By Conor Mihell
Not all wilderness trips need to be complicated. These six classic paddling destinations provide logistically simple access to some of North America’s finest wilderness. Take the trip of a lifetime with your own equipment or hire an outfitter to make your trip smooth and simple as pie.
An isolated, wilderness canoe trip in the Great Lakes.
Explore islands and secret coves on Maine’s coast.
Explore rugged country in the Ozark Mountains.
Obtain a border crossing permit for a classic North Country canoe trip
Paddle through Canyonlands National Park with a quintessential desert float trip
Explore the rich biodiversity and friendly communities of the Florida Panhandle