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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.

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Partnered up with Mike Patterson and the Wilds of Maine on the Cascapedia River Canoe trip, Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec. Had great water level and perfect weather! Check out Maine canoe trips offered through Canoe the Wild on the st. Croix and Allagash Rivers.

“Hi Dave, We are still basking in our Allagash bliss!! Thanks for a fantastic trip – it was just awesome in every way! The boys were nonstop about it in the car ride home…” Carolyn Cote

Allagash canoe trip with families from NH, NY City and Southern CA enjoying a four day trip on the Allagash River. Allagash canoe trips are well suited for those with little on no expereince with canoeing and camping in Maine. Maine Guide and Outfitter Dave Conley can guide your Allagash canoe trip and provide instruction, equipment and meals.

“All boys (and their parents) should be lucky enough to have an experience such as this. The boys grew an inch or two learning to canoe the St. Croix’s rapids. The scenery and wildlife was fantastic. Maine, and its wilds, is lucky to have ambassadors like Dave and Philip. We hope to be back soon.” Michael Bell, Manhattan, NY

Maine family canoe trip on the St Croix River with Maine guide Dave Conley of Canoe the Wild. Trips can be for all ages from one day, weekend or longer. No experience necessary

EAST GRAND ADVENTURE RACE was held May 10 in Danforth, Maine as part of East Grand High School’s Outdoor Education program. Over 80 took part in the triathalon or Baskahegan canoe race that day. Twenty mile race included a 1.6 mile off trail compass run, 10 miles of mountain biking, 8 miles of paddling. Extra challenges in the field included a mud crawl, two person cross cut saw competition, tomahawk throwing and log rolling. Challenges earned minutes off your overall course time! Divisions: race in pairs in the high school boys, girls, mixed; Adult men, women, mix; Jr./Sr. The open division can by solo, teams of any size, relay, kayak or canoe. In short, anything that doesn’t fit into the other divisions competed in the open division. Entering a relay team is a great way to participate without having to complete the entire course. Next race is May 9, 2015. Entry fee is $20.00 per person which includes trophies, t-shirt, lunch and over $1,000.00 in prizes for youth divisions. Proceeds benefit East Grand School’s outdoor education program. Sponsored in part by First Wind, Woodie Wheaton Land Trust and Ski Rack Sports. For more info contact Dave Conley of Canoe the Wild at email dave@canoethewild.com or call 207-551-8729, School’s website is www.eastgrandschool.org/adventure-race