Canoe and Kayak Rentals at Nashoba Paddler, You and your family can rent quality Old Town canoes and kayaks and BIC stand up paddleboards on the beautiful, friendly Nashua River in West Groton, Massachusetts.
Launch from the rental site and paddle for hours in either direction! Rental staff will assist you with your boat, provide paddling and safety tips, give you an idea of what you might see on the river, and share the amazing story of the Nashua River’s history.
Upcoming Family Tour
Family Paddling with Turtles
JULY 16, 10AM – 1PM
Enjoy a special guided trip up the river and into a pond area filled with painted turtles and a couple of elusive snappers. We’ll spend some time exploring and learning about these creatures. Bring a picnic to enjoy when we take a riverside lunch break.
Trip Difficulty: Easy, flat water, 3 miles roundtrip.
Canoe – $45per person ($15 each child passenger in middle)
Double Kayak – $60pp ($25 child under 12yrs in bow)
Solo Kayak – $70pp
REGISTRATION REQUIRED https://www.nashobapaddler.com/tours.html
If you are new to canoeing, kayaking or paddleboarding, they offer private and semi-private lessons.
- BEGINNER KAYAK CLINIC (LEVEL 1 – Part 1)
- INTRODUCTION TO STAND-UP PADDLEBOARDING
- QUICKSTART YOUR KAYAK or CANOE (LEVEL 1)
- INTRODUCTION TO KAYAKING or CANOEING (LEVEL 1)
- ESSENTIALS OF RIVER CANOEING (LEVEL 2)
- RIVER CANOEING (LEVEL 3)
Open Daily through September 5. Weekends through October 23. Reservations By Phone Reservation Only
Nashoba Paddler Canoe & Kayak Rentals
298 West Main St
Photos: Nashoba Paddler
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