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Canoe and Kayak Excursion

Animals of the Red River

Join Moorhead Parks and Recreation and River Keepers for a leisurely group paddle with local experts sharing their knowledge of the Red River. All skill levels are welcome. The excursion begins at 6:00 pm with basics of canoeing, kayaking, and safety. If renting a vessel, please arrive around 5:30 pm to get checked in.

Animals of the Red River, hosted by the Red River Zoo.
All sorts of animals use the Red River for a source of food, water, and shelter. Join the Red River Zoo and learn about the many habitats of wildlife living along the river and see animals and signs of where they live and play along the route!

Pre-registration is required, sign up today! Cost is $10/person, if needing to rent a vessel it is an additional $5/person. Vessels are rented on a first come, first serve based off of the registrations. 

In the case of inclement weather, program will be scheduled for the following Wednesday, for more information, call 218.299.5340.

Not able to make it on July 20? Register for one of the other planned excursions throughout the summer! A full schedule can be found here!

Moorhead Parks and Recreation also offers Canoe and Kayak Rentals from May 31- September 10! For more information on Rentals and Excursions, visit the On the River page of our website.

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