Canoeing & Kayaking

On the Water

Enjoy the feeling of the sun on your back as you paddle up and down the waterways around the area. Some popular nearby adventure outposts to check out include: Bethel Outdoor Adventure, Sport Thoma, Northern Water Outfitters, and ELC Outdoors.

L.L.BEAN OUTDOOR DISCOVERY SCHOOLS

The perfect way to strengthen your on-water skills, with courses in Kayaking and Stand-Up Paddleboarding (and for land-lovers Archery too), taught by certified guides, starting at $25. 

Bethel Outdoor Adventure

Bethel Outdoor Adventure offers fun, outdoor recreation for all ages and abilities. BOA will take you up river where you can paddle back to their riverfront location. Full-day, half-day, or one-hour trips are available. Registered Maine Guides can assist in river navigation if requested.

Sport Thoma

Located in Bethel on Route 2, Sport Thoma rents canoes, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards with the option for delivery and shuttle to various boat launches on the Androscoggin River.

Northern Water Outfitters

Easily access a gorgeous lake and river area just above the Errol Dam in New Hampshire. Rent canoes or touring kayaks from Northern Water Outfitters to explore around these beautiful spots of true wilderness encompassing the Magalloway River and Umbagog Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

ELC Outdoors

ELC Outdoors is a premier adventure outpost in Northern NH, providing canoe and kayak rentals for single and multi-day trips. For a camping trip on Lake Umbagog or a 5-mile paddle on the Androscoggin River, ELC Outdoors has you covered. To purchase a river map, visit Mahoosuc Land Trust or Bethel Outdoor Adventure.