Canoeing in British Columbia

Canoeing Trips in British Columbia

British Columbia is big, wild, and sometimes more convenient than it should be! Networks of lakes and rivers make for endless paddling possibilities! Find canoeing trips in British Columbia 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 British Columbia for you. If you've paddled British Columbia before, be sure to share your trip with the rest of us!

Guide to Canoeing in British Columbia

The coast is very popular with kayakers, thus you can find solitude with a canoe if you head for the inland lakes and rivers of British Columbia. If you don't mind portaging, there are many good options for multi-day trips. Here are a few popular paddling destinations in British Columbia:

  • Bowron Lake Provincial Park
  • Nation Lakes
  • Main Lake Provincial Park

Canoeing Locations In British Columbia

If you want to plot your own route, check out all paddling locations in British Columbia! 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 British Columbia

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

Connect with Paddlers in British Columbia

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

Canoe Outfitters in British Columbia

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