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Canoeing in Colorado

Canoeing Locations in Colorado

Canoeing in Colorado

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All of our Colorado paddling locations are from paddlers like you. Search thousands of put-in and take-out locations on our locations map!

Guide to Canoeing in Colorado

Read on for guides to planning your own kayaking trip to Colorado, seeking out an outfitted trip, connecting with other Colorado paddlers, and many other resources! Find info or stories for any of the below CO-based paddling destinations:

  • Trout Lake
  • Navajo Reservoir
  • Colorado River (rapids in the upper parts)
  • Shadow Mountain Lake
  • Sylvan Lake


Plan a Canoeing Trip to Colorado

Over the years, many of our paddlers have paddled throughout Colorado and were so generous to share their paddling experiences with us in a community trip report. Read a few examples of Colorado community trip reports or view all Colorado community trips below:

Have you paddled in Colorado? Post Your Trip and share with the community!

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Articles About Colorado Paddling

Applying the Principles of Leave no Trace

In the 30-odd years that the phrase has been in widespread use, "Leave No Trace" has emerged as the mantra for a generation of outdoor recreation fans. From signs in National Parks Service campsites, to posters in gear shops, the concept of "leave only footprints, take only memories" has defined the outdoor experience for millions of people worldwide.

Connect With Canoers in Colorado

Looking to connect with other paddlers in Colorado? Below are a number of resources to help get you started:

Other Resources

Colorado hosts many beautiful Alpine Lakes and Reservoirs with stunning views of the Rocky Mountains. Colorado's views and mountain lakes await you to explore and have an adventure!

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