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Canoeing in The Northwest Territories

Canoeing Trips in The Northwest Territories

If you are looking to paddle a river that fits the description, "wild" then The Northwest Territories is the place to go! Check out all canoeing trips in The Northwest Territories 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 The Northwest Territories for you! If you've paddled The Northwest Territories before, be sure to share your trip with the rest of us!

Guide to Canoeing in The Northwest Territories

There are safe rivers and water to paddle in The Northwest Territories, so be sure to do your research before heading out and keep an eye on the weather -- the Mackenzie River can be up to four miles wide at points and can behave more like a lake than a river when wind or weather moves in! Here are a few popular paddling destinations in The Northwest Territories:

  • Mackenzie River
  • Mountain River
  • Yellowknife River

Canoeing Locations In The Northwest Territories

If you want to plot your own route, check out all paddling locations in The Northwest Territories! 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 The Northwest Territories

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

Connect with Paddlers in The Northwest Territories

Are you looking to connect with other paddlers about going kayaking in The Northwest Territories? Check out the Paddling.com Message Boards for resources to help you get started.

Canoe Outfitters in The Northwest Territories

Looking to rent a canoe or go on a guided trip? Check out these outfitters for The Northwest Territories: