Canoe Buying Guide
Buying the right canoe can be a nerve racking decision, so many styles, sizes, materials, specifications - what is a person to do! OutdoorPlaces.Com wants to make that process easier for you. We have almost a books worth of information on selecting the right canoe for your budget and your needs. Want to know about what equipment you need, we have that too! Read about it NOW!
River Rafting Dangers
Every year thousands of people go on river rafting tours all across North America. As tourists demand more extreme adventures and competition between outfitters becomes more fierce the risks are becoming higher. A rash of recent fatalities requires a hard look at river rafting adventures. We help you understand the real risks and the questions you should ask before taking your next commercial river rafting tour. Read about it NOW!
Paddling With Children
Taking your children paddling presents a unique set of issues. OutdoorPlaces.Com editorial staff shares their learned experiences when taking your children paddling. Read about it NOW!
Canoe Resource Page
Question - what has links to canoeing web sites, canoe manufacturers, canoe schools, an index of canoe and paddling related books, and canoe equipment? The OutdoorPlaces.Com Paddling Put In does! Read about it NOW!
Survival in the BWCA
On July 4th, 1999, a line of severe thunderstorms packing winds of 100 MPH cut a path right through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Here is one of many stories of survival on that terrible day. Read about it NOW!