2015 Schedule
Don't see a trip and dates that work for you? Contact Dave to discuss options.
East Grand Adventure Race, May 9, 2015, An off trail run with map & compass, mountain biking on back woods roads and trails, traversing a river, and paddling 7 miles on Baskahegan Stream. Extra challenges along the way provide opportunity to take minutes off your course time include a tough mudder crawl, tomahawk throwing, log rolling and two person crosscut sawing. The race distance is approx. 20 miles, duration is 3.5-5 hours. Several divisions, high school boys, girls, adults, Jr/Sr., & open. Race in pairs or as a relay team in the open division. Cost $20.00 per person includes t-shirt, lunch and trophies. $1,000.00 in prizes for youth divisions! For lastest information & results of May 10, 2014 race, visit http://www.eastgrandschool.org/adventure-race


Allagash River Canoe Trips (inquire about longer Allagash trips) 

May 22-25, 4 days, Round Pond to the village (trip is full)

August 3-6, 4 days, Round Pond to the village



Our number one trip for spotting moose and eagles. Enjoy a leisurely pace, comfortable campsites, great meals. Suitable for all ages. No previous experience necessary. Round Pond to Allagash Village, 33 miles, 4 days; Long Lake Thoroughfare to Allagash Village, 45 miles, 5 or 6 days; Churchill Lake to Allagash Village, 64 miles, 6 or 7 days; Longer trips to include Chamberlain and Eagle Lakes or remote start from Allagash Lake add 2+ days. Cost: $175.00 per person per day. Teens 1/3 off, ages 12 and under 1/2 price when there is at least four in the group (your party or combined parties) paying full price.



St. Croix River Canoe Trips  (inquire about 3 & 5 day trips)

July 6-9, 4 days, Vanceboro to Loon Bay

July 27-30, 4 days, Vanceboro to Loon Bay

Aug. 25-28, 4 days, Teen & Parent Trip, Vanceboro to Kellyland, (teens $400.00, parents $600.00) 


Note: New to the sport of paddling and have a desire to do an extended canoe trip in Canada someday? The St. Croix River is a great trip to gain and brush up on basic whitewater skills. Contact Dave to discuss options for the purpose of gaining these skills. 


Well suited for families and groups of all ages with little or no experience, the St. Croix is a great river to learn basic paddling and camping skills. The more advanced paddler will appreciate the quick water, numerous rapids and may even want to try their skill at solo paddling or canoe poling. A more relaxed schedule allows time to swim fish read a book and enjoy quality time with friends and family. Choose dates that work for you. A typical 2 day trip is Vanceboro to Little Falls 20 miles, 3 or 4 day trip Vanceboro to Loon Bay, 20 miles, 5 day trip Vanceboro to Kelleyland, 33 miles. Trips originating on Spednic Lake add 1 or 2 days. $150.00 per person per day, Teens 1/3 off, ages 12 and under 1/2 price when there is at least four in the group (your party or combined parties) paying full price.




The St. John River Canoe TripMay 27-June 2, 7 days, 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.  The river itself is now less a center of activity then it used to be when logs were driven down in the spring and farms along the way helped supply the logging operations. We'll explore historical logging artifacts near Seven Islands and  Nine Mile Bridge. The trip from Baker Lake to the Town of Dickey is 105 miles and can be done in six or seven days. Later in the trip we'll take on mile long Big Black Rapids which are class II-III. 24 miles downstream from the Big Black Rapids and near trip's end we'll take on Big Rapids which are 2 miles long and class II-III. We'll be sure to brush up on canoeing skills and commands on the calmer parts of the trip to get you ready for these rapids.  Cost: $1365.00



Cascapedia River, Quebec, June 13-21, Very fast river with lots of rapids start to finish through a beautiful Canadian forest river valley. Suitable for intermediate paddlers. First & last days are travel days, with 2 nights lodging included, and 7 days on the river. $1,695.00 per person, Teens 1/3 off.

NE Mistassibi River Whitewater Canoe Trip, Quebec, July 11-23, fast water & miles and miles of rapids through a beautiful Canadian forest river valley. Suitable for experienced paddlers and polers. Great parent teen trip, fish for Brook Trout and Northern Pike. Great river to solo or tandem. Note, we are taking it slow allowing lots of time to fish for brook trout. Trip meets and ends in Maine. We drive up on the 11th, put in the afternoon of the 12th, on the river 10.5 days, takeout early on the 22nd, back in Maine on the 23rd. $2,195.00 You Tube
Liard River, Yukon, August 10-22, Remote 13 day wilderness canoe trip. Floatplane in & paddle out, winding thru the mountains on a clear river with pools of bull trout and Arctic grayling. Trip meets and ends in Whitehorse, good camping skills required. $3500.00, More info on the Liard River Canoe Trip


Book a Trip with Your Family

 or Group, Large or Small. Inquire for Available Dates.

Saint Croix River, Maine, With good water levels all summer long, miles of quick water, and easy class I-II rapids, it's easy to see why the St. Croix River is one of Maine's best canoe trips for novices and experienced alike. With numerous starting and ending points, choose a day trip, over night or longer up to 5 days. A great trip for families, small and large groups. (more Info.)


The Allagash Wilderness Waterway, Allagash is our best canoe trip for spotting wildlife and is popular with families, scout groups, summer camps, adult and youth groups. With its easy flowing water, it is one of the few eastern rivers that can be paddled for a week or longer and not bump into civilization. Choose from 4-10 days with numerous starting  and ending points. (more Info.) 


Joining Others on a trip in 2015, Perhaps you're one person or a small group wanting to join others on an outing. Trips are more affordable when the group size is four or more. 

Fall Trips, Weekend overnight canoe trips available on the Saint Croix, Baskahegan and East Branch of the Penobscot River, 1-3 days in duration.


Making a reservation and what is provided

Guided  Canoe Trips,  Nature Photography,  Moose Watching,

Whitewater Canoeing,  Weekend Getaways,  Family Friendly


Tel. 207-448-2743, Cell (call or text) 207-551-8729  Address: Canoe the Wild, 588 US Route 1, Weston, Maine 04424
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