Canoeing & Kayaking
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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Like a cross between surfing, canoeing and yoga, paddleboards are available for rent at several state parks, on the Minneapolis Chain of Lakes, and regional parks throughout the Twin Cities.Read More
CAST & CANOE
Seeking summer fun? Then go with the flow. Minnesota has thousands of miles of rivers that are perfect for canoeing, kayaking and fishing.READ MORE
Locations, Outfitters & Tours
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