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2nd Connecticut Lake & East Inlet Lake

Some of the most pristine areas of New Hampshire lie way up north near the headwaters of the Connecticut River. Day trips on 2nd Connecticut Lake and East Inlet Lake provide some of the most secluded experiences you’ll find along…


Black River: Irasburg to Coventry

This 5.5 mile (2+ hour) reach is a wonderful spring run through the farmland and forests of the Northern Green Mountains. Herons, muskrats, and mink frequent the river here. This section features a ½ mile of Class I-II “boulder gardens”,…


Maine High Peaks: Aziscohos Lake Camping Trip

Aziscohos Lake is a fairly remote lake in Northwestern Maine near the New Hampshire border. Almost 20 miles long, it has a number of primitive camping sites that make it a great location for a long weekend of paddling or…


Northeast Kingdom Vermont: Lakehopper

The Northeast Kingdom of Vermont is a beautiful place with many lakes and ponds. This uncrowded area offers solitude and quiet for intrepid pond hoppers. Lake Willoughby If you’re coming from the south, Lake Willoughby would be the place to…


Seventh Lake to Blue Mountain Overnight Trip

If you’re itching for an overnight weekend trip in the beautiful Adirondacks, look no further. This one-night trip boasts views of mountains across large lakes as well as calm meandering rivers in forested environments. 7th Lake to Blue Mountain Lake…


Lake Memphremagog: Eagle Point Overnight

Eagle Point provides a beautiful and isolated primitive campsite on the eastern side of Lake Memphremagog, near the Canandian border. The campsite is a part of the Eagle Point Wildlife Management Area, which is owned by the US Fish and…


Black River: Coventry to Lake Memphremagog South Bay

The lower Black River is an excellent quiet water paddle that can be done as a one-way trip, taking about 3 hours, or as an out-and-back day trip. A town park in Coventry and a state launch on Lake Memphremagog’s…


Lower Barton River to Lake Memphremagog South Bay

The Lower Barton River is a great summer paddling destination in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. This is a relaxing, flat water reach.The river can be an easy out and back ½ day trip from the South Bay Access on Lake Memphremagog….


Missisquoi River: Lowell Access to Lane Road Access

This ½ day paddle will take you through beautiful mixed forests and lush open fields. It offers some great views of the northern Green Mountains, while providing an adventure through some quick water sections. The Heart of Mary Rapids offer…


Bethel Area Ponds

Take a scenic, relaxing paddle through three interconnected ponds in Greenwood, Maine. The banks of North, South, and Round ponds, while dotted with private houses, remain attractive and have wonderful mountain views. A good place to start this day paddle…


Androscoggin River: Shelburne to Newt’s Landing

This beautiful, 12.5 mile stretch of the Androscoggin River straddles the Maine-New Hampshire border, offering views of Maine’s rolling mountains, as well as glimpses of the mighty Presidential Range that rises in New Hampshire. As this river drops through valleys,…


Androscoggin River Newt’s Landing to Moran’s Landing

The Androscoggin winds past Bethel, a small mountain town, on this 10.3 mile stretch. The waters remain calm, with only a few rips that even beginner paddlers can handle. The current is modest, allowing you to relax and take in…

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