Canoeing in Vermont

Canoeing Trips in Vermont

Vermont borders Lake Champlain and contains numerous other lakes and reservoirs worth paddling! A paddler-friendly state, many of the Vermont state parks offer canoe rentals. Check out all canoeing trips in Vermont 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 Vermont for you! If you've paddled Vermont before, be sure to share your trip with the rest of us!

Guide to Canoeing in Vermont

Besides the state parks, Vermont also contains portions of four different paddling trails for more extensive trips! Here are a few popular paddling destinations in Vermont:

  • Missisquoi River
  • Echo Lake
  • Trout River

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Planning a paddling trip? Practice Safer Paddling and remember to ALWAYS WEAR A LIFE JACKET!

Canoeing Locations In Vermont

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

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

Connect with Paddlers in Vermont

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