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Taste of the Northwoods Package

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Sample the Boundary Waters Canoe Area with an overnight trip package offered by River Point Resort. This remote wilderness area of a million acres plus sits at the doorstep of River Point and is easily accessible via the South Kawishiwi River. Named one of the "50 Places of a Lifetime" to visit in your lifetime by National Geographic Traveler, treat yourself to an incredible experience made ever so easy with the help of River Point Resort.

"Taste of the North Woods" Canoe Trip Package

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When renting a vacation home, villa, or chalet at River Point Resort for a minimum of three nights or more, you have the option of further experiencing the wilderness at River Point's doorstep when going on the "Taste of the North Woods", 2-Day, 1-Night canoe/camping adventure. This package offers resort guests a reduced rate to try wilderness canoe/camping. This is especially fun for families who want just a "taste" of wilderness camping and canoeing.  Two great plans offered by River Point Outfitting Co.™ are available.

Option #1: Overnight in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (US camping permit required).Canoeing in the Sun

Option #2: Overnight on the wilderness shoreline of the South Kawishiwi River and Birch Lake, which are adjacent to the BWCA, but require no US camping permit.  Due to the virtual uninhabited shoreline of these pristine waters, the same feeling of remoteness is yours to delight in, as you would experience in the Boundary Waters.  With either option, you will "Paddle the Quiet Side."®

No US camping permit required with Option #2.

Includes: All equipment - aluminum canoes, paddles, life vests, tent, sleeping bags, stuff sacks, therm-a-rest sleep pads, packsacks, folding saw, gas stove, cook kit and utensils. Also included are travel maps, a pre-trip routing session and transport to your wilderness entry point.

"Taste of the North Woods" Canoe Trip Rates
Rate without food: $355 for up to 4 persons. 
Each Additional person: $50.
Deposit: $100.

Fishing license, tax, 6% resort fee, guide gratuity and USFS permit fees, if applicable, are extra.
Rates subject to change without notice.

Birch Lake with Empty CanoeWant us to pack the food?
Add on $9 per meal per person. Typically, we pack lunch and dinner on day one, and breakfast and lunch on day two. You may select food from the River Point Outfitting Co.™ deluxe menu planner which offers many fresh entrees, as well as lightweight dehydrated food choices. Food is packed in its own food pack, and includes a kitchen camp kit (dish soap, trash bags, bar soap, scrub pads, etc.)

Want a guide?
Add on $350/day for up to two persons. $55/day for each extra person.

Want a Kevlar canoe? (lightest weight canoe) Add on $10 per person/day for either a 17' or 18' two or three seat kevlar canoe. Add on $12 per person/day for a 4-seat, 23' kevlar canoe.

Pro-Guide Canoe Trip
PaddlingWith Pro-Guide James

Early reservations are encouraged for best BWCA permit availability on
Option #1.
US permit fee of $6 for a group of up to  9 persons, and US user fees of $16 per adult and $8 per youth, age 17 & under, are additional with Option #1. These fees are payable to the USFS. River Point charges an $8 fee for securing and handling of the BWCA permit.

Gift the "Taste of the North Woods" canoe trip package to yourself, or someone else for a birthday, anniversary, Holiday gift, etc. You'll be happy you did! 


If you would like more information, or you are ready to make a reservation, please use our on-line form, send us an e-mail or call 1.800.456.5580

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