7 Beautiful Places in New England to Bring Your Paddleboard or Kayak
While we all know that our little state is the best spot to kayak and paddle, there are also a few other gems in New England to check out. Of course, we couldn’t leave out a couple of our favorite RI spots, after all we are talking about all of New England here.
1) Acadia National Park, ME
For breathtaking scenic views and glimpses of wildlife, Acadia National Park is a great place to soak in the vast wilderness of Maine.
2. Squam Lake, NH
You can paddle your way to 30 different islands at Squam Lake. Its an incredibly peaceful and beautiful getaway.
3. Lake Champlain, VT
Go right up to the lighthouse at Lake Champlain on your paddleboard or kayak, or just hang out at watch the sunset. The still waters allow for easy transportation to any destination on the sweeping lake.
4. Thimble Islands, CT
This area of large scattered islands is great place to explore via kayak or paddleboard. From small cottages to a Tudor style mansion, the islands have plenty to discover.
5. Narrow River, RI
The Narrow River is especially fun to kayak through, offering extensive paddle maps to help you along the way. It has a variety of wilderness ranging from grassy swamps to shallow beaches.
6. Wallum Lake, RI
No motorboats are allowed at Wallum Lake making it a good choice for a tranquil and relaxing day on a large body of water.
7. Walden Pond, MA
A popular swimming destination, Walden Pond is known for it’s mirror-like reflective surface, making it the perfect location to glide through on a paddleboard or take a dip.