Missisquoi Paddle-Pedal and Richford River Festival

The 2021 Missisquoi Paddle-Pedal is set for Saturday, August 7, in Richford, Vermont!

This family-friendly event combines 6.5 miles of paddling down a Wild and Scenic section of the Missisquoi River and 5 miles of cycling on the adjacent Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail.

Check back for more details, including start times and more.

 

Route Overview

Boat and Bike Rentals

  • Rent a bike from Jay Cloud Cyclery. Call (802) 326-2055 for more info. 
  • $10 boat rentals are available from Montgomery Adventures with an advance registration. Bike shuttling (to the take-out point) and boat shuttling (back to the start line) provided. Call (802) 326-2021 for more info.

Buy Tickets

  • Online advance registration is required. Tickets cost $20 for adults. Children pay $10.
  • Proceeds will support waterway stewardship and educational programming along the NFCT.

Tickets will be available on the NFCT store soon!

Lodging and Camping

  • Discounted lodging available across the street from Davis Park at Grey Gables Mansion, or camp 20 minutes away at peaceful Lake Carmi State Park. (Walk-in registration for camping is fine; no need for two night reservations.)

Volunteer

Want to participate but not paddle and pedal? We need volunteers to make this event happen. Volunteers are needed to help with race timing, registration, and staffing road crossings. E-mail [email protected]org for more info

Event Rules

Find out about participant rules before you show up at the event.

Past results

2019 Results

2018 Results

Thank you to our 2021 partners!

   

Town of Richford

Resources

 

2017 results – See this year’s times.

2017 Photo Gallery – Images of participants by Scott Staples

Schedule and course map – Pertinent info about times and event locations

Event rules  – Find out about participant rules before you show up at the event.

Participant “classes” – Check out the category breakdown to see where you fit best.

2016 results and photos – Browse last year’s times and check out our collection of photos.

Interactive course map – Use this tool to better understand the route.

Online waivers – All participants are required to complete an adult or youth waiver.

Lodging

State campgrounds

Bed and Breakfasts