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Note: Our Online Reservations are closed for the cold water season. If you'd like to schedule a late/early season trip, please call us to make your reservation. 320-558-8123

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.                                                                  

SEE BELOW FOR TRIP DESCRIPTIONS.

If you have any trouble booking online or don't see the trip you want, give us a call and we'll take your reservation via phone. 320-558-8123. 
Before booking a trip, please review our Cancellation Policy.

Day Trips
TANDEM CANOE
Canoe Paddling Trip on the Mississippi River
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TANDEM KAYAK
Kayak Trip on the Mississippi RiverBOOK NOW
SOLO KAYAK
Kayak trip on the Mississippi River
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SUP BOARD
Stand Up Paddle Boarding SUP Trip on the Mississippi RiverBOOK NOW
Short/Beginner

A great place to start!

CW Outfitting offers a 5 mile and 8 mile river trip which are perfect for the beginner, or even the experienced paddler wanting a shorter run. These trips are on a flat water stretch of river with a gentle current. There are miles of natural shoreline with abundant wild life, sand bars, a camp site, and islands to explore. You will get a feel of seclusion as you float toward your take-out location. This is 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.

  • 5 Mile River Trip (about 1-1.5 hrs on the water)
    • Tandem Canoe or Kayak: $31/person
    • Solo Kayak or SUP board: $41/person
  • 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/Beginner/Intermediate

CW Outfitting has multiple options for longer trips on the "Wild & Scenic" Mississippi River.  All are considered flat water paddling with a gentle current. Having the designation of "Wild & Scenic" means there will be miles of natural shoreline with abundant wild life, sand bars, camp sites, and islands to explore.  You will get a feel of seclusion as you float toward your take-out location. This is a great way 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 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) ** This trip not reservable online, please call for availability **
    • Tandem Canoe or Kayak: $37/person
    • Solo Kayak or SUP board: $47/person

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Shuttle Only
5 mi / 8 mi / 13 mi Trip
Kayak, Canoe, SUP Shuttle & Outfitting Service On the Mississippi RiverBOOK NOW

Have your own canoe, kayak, or SUP board? We offer shuttles for you and your equipment! Let CW Outfitting take the hassle out of coordinating an extra vehicle and using more gas by simply catching our shuttle! Price includes shuttles within 15 river miles of CW Outfitting.

  • 3 or more paid customers in van: $15/person
  • 2 paid customers in van: $20/person
  • 1 paid customer in van: $25/person
  • Additional Mississippi River miles16-35 from CW Outfitting are charged at $3.00/river mile/van load.  For Mississippi River miles over 35 from CW Outfitting, call for better pricing.
    • For planning purposes, CW Outfitting is approximately at Mississippi River Mile marker 913.  Check river map for mile market where you want to go to figure out how many river miles the shuttle will be.
  • Shuttle from CW Outfitting to Mississippi River Headwaters is $326/van load.  Reduced that to $250 with the purchase of a canoe, kayak or SUP board.

Custom shuttles to other rivers available upon request. Contact us for prices & availability.  Keep in mind there may be 2 shuttles involved if not starting or ending at CW Outfitting.

Multi-Day River Trips
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/van load
MULTI-DAY SOLO KAYAKKayak Rental & Outfitting BOOK NOW
MULTI-DAY TANDEM CANOE Canoe Outfitting & Rental BOOK NOW

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 and group rates! Check out our group outings page.

We are
MN's Premier
Mississippi River Outfitter
& Paddle Sport Shop
Monday:  By Appointment
Tuesday:  By Appointment
Wednesday:  By Appointment
Thursday:  10am-6pm
Friday:  10am-6pm
Saturday:  10am-6pm
Sunday:  By Appointment
 
We are at the store most days and flexible with appointments.  Please give us a call!