Sawbill Canoe Outfitters stays in the family

5 Jul

Over 60 years of outfitting canoe trips into the Boundary Waters will continue with a new generation…

Northern Forest Canoe Trail Paddlers Freshet Fest

10 May

A full day of canoeing and kayaking in the Adirondacks! Whether you’re new to paddling or well-versed, the Paddlers Freshet Fest is for everyone. Sign up now for morning training clinics, an afternoon guided trip, and an evening dinner followed by a guest presentation. See complete schedule at http://www.northernforestcanoetrail.org/CalendarofEvents-2/Northern-Forest-Canoe-Trail-Freshet-Fest–136. Activities include: Solo Canoe Paddling Clinic […]

Grab your paddles, it’s a Shootout!

4 May

There’s a new paddling race event in Townsend Wi along the beautiful Townsend Flowage. The first annual Northwoods Paddlin’ Shootout, June 10th, 11th and 12th will feature five paddle sports races on a ½ mile closed course around four turns. Participants in Kayak Singles, Pro Kayak Singles, Kayak Doubles, Canoe Doubles and Paddleboard Singles will […]

It’s National Park Week

15 Apr

Voyageurs National Park Photo courtesy http://www.nationalparks.org/explore-parks/voyageurs-national-park

… and that means entry to each and every National Park is totally free. Its time to get out, explore and #findyourpark! National Park Week is April 16-24, 2016

What is the American Canoe Association?

10 Mar

For years we’ve been digging through the ACA web site for events, classes, and paddlesports news, and we’ve never really grasped the depth of the American Canoe Association and all it does. So what is it?

Canoecopia Time! See You at the World’s Biggest Paddling Event

3 Mar

Try out new paddling gear, research trip destinations, and connect with other paddlers at Canoecopia in Madison, Wisconsin March 11-13. Stop by the Canoeing.com booth and sign up for a chance to win a trip to the BWCAW! Presented by paddlesports shop Rutabaga, Canoecopia features 250,000 square feet of kayaks, canoes, Stand Up Paddleboards, outdoor […]

Calling all Paddling Clubs

2 Feb

Give your volunteer project a boost this year! Are you planning  a riverbank cleanup? Or working on new water trails? The ACA and L.L. Bean sponsors paddling clubs every year with the Club Fostered Stewardship (CFS) Grant Program. Grant requests are due Feb 12 so get your club motivated and get your applications in right […]

Its Time to Plan Your Boundary Waters Trip

29 Jan

  Permit reservations for the BWCAW are now open for 2016. Reserve your entry point permit early to get first choice on popular lakes and regions. Not sure where you want to paddle? We have everything you need to know to go from boundary waters newbie to in-the-know. Here are a few links to get […]