Q1. What are your hours of operation? 

A. We are open 6 days a week Wednesday-Sunday 9 am to 6 pm. Call ahead if you'd like to start a trip earlier in the day. (386) 397-1309.

Q2. Do I need a Reservation?

A. For small groups no reservation is needed, however if your group is larger than 6 people we encourage you to call or email ahead of time. americancanoe@mail.com or (386) 397-1309. No payments are required ahead of trip for reservations to be valid.

Q3. How do day trips work?

A. You come to the shop and we put you on the river at one of our many drop off points depending on the day trip you choose. When you reach the end of your trip you call us on your cell phone and we pick you up and bring you back to the shop. If you do not have a cell phone we will time your trip and meet you at the pick-up location. 

Q4. Can I bring my dog?

A. Yes! Feel free to bring your pet, but understand we are not liable for anything that may happen to your four-legged friend on the river. 

Q5. What will the weather be like on my trip? 

A. Unfortunately, we were not gifted with the power of foresight, if we had been we probably wouldn't be putting fine folks like you on the river for a living. You can check the weather conditions here, but understand that North Florida weather is about as unpredictable as life itself.

Q6. What are the current river levels?
A. The river levels are always changing but can be checked here

Q7. Can you shuttle my gear to my river camp?

A. Yes! We can shuttle your gear to one of the Suwannee River Wilderness Trail Campsites. When reserving your trip just let us know you'll need a supply drop. 

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Suwannee River Canoe and Kayak Trips