The Saco River is great for short excursions that include sunning, swimming and picnicking. Learn more information about camping and overnight trips.

Family Canoe Day Trip
Family Canoe Day Trip

Experience and Convenience
Saco Bound specializes in family trips and maximum convenience, and prides itself on its safety record and thirty years of experience on the Saco. Our day trips are kind and adventurous for beginners to advanced paddlers. We provide PFDs for adults and child as for a safe and fun day on the Saco!

Trip 1 (Introductory)
Saco Bound to Weston's Bridge
3 miles, 1 to 2 hours
Anytime between 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
For those who are ready to try canoeing, kayaking, tubing or a stand up paddle board for the 1st time, this is a great introduction.

Trip 2 (Half Day)
Saco Bound to The Pig Farm
6.4 miles, 2 to 4 hours
Anytime between 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Saco Bound to the Pig Farm is is an exceptional outing for families. The length is moderate (7 miles with calm water) and features a wide-open non-obstructed river course with many beaches for swimming and picnicking.

Trip 3 (Full Day)
Saco Bound to The Landing
10.2 miles, 5 to 6 hours
Anytime between 8:30 AM to 11 AM
A longer day trip for those who want to spend most of the day on the water. This trip concludes at a beautiful 25 site private campground. Perfect for families and groups.

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Kayaking on the Saco River
Kayaking on the Saco River

Canoe Rental
Late April to mid October, Saco Bound offers complete canoe & kayak rental programs, which include the highest quality canoes, touring kayaks and accessories at very affordable prices. Excellent maps are available.With years of experience in river sports our staff is always happy to offer tips, advice & river info. We offer trip planning, shuttle service and private put-ins for those with their own canoes and kayaks.

Private Access, No-fee Parking, and Private Take-outs. One of the most convenient features of Saco Bound is that once you arrive at Saco Bound, you are at our private, well staffed, put-in on the Saco with free parking and no shuttles necessary to the river.You also get to use our private take-outs, which are run strictly for the convenience of our customers. Private campsites are also available. Saco Bound operates 6 private riverfront facilities for our customers’ maximum convenience.

Stand Up Board
Stand Up Board

Reservations are recommended, especially during July and August! Place your reservation here.

Highly Developed Transportation System,With Multiple Trip Options. Saco Bound offers 14 different trips with multiple pickup times. We operate 7 vans and 2 buses to ensure you a well-timed pick-up or shuttle.

Day Trip Options - Anytime from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
We make it easy ... come in and let us do the rest!
Trip Description Length
Leisurely Paddle
Time In Hours
Start your Trip
Trip 1 (Introductory) Saco Bound to Weston's 3 1 to 2 Anytime from 8:30 to 3:30
Trip 2 (Half Day) Saco Bound to the Pig Farm 6.4 2 to 4 Anytime from 8:30 to 2:30
Trip 3 (Full Day) Saco Bound to Landing 10.2 5 to 6 Anytime from 8:30 to 10:30
All trips are subject to change with season. Call for availability and current schedule.
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