Our ACA trained staff at West River welcomes those of any skill level to the world of paddle sports! You can rest assured knowing that each paddler will sit comfortably in a kayak or canoe, or on a paddle board, that has been specifically chosen for both stability and ease of use. Whether you are eager to learn a new set of paddle skills or ready to hone their own, our crew will take the time to share their knowledge and answer your questions prior to entering the water. Each guest will have the opportunity to receive a 10 minute instruction for vessel of choice prior to their assisted launch from our articulating docks.

With the incredible amount of history surrounding the banks of the The Vermilion River has so much to offer. If you are looking to expand your knowledge of watersheds or learn a new set of skills check out our services! We offer on water education provided by watershed naturalists and certified instructors.


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