Canoeing in Nevada

Canoeing Trips in Nevada

Nevada has a reputation for being a dry state (the word "desert" even comes to mind), but this means that most bodies of water become a designated recreation area with great access, sandy put-ins, and rocky scenery! Check out all canoeing trips in Nevada for every level of canoeist. Whether you're looking for a day trip, multi-day trip, or anything in between, there's a canoe trip in Nevada for you! If you've paddled Nevada 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 Nevada

With such a typically warm climate, Nevada is a great place to paddle, splash your paddling buddies, or go for a dip in the water to cool off! Here are a few popular paddling destinations in Nevada:

  • Walker River
  • Sand Harbor of Lake Tahoe
  • Washoe Lake

Canoeing Locations In Nevada

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

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

Connect with Paddlers in Nevada

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