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SACO RIVER CONDITIONS

Date Of This Posting
October 10, 2016

Current Water Level
very low cfs

Water Temperature
cold °F

River Condition
We have closed for the season

Announcements
Used Kayak Sale $225

River Water Guide

Cubic feet per second (cfs)
100 - 450 cfs: Very slow moving water (no rapids) 1.5 mile trip only
450 - 1000 cfs: Gentle current perfect conditions for Redstone Rapids (3 mile trip)
1000 - 1200 cfs: Quicker water. Ages 12 and up for Redstone Rapids (3 mile trip)
1200 - 1600 cfs: Adults only

This is a only a general guide. Water levels change on a daily basis.


 

Kayaking Self Guided Day Trips

Saco Canoe Rental Company has the largest kayak rental fleet in North Conway, NH. We feature brand new Old Town and Perception Kayaks. All kayaks feature: cup holders, foot pegs, adjustable seats and an access hatch. Our 14 ft touring kayaks feature dry storage and are better for longer paddles or area lakes.

The meandering waters of the Saco River is great for first time kayakers. The average depth is 3 feet deep. Along the way you can stop and picnic at one of the many sandy beaches or play on the rope swings. All trips are self guided unless noted.

Day Trips Length Time Description Shuttle Times
Humphrey's Ledge
to Landing
11 miles 4-6 hours Experienced paddlers only 9:00am only
No free shuttle service.
Landing to Weston's Bridge 9 miles 4-6 hours Quietest section of river that features 4 small sets of rapids. Previous paddling experience recommended. Great Early Season Fun. Offered when river is running over 400 cfs.
1st Bridge to Landing 7.8 miles 3-5 hours For a longer paddling experience 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am
Beach to Landing 5 miles 2-4 hours Shortest paddling trip 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2pm
Conway Lake Secluded lake, this is 1 mile wide and 4 miles long. 9:00am to 4:00pm
Delivery Available
NEW Guided Tour
Saco Brewing Tour
5 miles 2.5 hours

Take a five mile Saco River Canoe/Kayak Tour lead by "Bear" Learn basic canoe/kayak strokes and local history. After your paddle is complete you will receive vouchers for a 4pm Tuckerman's Brewery Tour. Brewery is located 2 miles from Saco Canoe Rental Company. Tour includes beer samples.

Tour if offered at 1pm during May, June & September. Cost $35 per person.


Special
Family Kayak Package: 2 adults and 2 children
$80 midweek and $108 weekend
  • Four Single Kayaks or 1 double and 2 single kayaks
  • Transportation.
  • Life vest, paddle and map.
  • Children must be under the age of 18 for the family package.
  • Each additional kayak is $20 Midweek: $27 Weekends

River Map: Upper Saco River North Conway section

Kayak Rental Rates
  Weekend Midweek
Single Kayak $27 $20
Double Kayak $50 $35
Sit on top
/ Duckies
$35 $25

Shuttle Fees
Single Kayaks $8
Double Kayaks $16


We offer Free Midweek shuttle at 9:00am & 9:30am
Monday-Friday
(based on availability)

We will also shuttle your private Kayak for
$15 (single kayak)
$20 (double kayak).
Rate includes parking.


Multi-Day Rental Rates
(Delivery Available)
  2 day 3 day 4 day 5 day
Single Kayak $35 $50 $65 $75
Double Kayak $60 $90 $115 $125

Group Rates
5-10 Kayaks, save 10%
11-19 Kayaks, save 15%
20 or more kayaks, you receive a free shuttle!

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Rope Swing are not maintained by Saco Canoe Rental Company.
They are inherently risky. Use extreme caution. They are maintained by 14 year old aspiring engineers.