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River Trips

We offer several options for people of any ability to get on the "Wild & Scenic" Mississippi. All trips are on a flat water stretch of river with a gentle current. With miles of natural shoreline, abundant wild life, sand bars, camp sites, and islands to explore, you will get a feel of seclusion as you paddle and float toward your take-out location.


Short/Beginner

The 8 mile river trip is perfect for the beginner, or anyone wanting a shorter trip. A great way to spend a few hours with your family or friends. Price includes parking, boat or board, life jacket, paddle, and shuttle pick up along the Mississippi River.

  • 8 mile River Trip (about 2-3 hrs on the water)
    • Tandem Canoe or Kayak: $31/person
    • Solo Kayak, or SUP board: $41/person

Extended/Intermediate

CW Outfitting has multiple options for longer trips on the "Wild & Scenic" Mississippi River. These are great ways to spend the day or multiple days with your family or friends. Prices include parking, boat or board, life jacket, paddle, and shuttle drop off and/or pick up along the Mississippi River.

  • 13 mile River Trip (about 4-5 hrs on the water)
    • Tandem Canoe or Kayak: $34/person
    • Solo Kayak or SUP board: $44/person

  • 15 mile River Trip (about 5-6 hrs on the water)
    • Tandem Canoe or Kayak: $37/person
    • Solo Kayak or SUP board: $47/person

  • Multi-Day River Trip (Price includes up to 15 river miles/day of shuttling)
    • Tandem Canoe: $25/person/day
    • Solo Kayak or SUP board: $35/person/day
    • For trips over 15 river miles/day, add $3/river mile/group shuttle

Click here to see trip maps

Click here to see our rental equipment

For CW Outfitting Policies & Procedures, Click Here

**Before coming for any trips, please call ahead to make sure we have equipment and shuttle space available. Reserve ahead of time with a deposit, and we will hold equipment and shuttle space for you.


Shuttle Only

Have your own canoe, kayak, or SUP board? Take the hassle out of coordinating an extra vehicle and catch our shuttle! Price includes shuttle within 15 river miles of our headquarters in Clearwater.

  • 3 or more paid customers per trip: $15/person
  • 2 paid customers per trip: $20/person
  • 1 paid customer per trip: $25/person
  • Additional river miles (beyond 15) are charged at $2.00/river mile/van load.
  • Shuttle from CW Outfitting to Mississippi River Headwaters $326/van load.

Custom shuttles available upon request. Contact us for prices & availability.

**Before coming for any shuttles, please call ahead to make sure we have space availability. Reserve ahead of time with a deposit, and we will hold shuttle space for you.


Group Outings

Planning a business outing, family fun day or just have a group of 8 or more people? We have these same awesome trips for you (and more!), plus discounts! Check out our group outings page.


We are
MN's Premier
Mississippi River Outfitter
& Paddle Sport Shop
Mon: Open by Appointment
Tues: Open by Appointment
Wed: 10am to 6pm
Thu: 10am to 6pm
Fri: 10am to 6pm
Sat: 10am to 6pm
Sun: 10am to 6pm
  All other times by appointment