Welcome to your Adirondack Canoe & Kayak Outfitter since 1983
Raquette River Outfitters, a full service canoe and kayak outfitter designed to help you better enjoy a paddling vacation in the heart of the Adirondack Lake Region. We invite you to come explore the Adirondack Park by canoe or kayak in the largest state park east of the Mississippi River, with an abundance of ponds, lakes, mountains and rivers. Spend a day or week canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding or camping while exploring the area, listening to the wind in the giant pines, fish jumping and the call of the loons.
Come check out our unique shop located in Tupper Lake, New York which offers a large inventory of paddling and camping gear along with a sneak peak of an authentic Guideboat Builder’s shop. Our central location offers paddlers access to all the Adirondack waterway including the Northern Forest Canoe Trail and 90 Miler Canoe Classic. We feature rentals and sales of canoes, kayaks, pack canoes, stand up paddle boards (SUP’s), Kevlar Guideboats and sit on top kayaks along with shuttle service, lessons, guide service, lots of maps, paddling, camping and fishing supplies.
We can easily help you plan your next Adirondack wilderness canoe, kayak and SUP outing; a memorable getaway! We supply top quality, lightweight gear at affordable prices. Our central location– right on Tupper Lake, Raquette River and Simond Pond next to the route 30 bridge– means quick access to all major canoe routes including Raquette River, Bog River Flow, Whitney Wilderness Area, Lake Lila, St. Regis Canoe Area, Northern Forest Canoe Trail, Essex Chain of Lakes, Saranac Lakes and more, which saves you time and money.
For those of you looking to purchase a boat, we offer the best prices and only sell canoes, kayaks and SUP’s that have passed our criteria. We sell Wenonah, Swift Canoe & Kayak, Northstar Canoes, Slipstream Watercraft and Old Town canoes. Bic, Boardworks and Pau Hana SUP boards. For kayaks we carry Swift, Eddyline, Current Design, Necky, Old Town and Ocean Kayak. Werner, Badger, Bending Branches, Lendal, AquaBound, Carlisle, Foxworxs and Swift paddles. Extra Sport, Stohlquist, Astral and Kokatat life Vest and more. We have boats for beginners and seasoned paddlers. Contact us to help find the perfect boat and gear for you. We also carry a full line of Gransfors Bruk Axes, Helle knives, Otter Track Ash Pack Baskets, Yakima and Malone racks and tons of paddling gear. And do we have hats! Raquette River Outfitters offers Cortland fly fishing gear focusing on Still Water Fishing and are excited to have added TFO (Temple Fork Outfitters) rods and reels to our fishing department.
We would like to thank all our customers for their support over the past 40 years of business.
Rob, Anne and all the staff at Raquette River Outfitters want you to have a safe, hassle-free and enjoyable vacation in the Adirondacks. Let their 40 plus years of outfitting experience, and commitment to the environment and this unique region, be your guide in planning your next adventure. COME PADDLE THE ADIRONDACKS!
New day trip option fun for the whole family: Paddle to The Wild Center (www.wildcenter.org) from our location and enjoy a day or 1/2 day exploring the river viewing wildlife then pulling right up to the Wild Center dock for a museum tour and/or lunch. A great way to see natural history inside and out! A pre- reservation for The Wild Center is required, please call them directly in advance.
Purchase the new water-resistant map of Lows Lake & Bog River with accurate shoreline features, campsite details and descriptions of 10 great hikes. Call (518) 359-3228 or email for details or to have one shipped to you.
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"The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep." - Robert Frost