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  Canoe Camping with Children, Kids
Canoe camping is a great way to introduce your kids to the great outdoors, and to the sport you love, but things change when you add little ones to the equation.
Paddling and camping with kids can be lots of fun, but plan ahead, taking in all considerations for the kids' safety, comfort and enjoyment, and chances are you will have a great time sharing the outdoors with kids.
Canoe and Kayak also publishes four special paddling annuals: Kayak Touring, Whitewater Paddling, Canoe Journal, and Beginner's Guide, as well as Paddlesports Business, a bimonthly trade publication for industry members.
www.canoekayak.com /features/newbie-corner/canoe_camping   (564 words)

  
 Canoeing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canoeing is the activity of paddling a canoe or kayak for the purpose of recreation, sport, or transportation.
A kayak is propelled using a paddle with two blades where the paddler sits with their legs infront of them, whereas canoes are propelled using single- or double-bladed paddles where the paddler is kneeling or sitting on a raised seat.
Canoeing was the primary mode of long-distance transportation at one time throughout much of North America, the Amazon Basin, and Polynesia, among other locations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canoeing   (1301 words)

  
 Camping Help Hints for the Peace River
Camping on the Peace River is wilderness camping.
Renting a canoe or canoes from Canoe Outpost does not mean that all friends, family, and associates with their own canoes/kayaks automatically become registered Canoe Outpost customers.
Canoe Outpost has never had a problem with any of the wildlife along the river but caution is to be observed.
www.canoeoutpost.com /Peace/provnhints.htm   (1885 words)

  
 Algonquin Park Canoe Camping Trip
After climbing over slippery rocks and maneuvering our canoes over the stones and opening, we finally were able to continue along a km stretch of the narrow river with coniferous forest on each side.
We left our canoes behind some bushes on the beach and made camp on a knoll among the pine trees which looked out over this massive lake and hillside.
We "hit the sack" at 10 pm and had a good sleep, especially after the canoeing and portaging we did earlier in the day, let alone the fresh air we were experiencing.
www.canoestories.com /hooper1.htm   (1105 words)

  
 AMC NY-NoJ :: Canoeing and Kayaking
We hope that the canoe and kayak trips you see in our online schedule or in the Chapter Schedule are interesting and inviting, and that you will come paddle with us.
The Canoe and Kayak Committee has established a Conservation Policy Statement that all paddlers are encouraged to follow while on the river or at a campsite.
Many beginner trips use a Club canoe trailer, but it is often less costly, and more convenient, for the participants to cartop the canoes on their vehicles.
www.amc-ny.org /recreational-activities/canoe   (2100 words)

  
 Solo Canoe - Camping Trip
Even though the canoe is secure (or so it seemed), the wind picks it up and blows it into the lake.
In this case, I place the canoe between a couple of rocks so that my weight, when I enter the canoe, there will be a slight "beaching" effect.
I carry the canoe first to identify myself in case a CBO employee comes by while I am in the process of carrying a pack.
www.canoetrip.com /stegman.html   (3757 words)

  
 Canoe Camping Primer
Camping along the river -- An integral part of the enjoyment of a long river trip is the experience of camping out for several nights as you make your way down the river.
Many of the best rivers for canoe camping are under the protection and management of a government agency that may have rules about where you can camp.
Canoeing in most of the South can be enjoyed throughout the winter (with proper equipment), but summers may not be good for camping because of heat and insects.
members.aol.com /Mmcbs4/camp.html   (1310 words)

  
 Canoe Camping Vacation - Associated Content
A canoe camping trip that combines tent-camping overnights with a canoe as vehicle-of-choice by day is a sure way to pack extra fun, exercise, adventure, relaxation and scenic beauty into any camping vacation.
Canoe camping with friends or family makes the adventure livelier and even less expensive.
Because you're traveling relatively slowly, you'll see much more of the countryside's scenery and wildlife in a canoe camping trip than you'll see when using a car, truck, RV or other motor vehicle to transport you from campsite to campsite.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/28257/canoe_camping_vacation.html   (430 words)

  
 Canoeman Camping Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Most people will provide their own camping gear, but tents, sleeping bags and other camping necessities can usually be rented whenever necessary.
Camping fees are passed straight through without extra charge as a normal service for trips being led by Marc W. McCord, and are provided as a service to customers.
Campsites will be selected relative to the river being paddled and the skill level of the weakest paddlers to avoid severe fatigue and a less-than-happy canoe camping experience.
canoeman.com /CRGS/docs/camping.html   (345 words)

