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Our 5th canoe trip this month! this one guided by Tammi Matula. and Andrew Gibbs. The Allagash is our number one trip for spotting moose and other wildlife. Makes for a great Maine family vacation, choose 4 to 8 days, part or the entire wilderness waterway. Pictures taken by Tammi Matula. click here for Canoe the Wild’s 2019 schedule.

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Pictures of our Six day Allagash canoe trip, June 23-28, from Churchill Lake to Allagash Village, 62 miles. Maine is a top destination for canoe trips. the Allagash is best for seeing wildlife including moose viewing. Late August is open for an Allagash Canoe Trip this year or visit Canoe the Wild 2018 schedule to do this next summer.

 

 

Trip Highlights from 2015. River trips including the Allagash canoe trip, St. Croix River, Cascapedia, NE Mistassibi river trip, Liard River Trip, Yukon Canada and Penobscot Rivers. also a few pictures from a moose photography outing and moose hunting wall tent base camps in the North Maine Woods. My 2016 schedule Maine canoe trips includes 3 day, 4 day and longer trips on Maine  and Canadian rivers. Most canoe trips are for the beginner, and no extreme workouts or conditioning required before you trip. An active life style including walking and stretching for a few weeks prior to the trip is helpful. Canoe trips are fully outfitted and guided. More information is available at Canoe the Wild.com

St. Croix River canoe trips are fun for all ages and experience levels! A great river for a novice to learn corrective canoe strokes in easy whitewater. We’ve had beginners from ages 6 to 76 on the St. Croix. Camping is in tents and cooking is done over the open fire. Trips can be 3 to 5 days, or 6-7 days when starting on Spednic Lake. Maine guides take care of all the logistics including providing all the gear and meals and having vehicles shuttled to the takeout location.  Discover Maine as a top summer destination and plan your 2016 vacation around a guided canoe trip and river tour on the Allagash or St. Croix River with Dave Conley and Canoe the Wild.

Canoe trips are a great way to view moose. Here are some soft adventure options for exploring Maine with comfortable campsites, awesome meals, and leisurely pace.

 The Allagash, 4-10 days with 4-7 being most poplular. Our number one Maine wildlife photography trip for spotting and viewing moose. The Allagash Wilderness Waterway has a large population of moose and we know the hot spots. Moose watching trips are a great to enjoy Maine’s wild places.  more information about Allagash canoe trips

West Branch of the Penobscot River 3-5 days, Choose a canoe trip West Branch Penobscot and Lobster Lake. Lobster Lake offers great campsites, sandy beaches and mountain vistas. We can set up base camp, explore islands and hike up Lobster Mountain. The Penobscot is great for viewing moose and birds. The Lobster Lake trip can be extended by traveling down the West Branch of the Penobscot River to Chesuncook Village and beyond. more information about the West Branch Penobscot River trip

Baskahegan Stream, 1-4 days, The Baskahegan Stream is less traveled with its bogs, marshes and flowages. It’s a great place for moose viewing. With the Baskahegan, you’ll have the option of tenting out in rustic campsites or day trip while staying in local accommodations. more about the Baskahegan Stream trip

Fully outfitted and guided trips means you’ll have more time to focus viewing wildlife and picture taking while we take care of all your trip logistics including all neessary equipment, canoes, camping gear, great meals cooked over an open fire, transportation or vehicle shuttle, instruction when needed and safely guide your family or group down the river. All you’ll need is what’s on your personal gear list and a sleeping bag, we’ll provide the rest!

Maine Vacation packages, 3 & 4 days

Moose Viewing Trips,

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Paddling by canoe & kayak is a great way to explore Maine with opportunities to view eagles, loons, Great Blue Herons, ducks, geese, Canadian Jay, Hooded Mergansers, Chickadee, common tern and more. Here are some river trip options for soft adventure with comfortable campsites, awesome meals, and leisurely pace. Choose a 3 day Maine vacation package and getaway on the St. Croix River and a 4 day Maine vacation package on the Allagash for great bird viewing trips and tours.

The Allagash, 4+ days, Our number one wildlife photography trip for viewing moose and bald eagles. Birders will love the Allagash with plenty of opportunities for viewing birds in an unspoiled environment. You’ll want to keep an eye out underneath as the forest floor offers a wide variety of plant life for macro photography.

West Branch of the Penobscot River, 3-5 days Our last trip into Lobster Lake we spotted the Great Blue Heron and American Bittern (pictured on this page). Choose a canoe trip into Lobster Lake on the West Branch of the Penobscot River for great campsites, sandy beaches and mountain vistas. We can set up base camp, explore islands and hike up Lobster Mountain. It’s a great trip for viewing moose and bird life. The Lobster Lake trip can be extended by traveling down the West Branch of the Penobscot River to Chesuncook Village and beyond.

The St. Croix River,  1-5 days with 3-4 days are most popular, Combines great wilderness travel with easy whitewater, maintained campsites and a healthy population of Bald eagles. It’s fun for all ages and youth always enjoy up close views of turtles and frogs during the warm summer months. Whos knows, you might even spot a pair of Great Horned Owls!

More about Maine Guide Dave Conley and guided Maine bird watching tours at Canoe the Wild website.