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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–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

… 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

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 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 […]

Submit a Photo and Enter to Win a Shaw & Tenney Canoe Paddle

6 Aug

Hurry! This contest ends soon – submit a photo of your paddling fun to Shaw & Tenney and enter to win one of their wonderful paddles (or oars, or a gift certificate…) More >

Mark your calendars, the Outdoor Adventure Expo is coming soon

9 Apr

Are you ready to get summer adventures planned? Midwest Mountaineering’s Outdoor Adventure Expo is the surest sign of spring in Minneapolis. Come to the Expo for more than 120 presentations, over 100 exhibitors, sales throughout the store, and the world’s largest outdoor canoe and kayak auction! Stop by the booth to pick up your […]

Dreaming of Paddling the Far North?

18 Mar

Join us at the Far North Symposium this Saturday in Saint Paul Minnesota! Get inspired by canoeists who have tested the coldest waters and paddled alongside muskox and tundra. Presentations: Bear Paulson – Snake River, Yukon, Canada Kate Ellis/Bob O’Hara – Colville River Canoe Expedition, Alaska Tessa Olson, Kari Smerud – Eight Rivers North Expedition, […]

Canoeing Events for March April and May

2 Feb

Are you desperate for spring and good padding weather? Are you ready to plan a new trip or find some fresh whitewater? Celebrate the waning winter by shaking your paddle in its face, take a Canoe Paddle Making class, attend an Outdoor Expo, or join a Canoe Race – the canoeing calendar starts… now! Check […]