diverse waterways to the summer getaway of a lifetime. 

Woman in red shirt canoeing in the Boundary Waters, surrounded by dense forests and clear blue skies

Accessible primarily by canoe, the Boundary Waters is one of America's most remote and cherished wilderness areas / Paul Vincent

Canoeing the Boundary Waters

Accessible primarily by canoe, the Boundary Waters is one of America's most beautiful and remote places. Its vast wilderness in northeast Minnesota encompasses more than 1,500 miles of canoe routes over 1,000 lakes, rivers and streams.

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Lake Winona summer paddlers and kayakers

Lake Winona summer paddlers and kayakers  / Visit Winona

Kayaking Minnesota's Rivers & Lakes

Craving the perfect summer day? Grab your paddle and kayak and head to one of Minnesota's many rivers and lakes to soak up the warm weather and admire the brilliant scenery. 

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A kayaker takes advantage of the winter white caps as he navigates down the river

White water kayaking in Kettle River Banning State Park / Jim Blake

Whitewater Kayaking

Looking for something a little more challenging? Book a guided trip on the St. Louis River to kayak or raft Minnesota's only officially designated whitewater river.

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Paddle boarding on Bde Maka Ska in Minneapolis

Stand-up paddle boarding on Bde Maka Ska in Minneapolis / Micah Kvidt

Minneapolis skyline behind Bde Maka Ska

Kayaking on Bde Maka Ska at sunset / Mike Krivit Photography, courtesy Meet Minneapolis

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