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St. Johnsbury, Vermont| 802-748-1500

Vermont Canoeing and Kayaking

Spend just a few hours or the whole day paddling and floating along one of the scenic rivers that run through the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. Experience the historic Connecticut River, the border between New Hampshire and Vermont, and see the abundant wildlife that calls this river home. While navigating the river in your canoe or kayak be prepared to see beavers, falcons, bald eagles and much more. If paddling a canoe or kayak seems to strenuous...Passumpsic River Outfitters now rents tubes for a relaxing floating experience.


Prices -

Day Tours - $15.00-$35.00; Evening Tour - $30.00 per boat; Kayak rentals: $35.00/all day, $20.00/half day, $12.00/quick lap. Tandem canoe rentals: $55.00/all day, $30.00/half day, $12.00/quick lap.

Hours -

Shuttle service Saturday/Sunday: 10:00am-5:00pm on the hour; 5:00pm-7:00pm, by request. Monday-Friday, by request.


  • Evening Wildlife Tour
  • Tube floating experience
  • Paddle to the BBQ
  • Fall Foliage Tours
  • Kayak and canoe rentals


  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Sightseeing
  • Wildlife tours
  • Photography
  • Adventure
  • Family Fun

Nearby rivers

The Passumpsic River, Connecticut River, and Moose River all run through the Northeast Kingdom.

Wildlife you may see while on a tour

Many species of wildlife live along the rivers in the Northeast Kingdom including beavers, herons, peregrine falcons, deer, fox, wood ducks, and bald eagles. There is also an abundance of fish that live in the rivers.


  • How can I get transportation to and from the landing zone?

    Shuttle service is available in St. Johnsbury or in Barnet depending on the direction you take (north or south). The St. Johnsbury pickup is at the intersection of the Passumpsic and Moose Rivers and the Barnet pickup is at the bridge that crosses the Connecticut River between Barnet, Vermont and Monroe, New Hampshire. Shuttle service is also available as far north as East Burke for an additional charge.
  • How long will tours last/what is the pricing?

    Tours last from one and a half hours, to full day tours, to overnight tours. Prices depend on length and if the tour is a day tour or evening tour. Pricing is as follows: Day Tours - $15.00-$35.00; Evening Tour - $30.00 per boat; Overnight Tour, $70.00; Prices vary for the Paddle Weekend Tour. Contact them for information and rates.

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