Below is our 2018 schedule. If you don’t see a trip and dates that work for you, contact Dave to discuss options.
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 26-28, 3 days (available)
- July 13-15, 3 days (trip is full)
- July 12-14, 3 days (tentative)
- July 19-21, 3 days (trip is full)
- August 24-26, 3 days, (room for 8)
Cost per person: day trips $125.00, 2 day trips $550.00, 3 day trips $595.00, 4 day trips $745.00, 5 day trips, $895.00, kids and teens up to age 17 come at 10% off when there is at least four paying full price.
Allagash Canoe Trip (more info)
Our best trip for spotting moose. Numerous starting and ending locations. Our 4 day trips start at Round Pond skipping Chase Stream Rapids and the large headwater lakes ending at Allagash Village. Our July 24-28, 5 day trip starts on Long Lake, below Chase Stream Rapids ending in Allagash Village. Our August 24-29, 6 day trip begins on Churchill Lake including Chase Stream Rapids ending in Allagash Village. Our July 15-19, 5 day trip begins on Churchill Lake, includes Chase Stream Rapids ending at Michaud Farms.
Families with younger kids are welcome on our 4 day trips which are mostly river travel, on longer trips, we recommend the minimum age be 12.
- May 25-28, 4 days (room for 6)
- July 23-27, 5 days (room for 7)
- August 10-13, Group A, 4 days (room for 4)
- August 10-13, Group B, 4 days (trip is full)
- August 15-19, 5 days, (room for 6)
- August 15-18, 4 days, (room for 8)
- August 24-29, 6 days (room for 8)
Cost per person, 4 day trips $795.00, 5 day trips $950.00, 6 day trips $1095.00, 7 day trips $1245.00, kids and teens up to age 17 come at 10% off on 4 & 5 day trips and 15% off on trips 6 days and longer when there are at least four adults paying full price.
Bonaventure River, Gaspe, Quebec (more info)
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 our 2017 trip)
- June 16-23, (room for 3)
Cost per person $1595.00
East Branch of the Penobscot River (More Info)
Below Grand Lake Matagamon is the scenic and rugged East Branch of the Penobscot River whitewater canoe trip with views of the Traveler Mountains to the west in Baxter State Park. From Matagamon Lake to Grindstone Falls is a 38 mile paddle with a mix of lively whitewater, flat water and several mandatory portages around scenic waterfalls including Haskell Rock Pitch, Pond Pitch, Grand Pitch and Hauling Machine Pitch. Nine miles below Whetstone Falls is Crowfoot Falls and another 2+ miles beyond is Grindstone Falls. Both we scout and paddle with caution. Must be in good physical condition for portaging.
- July 19-22, 4 days (room for 8)
Cost per person: $850.00. ages 14-17 come at 10% off when there is at least four paying full price.
East Grand Adventure Race (more info)
- May 12, all day event in Danforth, Maine
20 mile run, bike and paddle, hosted by the East Grand School and directed by Canoe the Wild. $20.00 per person. 2 minute (video) of this event!
Private Custom Trips
Contact us to discuss putting a custom trip together for your family or group of 8 or more. If your group is less than 8 in number, we can discuss a cost person that makes it feasible to go or joining up with others. Available dates include July 13-22, August 15-28.
- June 9-16 (booked)
- June 27-July 8 (booked)
- July 26-August 6 (booked)
How To Proceed with Signing Up For A Trip
Contact Dave to discuss the status of the trip and to answer any questions you may have. Once you have decided on a trip, download the Application, Release and Health History forms available on the contacts webpage and mail in with a deposit.
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.
Other Potential 2018 Canoe Trips
West Branch of the Penobscot River
3 to 5 days, easy paddling & great wildlife viewing, cost per person, $750.00+ (more info)