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This was a bare bones operation but we enjoyed our one hour canoe rental. Cash only. Life jackets included. Parking across the street.
Water was very shallow to the right and it would have been nice to be warned of that before we took off.
The staff was very friendly and helpful and instructed us where we could paddle and what we might see. We went for the 2 hour kayaking. It was beautiful and I got our and jumped off the dock near the Marina. The West River was...More
My gf and I had a wonderful experience here. The set-up is pretty charming and the location is in a great spot along both the West river and Connecticut river. Great for bird watching (herons!) and some fun spots along the West river for swimming.
For folks who like to canoe it is becoming harder all the time to find places that have canoe rentals. This place also rent kayaks. We checked out both and they were of good quality and in good condition. I stopped one day to ask...More
The man who rented us the equipment seemed to go out of his way to be unhelpful. He was not able to answer a single question clearly. Would not recommend.More
Date of experience: August 2015
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SpencerKnick, Manager at Vermont Canoe Touring Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2016
I apologize greatly for your poor experience last summer. I am the new general manager and I will be overseeing operations this summer. How you were treated is inexcusable and a learning lesson for us going forward, I just apologize it had a negative impact...More
I have kayaked in many locations along our camping travels. This has been one of the best. The staff was friendly. The location was perfect. It was a hot sunny day. I was able to find shade along the shore which made the heat easier...More
Date of experience: July 2015
SpencerKnick, General Manager at Vermont Canoe Touring Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2016
Thank you so much for coming in, we hope you will join us again!