Canoeing in Alberta

Canoeing Trips in Alberta

Canoeing is the way to travel in Alberta. For an extended trip or to portage from one body of water to another, it is the preferred method of travel in this region. Check out all canoeing trips in Alberta for every level of canoeist. Whether you're looking for a guided trip, canoe rentals, self-guided, day trip, multi-day trip, or anything in between, there's a canoe trip in Alberta for you! If you've paddled Alberta before, be sure to share your trip with the rest of us!

Guide to Canoeing in Alberta

Read on for some great destinations in the beautiful national parks of Alberta! Here are a few national park options as well as some other popular paddling destinations in Alberta:

  • Maligne Lake (Jasper National Park)
  • Red Deer River
  • Astotin Lake (Elk Island National Park)
  • Peace River
  • Lake Louise / Moraine Lake (Banff National Park)

Canoeing Locations In Alberta

If you want to plot your own route, check out all paddling locations in Alberta! Search thousands of put-in and take-out locations on our Paddling Locations Map and be sure to download the Go Paddling app where you can save favorites or create and share a float plan!

Plan a Canoeing Trip in Alberta

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

Connect with Paddlers in Alberta

Are you looking to connect with other paddlers about going canoeing in Alberta? Check out the Message Boards for resources to help you get started.

Canoe Outfitters in Alberta

Looking to rent a canoe or go on a guided trip? Check out these outfitters in Alberta: