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Date Of This Posting
December 3 2015

Current Water Level
No reports it's winter cfs

Water Temperature

River Condition
Still COLD
1.5 Mile Trip 2 hours
3 Mile trip 5 hours
5 Mile trip 7 hours

Not reporting in winter

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 Day Trips

Saco Canoe Rental Company has the largest kayak rental fleet in North Conway, NH. We feature brand new Old Town and Necky Kayaks. Our Necky Rip Kayaks are light weight and track straight. They 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 sand beaches or rope swing.

Day Trips Length Time Description Shuttle Times
Humphrey's Ledge
to Landing
11 miles 4-6 hours Experienced paddlers only 9:00am only
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.
1st Bridge to Landing 7.8 miles 3-5 hours For a longer paddling experience 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm
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

Family Kayak Package: 2 adults and 2 children
$80 midweek and $100 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

River Map: Upper Saco River North Conway section

Kayak Rental Rates
  Weekend Midweek
Single Kayak $25 $20
Double Kayak $45 $35
Sit on top $35 $25

Shuttle Fees
Single Kayaks $8
Double Kayaks $16

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

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

Multi-Day Rental Rates
(Includes delivery)
  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.