Explore the Northeast Kingdom's Waterways

With some of the most breathtaking views on the continent and verdant greenery blanketing huge mountain peaks, the natural landscape of our region is legendary. But it’s not just our mountains that made us fall in love with the region and the true outdoorsmen knows how to appreciate all facets of Mother Nature’s effortless beauty. Exploring the Northeast Kingdom’s waterways is an experience unlike any you’ll gain from hiking our mountains and with the proper guides your paddling adventure will be unforgettable.

The Northeast Kingdom has some truly unique ways to experience our rivers, lakes, and ponds Take a moonlit canoe or kayak trip on a night with plenty of bright moonlight to see the beauty of the mountains and forest reflected on the water’s surface. For the brave and experienced paddler, you will find that the Northeast Kingdom’s rivers offer whitewater excitement during high water that will satisfy anyone looking for an adrenaline rush.

Clyde River Recreation offers river trips and rentals of kayaks, canoes, and small boats less than an hour away from the Highland Lodge. You can also book a delivery of a canoe, kayak, or paddleboard to Lake Willoughby nearby. Paddle trips are a self-guided trip into the wilderness with friends, family members, or a special someone that provides an excellent and unique way to bond. The most popular paddle trip is a 5.5 mile paddle great for all skill levels and shuttles run from 8AM to three hours before sunset. Tickets are just $21.20 per person and include shuttle, canoes or kayaks, paddles, life jackets, and taxes.

Clyde River Recreation is open 8AM to Dusk every single day. Click here for more information and plan your waterway adventure in the Northeast Kingdom today with a stay at Highland Lodge!

Clyde River Recreation
2314 VT Route 105
West Charleston, VT 05872