Here is what we recommend you bring for any trip or class you take through Great River Outfitters, LLC.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask!

What you provide:

√ Sneakers, water-shoes, or “Teva” style sandals. Any shoe you can get wet and stay on your feet in the water. No flip-flops, they will not stay on your feet if you swim!

√ NO COTTON! Cotton is uncomfortable when wet and will make you cold. Wear quick drying synthetics. Bathing suits work well!

√ Fleece or wool jacket, pullover or sweater.

√ Nylon shell or rain jacket.

Snacks like granola bars, Clif bars, or fruit.

Hat and Sunscreen

Change of clothes

Eyeglass/sunglass straps

Allergy or other needed medications


Sense of adventure!


What we provide:

Canoes, Kayaks and Rafts.


Properly fitting Type III PFDs

Dedicated and knowledgeable staff

The Adventure

The River

 ** Help keep our rivers and environment clean. If you bring in refuse on your trip, please be prepared to bring it out with you.