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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

  • Rock History of Cold Hollow Mountains with Carey Hengstenberg
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Apr 20
    Join us for our final installment of our 2023 Seminar Series while we dive deep into our rock history and paleogeography of the Cold Hollow Mountains presented by Carey Hengstenberg of the Vermont Department of Conservation.
  • Flatwater Paddle Instruction and Tour
    Sat, Jun 17
    Location is TBD based on water levels!
    Join us for our first Paddle Instruction and Tour of the year! This is a guided paddle along the Missisquoi River aimed to teach new paddler's tips and tricks as well as refresh more experienced paddlers!
  • Swiftwater Paddle Instruction and Tour
    Sun, Jul 09
    Location is TBD based on water levels!
    Join UMATR for our second guided instruction tour of our rivers! This event is building off of our knowledge from our previous summer instruction tour. Come sharpen your skills, meet other paddlers, and experience a section of river you may have never been to!
  • Swimming Hole Clean-Up
    Sat, Sep 09
    Riverwalk Park
    Join us as we help protect the places we love and have enjoyed all summer! We will be meeting at Riverwalk Park - and be assigned a swimming hole to clean and supplies provided by us. Afterwards enjoy snacks and good company!
  • Paddle & Picnic
    Sat, Sep 30
    Location is TBD based on water levels!
    Join us for a guided leisurely paddle along the Missisquoi with a provided free lunch from UMATR.

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

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