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Places to Paddle: Wisconsin’s Bois Brule River

29 Jun

The Bois Brule in northwestern Wisconsin is world-famous amongst paddlers for the magical upper river which flows through secluded woodsy bogs, and then turns into a fun whitewater playground. The river runs towards Lake Superior falling 328 feet in eighteen miles, making for some exciting paddling (especially when the water is high) as the water […]

I Love Paddling T-Shirts are Here!

27 Feb

After many (many) requests, we finally have T-Shirts featuring our famous ‘I Heart Paddling’ logo. Read More >

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 […]

Trip Report: Paddling the Bloodvein River

3 Jan

Four paddlers traverse a historic river from Woodland Caribou Provincial Park to the Atikaki Wilderness – highlights include pictographs, outstanding whitewater, stunning waterfalls and more… Trip Overview This trip can be broken into two major segments: headwaters and downriver. The headwaters segment of the trip is about 45 miles and can be characterized as a […]

Canoeing Alaska

3 Jan

New Interview: A Trip of Several Lifetimes on Alaska’s Noatak River Nate Ptacek’s group had only one day of significant rain while spending three weeks descending the Noatak, which also happened to be their biggest day of rapids…. Words of wisdom he learned along the way: “Don’t stop paddling”…

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Real life trip report: canoeing with kids

23 Aug

Canoeing with Kids? Tripping with a Toddler? Check out a great trip report chock full of first hand experience on taking a three-year-old down the Wisconsin River. Read On >

New Trip Log: Paddling the Otoskwin-Attawapiskat Rivers of Ontario

26 Apr

A canoe trip you reach by train, plane, and finally canoe!. Just to get your paddling juices going as the spring weather finally arrives …

New This Week

19 Apr

What’s new in canoeing this week, join a group of intrepid Far North paddlers, paddle along with Boy Scouts in northern MN, and save the date for one of the Midwest’s largest canoe auction and outdoor expo!