Kayaking in Vermont

Kayaking Trips in Vermont

With 700 lakes and over 5,000 miles of rivers and streams, you can find a great place to paddle in Vermont! Many of the state parks also offer kayak rentals as well for added ease of getting on the water. Check out all kayaking trips in Vermont for every level of kayaker. Whether you're looking for a guided trip, kayak rentals, self-guided, day trip, multi-day trip, or anything in between, there's a kayak trip in Vermont for you! If you've paddled Vermont before, be sure to share your trip with the rest of us!

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Guide to Kayaking in Vermont

If you're interested in a longer trip, be sure to read up on some of the water trails that pass through Vermont. Here are a few popular paddling destinations in Vermont:

  • Lake Champlain
  • Echo Lake
  • Missisquoi River

Kayaking 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 Kayaking 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 kayaking in Vermont? Check out the Paddling.com Message Boards for resources to help you get started.

Kayak Outfitters in Vermont

Looking to rent a kayak or go on a guided trip? Check out these outfitters in Vermont: