Canoeing in Nebraska

Canoeing Trips in Nebraska

With many rivers and lakes, Nebraska is a great place for a peaceful paddle. Just watch out for rapids if you're paddling the Niobrara! Find canoeing trips in Nebraska for every level of canoeist. Whether you're looking for canoe rentals, a self-guided trip, day trip, multi-day trip, or anything in between, there's a canoeing trip in Nebraska for you. If you've paddled Nebraska before, be sure to share your trip with the rest of us!

Planning the trip of a lifetime? Check out these safe paddling tips and always wear your life jacket

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Guide to Canoeing in Nebraska

With a reputation as a prairie land, Nebraska is home to a number of beautiful rivers and water trails with big views! Here are a few popular paddling destinations in Nebraska:

  • Dismal River
  • Lake McConaughy
  • Platte River
  • Missouri River

Canoeing Locations in Nebraska

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

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