Kayaking in St. Louis River, Duluth, Minnesota USA

Skill Level:
Mostly experienced
3.4 mi / 5.4 km
Duluth is a seaport city in the state of Minnesota and the county seat of Saint Louis County. It is located at the westernmost point of the Great Lakes, on the north shore of Lake Superior. St. Louis River, in the U.S. states of Minnesota and Wisconsin, flows into Lake Superior. The river's watershed covers 3634 mi²/9412 km².

St. Louis River invites all white water kayaking enthusiasts to share their passion and enjoy the most challenging activity. St. Louis River tends to be more challenging than the national average.

The river is mostly addressed to experienced rafters. For your activity, the river system offers some good stretches, like the Highway 61 to Thomson Reservoir stretch and The Highway 61 to Thomson Reservoir stretch of St. Louis River in Carlton County, which is 3.4 mi/5.4 km long and has been rated as a class II-III section.

Once you arrive in the area of St. Louis River, you will find many schools with qualified instructors, who are available to help you have the time of your life. The most appropriate season to perform white water kayaking is from May to September. The river features more challenging high water conditions early in the season, while milder river and weather conditions, generally occur later in the season. June is the wettest month with most rain, while February is ordinarily the driest month.

Choose to spend some days in Duluth and let white water kayaking on St. Louis River be the backbone of your holidays!