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Photo Credit: Ave Leslie

The Upper Missisquoi and Trout Rivers provide us with great opportunities to enjoy our landscape and our communities all year long! Check out the events that our Wild & Scenic Committee will be hosting along our rivers this year.
Summer Days on the River

This summer, youths (ages 9-15) can enjoy 

a free guided day trip along our beautiful

Wild & Scenic Rivers - several dates and options available.


Reservations required; to sign up, click on your trip date and location of choice; please contact us with questions.

Drop off at the put-in (see each trip for details) between 8 & 8:30am; pick-up at the take-out at 3pm.

Limit of 6 participants per trip; hand sanitizer and masks will be provided; each participant will be socially distant in their own kayak (members of the same household may share a canoe if preferred). 

Bagged lunch will be provided.


A separate registration is required for each participant.

Limit of 2 trips per participant

(may request to be wait-listed for additional trips).


Upcoming Events

  • Paddle and Pedal with NFCT
    Paddle and Pedal with NFCT
    Sat, Jul 13
    Davis Park
    Jul 13, 2024, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Davis Park , River St, Richford, VT 05476, USA
    Join UMATR and the Northern Forest Canoe Trail for our annual Paddle and Pedal in which we paddle from Richford to East Berkshire, and bike pedal back via the rail trail. Proceeds benefit the NFCT!
  • Paddle Instruction Day
    Paddle Instruction Day
    Sat, Jul 20
    Location is TBD based on water levels!
    Jul 20, 2024, 9:00 AM
    Location is TBD based on water levels!
    Join us for an all day paddle instruction day with UMATR! We will be starting the day with exclusively flatwater and ending the day with some swiftwater sections. Come broaden your paddling skills with a full day of canoe instruction and fun!
  • Guided Nature Paddle
    Guided Nature Paddle
    Thu, Jul 25
    Location is TBD based on water levels!
    Jul 25, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Location is TBD based on water levels!
    Join us for a guided nature paddle, led by UMATR staff and Orleans Co. Forester, Jared Nunery! Location TBD based on water levels.
  • Paddle and Picnic
    Paddle and Picnic
    Sun, Aug 18
    Location is TBD - Dependent on water levels
    Aug 18, 2024, 9:00 AM
    Location is TBD - Dependent on water levels
    Join us for our annual Paddle and Picnic, as we paddle a section of the Missisquoi river, and provide a free meal to enjoy!
  • Swimming Hole Clean-Up
    Swimming Hole Clean-Up
    Sat, Sep 07
    Montgomery Center
    Sep 07, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Montgomery Center, 2582 N Main St, Montgomery Center, VT 05450, USA
    Join us for our annual Swimming Hole Clean-Up as well meet at Riverwalk Park, and go to local swimming spots to clean them up after a summer of use. Participants get a gift certificate to a local business!

Check out our community events calendar below for other exciting events that are happening in our area!

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