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North Star Canoe & Kayak - Day Tours

Address: 1356 NH Route 12A, Cornish, NH 03745
Phone Number: +1 603-542-6929
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Ranked #3 of 8 Attractions in Cornish
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Owner description: A small family owned Canoe and Kayak Rental on the Connecticut River. Shuttle service provided. Full day, half day and overnight trips.

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Our family went with friends and had a wonderful day. As my daughter said, "A fun time was had by all!". Highly recommend, they have really figured out how to do this right.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My daughter and I who live in Cancun, Mexico, recently took one of North Star's river trips in kayaks. It was so much fun! We took our time going under the covered bridge, to the rope swing, onto the islands. There were eagles nesting, turtles. Drifting down between Vermont and New Hampshire with extraordinary views of Mt. Ascutney. What a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Scenic, easy going trip with our two dogs canoeing. Staff was very helpful and great with the dogs. River is clear, and saw horses running along the river. Great time!

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Brownsville, Vermont
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We had a wonderful day out with our 2 younger children today (7 and 9). We rented one canoe and opted for the 1/2 day trip which took two hours. Great views along the CT river! There is even a place to pull up and hook your boat while your kids go NUTS on the rope swing. All of us... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

What was advertised was a half day trip which should last 1 1/2 to 2 hours OR a full day trip which lasts 3 1/2 to 4 hours and is 12 miles long with views of Mt Ascutney and Sumner Falls Rapids. We paid $100 (2 of us) for a full day trip. We didn't get the route described on... More

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Pompton Plains, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

and one not quite there yet! The river current was just enough to keep us moving calmly so we could enjoy the scenery & silence. We stopped for lunch at a small island and had no trouble re-launching our canoe by ourselves. The staff were very helpful and encouraging, the equipment clean and functioning well. We recommend this trip to... More

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Acton, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Beautiful location on the Ct. River. The company makes the process very easy with drop offs to the launch area, navigation tips and info about wildlife you might see. Eqpt was great and we felt the experience was fun and affordable.

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Suffield, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We've been patrons of North Star Canoe and Kayak for years. This is a wonderful location to teach your children how to Kayak. Call ahead for large parties. They are informative and the location is wonderful. you kayak past wildlife, horses and the Windsor Covered Bridge

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Cornish, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

North Star Canoe offers two types of trips -- "half day" and "full day". The "half day" trip starts from just north of the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge. The "full day" starts from just south of Sumners Falls in Hartland, VT, Both trips can be done more quickly, especially when the current is really running in the Spring. But, we stopped... More

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Washington DC
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130 reviews 130 reviews
47 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012 via mobile

You can paddle at a moderate pace and take less than 2 hours or you can stop at the rope swing, explore islands and sand bars, swim, picnic, whatever you like. Suitable for all ages and extremely scenic. The bus drives you four miles upstream near the covered bridge (a very cool sight by itself). Then you can float or... More

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