On the River


Canoe-and-Kayak-RiverCanoe and Kayak Rental

May 31-August 27

Wednesday     6-9 pm
Saturday        1-5 pm
Sunday           1-5 pm

Canoes and kayaks will be rented on a first come, first serve basis. Vessel rental is for use at the Hjemkomst Landing only. Call 218.299.5340 to reserve a group rental of 5 or more vessels. Group rentals are not available during regularly scheduled summer rental times.


Canoe-Kayak-BridgeRiver Paddling Excursions

All skill levels are invited. Each session begins promptly at 6 pm with basics of canoeing and kayaking. Limited space is available.

Registration Form

$15.00/person, for canoe/kayak rental
$10.00/person, if providing your own vessel

May 16 - Animal Habitats along the River, hosted by the Red River Zoo
June 20 - Aviary Expedition, hosted by Audubon of Fargo-Moorhead
July 18 - History of the Red River, hosted by the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
August 15 - Scavenger Hunt on the Red, hosted by River Keepers

On-the-Water Cleanup

August 29, 5:30 pm

Participants MUST be comfortable in a canoe and willing to get wet and dirty. If interested, sign up with Christine at christine@riverkeepers.org or by calling 701.235.2895.

Adopt the Red

Volunteer in May-June and/or September-October to pick up litter along river corridors (9 river zones to adopt).
   Adopt the Red Agreement
   Adopt The Red Map    
Available to Adopt - North Dam and Riverfront under I-94 Bridge

For more city beautification information, visit the Volunteer section of our website.


Boat Launches

MB Johnson Park

3601 11th St N, Moorhead

Convent Landing
5300 12th St S, Fargo (North of Riverview Place)

Dike East

1 2nd St S, Fargo


 Shore Fishing Locations in Moorhead

Gooseberry Park, Viking Ship Park, Riverfront Park, Memorial Park, North Dam, River Oaks park - South Dam, MB Johnson (boat ramp available)

Pedestrian Bridges

Gooseberry Park to Lindenwood Park

100 22nd Ave S

Davy/Memorial Park to Oak Grove Park

210 8th St S

Woodlawn Park to Dike East

400 Woodlawn Drive

Bridge Status