Canoeing in New York

Canoeing Trips in New York

New York is home to over 7,500 lakes, ponds, and reservoirs to put your boat on. Rather have some moving water? There are over 70,000 miles of rivers and streams to choose from! Check out all canoeing trips in New York 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 York for you! If you've paddled New York 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 New York

For being such a highly populated state, New York has a surprising amount of natural beauty to enjoy from your canoe. Here are a few popular paddling destinations in New York:

Canoeing Locations In New York

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

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

Connect with Paddlers in New York

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

Canoe Outfitters in New York

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