Canoeing in New Jersey

Canoeing Trips in New Jersey

Trip options abound with 63 recognized rivers and creeks in the state of New Jersey! Find canoeing trips in New Jersey 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 New Jersey for you.

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 New Jersey

Read on for guides to planning your own canoeing trip to New Jersey, seeking out an outfitted trip, connecting with other New Jersey paddlers, and many other resources! Find info on popular canoeing destinations in NJ such as:

  • Maurice River
  • Menantico Ponds Wildlife Management Area
  • Great Egg Harbor River
  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
  • Reed's Bay

Canoeing Locations in New Jersey

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

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

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

Connect with Canoeists in New Jersey

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