  
 Learn how to Canoe Camp - Recommended Canoe Camping Gear and Equipment - Canoeing and Camping Tips
Combine paddling with camping and you've discovered a combination that cannot be surpassed in the eyes of many.
Canoe camping allows one to discover places that were previously only imagined.
Purchase the wrong canoe and you may be stuck with a boat that is too unstable for the family or that is difficult to navigate through the rapids.
www.moshannonfalls.com   (570 words)

  
 Carolina Canoe Club - Canoe Camping   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Canoe camping is available at Lumber River State Park.
Canoe camping is available at New River State Park at three locations.
It is often used for weekend canoe/camping because of the camping possibilities in the national forest.
www.carolinacanoeclub.com /camping.html   (1620 words)

  
 Peace River Overnight Canoe Camping
Camping at Gardner South and Oak Hill on Canoe Outpost property is available for Canoe Outpost customers only, not available to the general public.
Camping on the first night (23 miles section) is anywhere on the right hand side of the river (west side), down by the water, camp at Canoe Outpost Oak Hill the second night.
Camping is anywhere on the right hand side of the river (west side), down by the water.
www.canoeoutpost.com /Peace/provn.htm   (1908 words)

  
 Canoe camping - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Before the age of roads, canals, airplanes, etc., the most effective way to travel across the vast expanse of northern wilderness was to navigate the countless small waterways that dotted the landscape as far as one could see.
Also in 1883, American Canoe Association Secretary Charles Neide and retired sea captain "Barnacle" Kendall paddled and sailed over three thousand miles in a sailing canoe from Lake George, New York to Pensacola, Florida.
The adventure memoir Canoeing with the Cree relates Eric Sevareid's youthful journey with a companion from Minnesota to Hudson Bay in 1930.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canoe_camping   (819 words)

  
 Montana Canoe Camping Trips
The staff at the Canoeing House orients canoers to the water.
For day trips, visitors often park at the Canoeing House, so their vehicles are safe and secure while they are on the water.
Shuttle service is available for those with their own canoes or those renting canoes from the Canoeing House.
www.imt.net /~logworker/canoeing/camping.html   (345 words)

  
 Canoe Kentucky ~ Elkhorn Creek, Whitewater Trips to Float Trips and Everything in Between!
The camping area is a primitive area, currently with no water, electricity, or facilities.
Camping area is in the development stage, so stay tuned for further developments.
We have plans to improve sites, add water and electricity, a bath house, and if enough interest is sparked, we are going to have a few primitive cabins for rent in the near future.
www.canoeky.com /camping   (163 words)

  
 Canoe Country Outfitters BWCA BWCAW Canoe camping trips Ely, Minnesota
Canoe Country Outfitters is offering canoe, camping, and fishing trips to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) of N.E. Minnesota and Quetico Park of Canada and has done so for over 50 years.
The entire area is for canoes only, except a half dozen BWCA lakes that still allow limited use of motorboats.
Canoe Country Outfitters is conveniently located in downtown Ely, plus we maintain a private canoe base on Moose Lake (20 miles east of Ely).
www.canoecountryoutfitters.com   (316 words)

  
 Overnight Stream Camping
Camping without permission at locations that are not dedicated campsites could be considered trespassing.
Camping is open all year on a first come, first serve basis.
Camping is available on a first come, first serve basis.
www.in.gov /dnr/outdoor/canoe/camp.html   (568 words)

  
 Hawk's Nest Canoe Outfitters - Camping Trips
Canoe Outfitters that can handle your Canoe Trips, Canoe Outfitting, or Adventure Trips on the Wisconsin River, the Turtle Flambeau Flowage and many other locations in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.
Extensive instruction in canoeing, cooking, packing, camping, and fishing techniques is done slowly to give you the know-how for a successful camping trip.
We will route this trip to your wants and place you base camps close to the action so you will spend less time searching and more time fishing.
www.hawksnestcanoe.com /campingtrips.htm   (426 words)

  
 Eric Rush 29 JUN 00: Canoe camping on Lake Mills   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
There we’d have the option of canoeing to a campsite or camping at the end of the road and using the canoe for fun and fishing.
By the time we returned to camp for lunch, the wind was as strong as it had been the night before, and from the same direction.
We could have loaded the canoe, paddled across the river and hiked the short, steep trail to the Whiskey Bend road, leaving the canoe and gear at the river.
www.ericrush.com /june2900.htm   (711 words)

