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Summer Canoeing Events Update

1 Jul

  The warm days of summer have finally arrived and its time to grab your paddle, PFD, and a partner and get that canoe out in the water. Want to sharpen some skills or put them to the test? Here are just a few exciting paddling events to put on your calendar: July 12-13, 2014 […]

Find Your Way to the Far North Symposium

19 Mar

Learn about exploring some of the wildest rivers in North America at the Minnesota Canoe Association’s annual Far North Symposium in St. Paul, MN on March 22nd. Nine presentations will cover paddling rivers in Canada and Alaska, with several reports of epic trips, a primer on organizing your own trip from the legendary Bob O’Hara, […]

Paddling Film Festival To Premier in Toronto

12 Feb

The Reel Paddling Film Festival will kick off its 2014 world tour on March 4th in Toronto, Ontario. The festival features winners of 10 categories, from whitewater to adventure travel. After premiering in Toronto, it will be seen at events around the world. According to event host The Complete Paddler, the festival “showcases some of […]

December. A Great Time to Talk Paddling.

26 Nov

The Minnesota Canoe Association and Midwest Mountaineering are hosting the Minnesota Paddling Symposium on December 7th. Mark your calendars and head to the Cowles Auditorium in the Humphrey Center (University of Minnesota West Bank) for some great featured presentations: The Wolves of Isle Royale Rolf Peterson, Michigan Tech Unv Pakboats – A Scandinavian Whitewater Adventure […]

A concert to celebrate the Canoe

24 Sep

Plan a fun night out in November to support the Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum and enjoy the Red Cedar Symphony, in beautiful Spooner, WI. You’re invited to Symphony Night at the Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum Saturday, November 9th, 2013 The Red Cedar Symphony Orchestra will be returning to the Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum (WCHM) in […]

Minnesota State Water Trail System Turns 50!

24 Jun

Minnesota State Water Trail System Turns 50!

In 1963 the Minnesota, St. Croix, Big Fork and Little Fork Rivers became the first four “canoe and boating routes” in Minnesota–the start of a water trail system so extensive that today there’s a Minnesota State Water Trail within one hour of anywhere in the state. According to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the […]

Sign Up Time: 2013 Mississippi River Challenge

2 May

Its time to start filling the summer weekends with paddling, and one of our faves is the Mississippi River Challenge in the Twin Cities MN…

Event: Paddle the Far North

22 Mar

Join other canoeists and sea kayakers and follow your dreams of paddling the remote far north. Enjoy slide/video presentations by the pros on paddling in Alaska, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and more…