Canoeing in Utah

Canoeing Trips in Utah

Sometimes referred to as Abbey Country, Utah's wide open spaces, red rock canyons, and nuanced vistas make for a wonderful destination and a unique environment worth experiencing! Check out all canoeing trips in Utah 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 Utah for you! If you've paddled Utah 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 Utah

Water has contributed much to the otherworldly landscapes of Utah, eroding and carving slots, towers, and canyons throughout the state. Paddling through these formations is a glimpse into the past and the power of water to alter and create these gorgeous destinations. Here are a few popular paddling destinations in Utah:

  • Green River
  • Colorado River
  • Dirty Devil River

Canoeing Locations In Utah

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

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

Connect with Paddlers in Utah

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