Canoe Anatomy

Canoe Design

Professional guide and avid canoeist Denny Lange discusses hull shapes, side shapes and rocker on canoes. Understanding canoe shapes and designs will help you choose the right canoe for your needs.



St Croix River, Maine
image1Students with the East Grand School's Outdoor Education program take part in a St Croix River canoe trip. With good water levels all summer long, miles of quick water, and easy class I-II rapids, it's easy to see why the St. Croix River is one of Maine's best canoe trips for novices and experienced alike. With numerous starting and ending points, you can choose a day trip, over night or longer up to 5 days. A great trip for families, small and large groups.