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!

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 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

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.