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Canoe & Kayak

The Lamoille River is a scenic wonderland that cuts through the Green Mountains towards Lake Champlain. Explore the scenery and spy on local wildlife at the leisurely pace of a canoe or kayak.


Vermont Canoe & Kayak

Embark on a river journey tailored to your spirit of adventure. Take a leisurely float down the Lamoille River while you spy on local wildlife and take in the stunning mountain scenery.

"Live like a Local" Featured Tours*:

Ice Cream Float

      • Tuesdays at 1:00pm 
      • Combines paddling in canoes with a stop on one of the many beach areas to enjoy your choice of Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream or another frozen treat. Take an optional swim. Must book 24 hours in advance.
      • Included in Price: Canoe and frozen treat
      • Bring your own: sunscreen, bugspray, water, snacks, clothing that can get wet, change of clothes
      • For Ages 3+ | Canoe can hold 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 small children
      • $110 per canoe (+10% booking fee) | 2.5 hours off-site excursion 

Morning River Kayak

      • Wednesdays at 9:00am
      • An excellent start to your day. Your guide will take you down a 4.5 mile scenic stretch of river at a leisurely pace, giving you ample opportunity to enjoy nature and catch a glimpse of wildlife.
      • Included in Price: kayak rental, life vest
      • Bring your own: sunscreen, bugspray, water, snacks, clothing that can get wet, change of clothes
      • $60 per person (+10% booking fee) | 2 hours off-site excursion 

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Umiak

Umiak Outdoor Outfitters pride themselves at Vermont's outdoor adventure center. Offering retail sales, demos, safety instructions, tours, rentals, custom excursions, and more, this full-service outfitter features some of New England's top-trained outdoor enthusiasts.

"Live like a Local" Featured Tours*:

River Tubing Shuttle & Tour

  • Shuttle runs Thursdays-Monday at 10:00am, 12:00pm, and 2:00pm
  • • Come spend the day on a leisurely tube float down the Winooski in Richmond, VT. Based on water levels and time of the season we average this tour taking between 2-3 hours. Guests will meet us at our takeout in Richmond. From there we will shuttle you up the river and drop you off at our put-in. Your shuttle driver will go over some river safety and explain the takeout points in detail.
  • Included in Price: Tubes, lifejackets, and one-way shuttle to river put-in
  • Bring your own: sunscreen, bug spray, water, snacks, clothing that can get wet, change of clothes
  • For Ages 6+
  • $20-35/person | Approx. 2-3 hours depending on river conditions
  • This "Live Like A Local" tour must be booked direct with Umiak

River Paddling Shuttle & Tour

Winooski River
  • Shuttle runs Sunday - Wednesday Starting Memorial Day Weekend
  • Our 4-mile tour departs at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm on the Winooski River in Waterbury, VT. This gentle and slow-moving river is perfect for beginner paddlers.
    • $49/person | Approx. 1.5 - 2 hours depending on river conditions
  • Our 9-mile tour departs at 12:00 pm on the Winooski River in Waterbury, VT. This trip is a more advanced section of the river with Class I/II whitewater rapids.
    • $69/person | Approx. 3.5 - 4 hours depending on river conditions
  • Included in Price: boat, paddle, lifejacket and one-way shuttle to river put-in
  • Bring your own: sunscreen, bug spray, water, snacks, clothing that can get wet and a change of clothes.
  • For Ages 6+
  • This "Live Like A Local" tour must be booked direct with Umiak
Lamoille River
  • •Shuttle runs Thursday- Saturday Starting mid-June •
  • Our 4-mile tour departs at 10:00 am, 2:00 pm, and 12:00 pm on the Lamoille River in Jeffersonville, VT. This gentle and slow-moving river is perfect for beginner paddlers
    • $49/person | Approx. 1.5 - 2 hours depending on river conditions
  • Included in Price: boat, paddle, lifejacket and one-way shuttle to river put-in
  • Bring your own: sunscreen, bug spray, water, snacks, clothing that can get wet and a change of clothes.
  • For Ages 6+
  • This "Live Like A Local" tour must be booked direct with Umiak

 

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*Live Like a Local Featured Tours

These off-site excursions highlight the best our local adventure partners have to offer. Length of activity does not include estimated travel time. 10% booking fee applies to all 3rd party excursions booked through Spruce Peak Outfitters.

Either sign up for a featured activity, or explore other options by these preferred local vendors. These activities may have their own cancellation penalties and fees. Call Spruce Peak Outfitters at 802-760-4061 or email btvdh-SPO@hyatt.com for reservations and information.

Page Updated 5/23/2022

 

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