How long does it take to canoe the Saco River?
We offer one tubing trip from Swans Falls to Canal Bridge that takes approximately 3-4 hours, depending on river conditions….Canal Bridge Trip Length.
|Canal to Walkers||2.5-3 hours|
|Canal to Brownfield||6-6.5 hours|
|Canal to Hiram||11-11.5 hours|
How long does it take to float down the Saco?
Approximately 3-4 hours
Duration: Approximately 3-4 hours, varies depending on river level. How it works: The trip starts from the Saco Canoe Rental landing and you will float down the river to Redstone where the shuttle will pick you up. Individuals must arrive before 12:00 for this trip.
Can you kayak the Saco River?
For outdoor recreational enthusiasts who are visiting the Mount Washington Valley and the Fryeburg, ME area, come canoe, kayak or tube with us on Maine and New Hampshire’s truly beautiful Saco River.
Is the Saco River curse real?
Squando, who was known to carry a strong spiritual energy, is said to have cursed the river ensuring that no less than three people would be killed by the Saco River each year. While there seems to be no historical mention of the curse until 1880, there have been drowning deaths on the river for centuries.
Can you drink on Saco River?
There is NO glass allowed on the river or beaches. Remember to think before you drink, as almost half of boating accidents involve alcohol. It is illegal to operate a motorized watercraft while under the influence. For more information, visit the the Boat U.S. Foundation.
Are there fish in the Saco River?
Basically, the Saco River is managed for pure put-and-take trout angling with little regard for wild native fish. The Saco River is stocked from its headwaters at Saco Lake all the way down Conway. This included 8,483 brook trout as well as 5,128 nonnative brown trout and 1,573 nonnative rainbow trout.
Can you float the Saco River?
Rent a tube and cruise down the Saco River The Saco River offers some of the best and safest family float tubing trips with fun, small rapids. Excellent for families and younger kids. The mild, 3mph current takes you downriver past many great swimming holes and sandy beaches. The destination is also a family favorite.
Can you bring your own tubes to Saco River?
Yes you can or you can purchase them from our retail store.
Can you float down Saco River?
What is the curse of the Saco River in Maine?
The grieving Squando, who was said to have great spiritual powers, put a curse on the Saco River, saying that every year after, three white people would drown in the river.
Do you need water shoes for Saco River?
A: Yes, shoes are mandatory. Shoes that are most acceptable are any water shoe with a heel strap, Croc-style shoes or old sneakers. If you don’t have proper water shoes, we sell proper river footwear at on on-site River Store. The river bed is sandy rocky bottom that can be sharp or jagged.
Can you tube the Saco River on your own?
$20/person for Shuttle+tube rental or $10/person if you bring your own (reasonably sized) tubes. Canoes will NOT fit in our trailers. $5 Cooler float rentals available at check-in and subject to availability. Kids are welcome if over the age of 5 and accompanied by a responsible legal guardian.