  
 Maine Path and Paddle Guides
We believe and follow Leave No Trace camping practices, have a deep wilderness ethic and abide by all the laws of the great State O' Maine.
Canoeing allows families to access remote areas with children without the worry of lugging all that extra gear that you need for the little ones.
The shared adventure of camping with small children, experiencing wilderness, and gaining outdoor skills will provide paddling and hiking adventures that will be cherished family memories.
www.canoemaine.com /about.html   (607 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Boundary Waters Canoe Camping, 2nd: Books: Cliff Jacobson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Boundary Waters Canoe Camping is your seasoned guide to a BWCA experience, whether you're canoeing and camping here for the first time or returning for an extended voyage through this paddler's paradise.
Canoeing authority Cliff Jacobson explains the best and safest ways of planning and enjoying a BWCA journey.
Learn about obtaining permits, packing the right supplies, and practicing low-impact camping techniques to polishing your paddling skills, traveling with children, and knowing how to deal with hazards (on land or water) when you are deep in the wilderness.
www.amazon.ca /Boundary-Waters-Canoe-Camping-2nd/dp/0762706678   (576 words)

  
 The Canoe Camper - Canoe Camping With Kids
This FAQ is based on our experience taking our children canoe camping with us, our discussions with other parents, and things we have read on the net and elsewhere.
Our experience is limited to children under ten, although I have memories of canoeing and camping as a child myself (Well, we took a thirteen year old once, but I'd rather not generalize from her).
These are next to an adult in the canoe and at the campsite, come along on hikes, and on portages in both directions.
www.gregcons.com /canoe/kidpaddle.htm   (5302 words)

  
 Suwannee Trip Report 3-05
I called the Suwannee River Canoe Outpost at Suwannee Springs and told them David and I wanted to canoe the 42 miles from White Springs to Suwannee State Park, which I had heard is the most beautiful part of the Suwannee to canoe.
At a gas station a few miles from the Canoe Outpost the guy at the cash register told me the water level on the Suwannee was high and the current strong.
Sometimes it felt like the canoe was on a conveyor belt — almost as if we were canoeing on a cushion of air.
www.canoe-suwannee.com /feedback.htm   (2504 words)

  
 Boundary Waters Canoe Outfitters Voyageur, a Complete Canoe Outfitter
A canoe camping trip in the Boundary Waters or Quetico Park is a unique opportunity for a vacation of a lifetime.
If your idea of camping is flush toilets, activity filled campgrounds, located five minutes from the nearest town, then this is not the place to come.
As rewarding and satisfying a canoe trip is, we know not all of you will choose to come this summer.
www.canoeit.com /outfitting.cfm   (574 words)

  
 Whitewater Canoe Camping - Brookville, IN
Camping reservations are required at river sites, and arrivals after 8:00 p.m.
All camps are near Brookville Lake, Whitewater Lake, and Metamora Canal town.
River camps cannot be developed as extensively as nearby lake camps due to periodic flooding.
www.whitewatercanoerental.com /Camping.asp   (139 words)

  
 Free Information on Fishing From a Canoe, Canoe Camping, and Wilderness Camping at Canoe Camp Fish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A canoe can be as inexpensive as $400 (used) plus another $50 for paddles and car carriers.
A canoe is easy to store and may be transported with a small economy car, as compared to the mid or full-sized vehicle required to tow a boat.
Canoe camping in wilderness areas such as the Boundary Waters Canoe Area offers an unmatched experience.
www.canoecampfish.com   (430 words)

  
 Woody's Backcountry Canoe Camping
This style of camping is gaining in popularity recently, as more people discover the magic of moving quietly through pristine waters, surrounded by gorgeous vistas and abundant wildlife.
Slight to moderate "rocker" -This is the shape of the bottom of the canoe from bow (front) to stern (rear), similar to the bottom of a rocking chair.
More rocker (curvature) would help the canoe turn very quickly, but this allows the canoe to turn very nicely and is easier to keep directed in a straight line of travel.
www.frontiernet.net /~dcsherwood/index.htm   (1160 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Boundary Waters Canoe Camping: Canoe Camping with Style: Books: Cliff Jacobson,Cliff Moen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
An excellent book for anyone who is interested in canoeing, camping or the B.W.C.A. Timely information for the first timer in the BWCA or for those that have made many trips.
I have been camping for over 30 years and he didn't tell me anything helpful that I didn't learn to do, or not do, after my first camping trip.
Anybody that followed what he says in his book word for word would spend a lot of money on unnecessary expensive equipment camping equipment and most probably have the worst time of their life camping.
www.amazon.com /Boundary-Waters-Canoe-Camping-Style/dp/1570340072   (1741 words)

  
 Simple Camping Recipes - Quick easy and free Canoe Camping Recipies
Camp meals improved considerably after a few trips but we are always on the lookout for something better.
Camp Cooking - A discussion of tools and techniques for cooking in the backcountry.
More camping recipes can be found at tahoe's BWCA pages and David Sweets's camping recipe area on About.com.
www.quietjourney.com /recipes   (223 words)

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