St. Croix River Canoe Trip (more info)
Day tours & overnight trips, 3-5 days. Designated as a Canadian Heritage River, the St. Croix flows along the eastern Maine border with New Brunswick Canada offering great wilderness scenery, moderate whitewater, maintained campsites and fishing for small mouth bass. the St. Croix is well suited for families and groups of all ages with little or no experience and can be paddled all summer long.
- May 22-24, 3 days (available!)
- July 23-25, 3 days (room for 6)
- July 27-31, 5 days (available)
Cost per person: day trips $150.00, 3 day trips $695.00, 4 day trips $850.00, 5 day trips, $995.00, kids and teens up to age 17 come at 10% off.
Allagash Canoe Trip (more info)
Our best trip for spotting moose with numerous starting and ending locations. Our 5 day trips start at Churchill Lake skipping the large headwater lakes. Our 7 day trip starts on Chamberlain or Eagle Lake. Note; Trips beginning on Allagash Lake are possible when water levels allow us to do so.
Families with younger kids age 10 and older are welcome on our 5 day trips which are mostly river travel, on longer trips, we recommend the minimum age be 12. We try and match up trips (families with younger kids with the same). Late August and September trips tend to be all adult trips.
- May 23-27, 5 days, (available)
- July 5-11, 7 days, (available)
- July 28-Aug. 1, 5 days (room for 6)
- August 6-12, 7 Days (available)
- August 5-9, 5 Days (available)
- August 16-19, Photography workshop with Downeast Magazine. (click here for more info)
- August 23-29, 7 days, (room for 8)
- August 22-26, 5 days, all women’s leisure trip, (room for 9)
- September 5-10 6 days, (trip is full)
- September 14-20, 7 days (available)
Cost per person, 5 day trips $995.00, *kids $950.00, 7 day trips $1350.00, *kids $1200.00, *kids is defined as ages 17 & younger
Bonaventure River, Gaspe, Quebec (more info)
(providing Covid restrictions are lifted) 7 day whitewater canoe trip nestled in a forest of Black Spruce. We begin our trip at Lac Bonaventure high in the Chic Choc Mountains and end near the Bay of Chalour. Lots of lively class I whitewater with a few class II-III ledge drops. Must have solid paddling skills. (pictures of one of our 2019 trips)
- June 13-20 or dates that work for you, (available)
Cost per person $1695.00 (note: your deposit is 100% refundable if Covid 19 travel restrictions prevent us from going)
Baskahegan Stream Canoe Trip (more info)
The Baskahegan Stream in northern Washington County is a lesser known canoe trip, offering excellent opportunities for small mouth bass fishing, moose watching and viewing beaver, otter, eagles, and waterfowl. A leisure canoe trip with a focus on fishing.
- May 29-31, 3 days (video of this trip!)
Cost per person: $650.00 adults, $550.00 for ages 17 and under
St John River Canoe Trip (more Info)
One of Maine’s finest remote canoe trips, the Saint John River flows 128 miles from its headwaters (Saint John Ponds) and meets up with the Allagash River just below the town of Dickey. If flows through a forest of balsam fir and spruce. Below Baker Lake, the Saint John has an unusually even gradient, and there are no portages. Later in the trip, we’ll take on Big Black and Big Rapids.
- May 14-19, 6 days (available)
Cost per person $1395.00 (covers significant NMW fees & Shuttle)
NE Mistissibi River, Northern Quebec (More Info)
(providing Covid restrictions are lifted) The NE Mistissibi River is one of Eastern Canada’s best whitewater canoe trips. It features over 70 sets of rapids in 70 miles, many over 1 kilometer in length. When paddling in low to medium water, there is only one short portage and several linings, making this an excellent river to paddle or pole that is not too physically demanding. Scouting more difficult rapids prior to paddling provides helpful insight on how & where to run. Fish for Brook Trout and Northern Pike. Must have good whitewater paddling skills.
- July 7-18, (available)
Cost per person is $2595.00, includes all equipment, meals while on the river, 1st night at a campground in Doubeau/Mistissini. For adults and ages 13-17 when take part with an adult. (note: your deposit is 100% refundable if Covid 19 travel restrictions prevent us from going)
De Pas River Two Week Canoe Trip (More Info)
The De Pas is located in Northern Quebec and northeast of Labrador City and east of Schefferville. A tributary to the George River, the De Pas begins with numerous headwater lakes flowing northeast to the George River. Numerous class I-III rapids. This is an excellent back country canoeing and camping adventure offering fabulous fishing for Brook Trout, Lake Trout & Northern Pike with opportunities to view wildlife including bear, wolf and caribou.
- July or August, (inquire)
Cost per person is $5995.00, includes all equipment, meals, round trip on the train from Sept Isle to Schefferville, overnight lodging in Schefferville on both ends of the trip and bush flights in and out. Ages 13 and up, adults.
Joining Others on a trip
Perhaps you’re one person or a small group wanting to join others on an outing. Contact Dave to discuss available trips.
How To Proceed with Signing Up For A Trip
Fill out the online application (click here), next download the release form available at the bottom of the same page or (download here) fill out, sign and mail in with a deposit. Maine trips require a $200 per person deposit and trips to Canada require a $500 deposit per person. We can invoice you for credit card payment via email. A 3% charge is added to cover credit card fees. Please make checks payable to Canoe the Wild. All trip balances are due 30 days prior to the start of the trip.
Mail forms and checks to:
Canoe the Wild, 588 US Route 1, Weston, ME 04424