We supply the boat and the transportation to the start of your paddling trip down the North Saskatchewan Rriver. Summer fun on weekends and weekday evenings.
An equipment list, meeting time and place and more info will be sent with the receipt when you book your canoe or kayak trip.
These trips run in inclement weather, however should you need to cancel your booking you can do so before Wednesday 6 pm for the Saturday trips and receive a full refund.
You can cancel by Thursday 6 pm for the Sunday trips and receive a full refund.
If we have to cancel a trip on short notice because of high wind or high water you will receive a full refund.
It is difficult to predict the exact amount of time it will take for you to travel down the river. It tends to run at different speeds depending on the flow of water at different times of the year.
The full day trip from Voyageur Park in Devon to Emily Murphy Park in Edmonton takes about 5 hours of paddling and drifting plus your breaks for lunch etc.
The afternoon or evening trip from Emily Murphy Park to Capilano Park takes about 2.5 hours of paddling and driving.
The following times are approximate:
|HIGH FLOW||MED. FLOW||LOW FLOW|
|Devon to Big Island||2 hrs.||2.5 hrs.||3.5 hrs.|
|Big Island to Terwillegar Park||1 hr||1.5 hrs.||2 hrs.|
|Terwilleger to Laurier Park||30 min.||45 min.||1 hr.|
|Laurier to Emily Murphy Park||30 min.||45 min.||1 hr|
|Genesee to Devon||4.5 hrs.||5 hrs.||6 hrs.|
|Genesee to Lions Campground in Devon||5 hrs.||5.5 hrs.||6.5 hrs.|
All rental gear, canoes or kayaks must be returned to the scheduled take out. Alternate pick-ups might result in additional chages. Personal equipment and other gear you feel is necessary will be your responsibility.
A waiver of liability and rental agreement has to be signed before starting your trip.
City of Edmonton web site
map, Emily Murphy Park
map, Voyageur Park, Devon
map, Capilano Park
Ceayna Canoe Club, Edmonton
Northwest Voyageurs Canoe and Kayak Club, Edmonton
Alberta Environment, river flow rates.
Keep clicking on "Edmonton" until you see the m3/s (cubic meter per second) result for the North Saskatchewan River at Edmonton. Normal flow rate from middle of June to end of August is between 300 and 350 m3/second. You will receive a full refund.
We cancel trips when the flow rate is over 500 m3/second.
For only $25.00 we supply transportation for you and your boat from Emily Murphy Park to Devon or to Capilano Park. Please call ahead to make arrangements.