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Go Whitewater Rafting or Rent a Kayak, Canoe or Stand Up Paddle Board In or Near Albany NY

The Albany region offers a variety of paddling, rafting and boating options. You can go on a thrilling whitewater rafting adventure, or learn how to canoe, kayak or try stand up paddleboarding (SUP for short!). These Albany and Capital Region companies offer whitewater rafting trips, canoe, kayak or paddle board rentals, and/or instructional outings that allow you to learn paddling under the guidance of a trained instructor. Try something new this spring, summer or fall, and learn how to paddle on one of the area's many lakes and rivers, or take on the rapids in a thrilling whitewater advetnure

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Berkshire East Mountain Resort
Charlemont, MA
Berkshire East Mountain Resort has it all, all year long. They offer skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing in the winter, while summer adventures bring mountain biking, ziplining, whitewater rafting, and more. Experience the ultimate family resort!
Eastern Mountain Sports
Albany, NY
Try before you buy at EMS! The sporting goods store sells kayaks, paddles, stand-up paddleboards, and related accessories, but also rents kayaks for you to try out.
Kayak Shak
Saratoga Springs, NY
You don't have to go far to find paradise! Kayak Shak in Saratoga Springs rents kayaks and stand up paddle boards for you to explore the beautiful region. This is the perfect place to bring the family, or to get away from them.
Upstate Kayak Rentals
Upstate Kayak Rentals is a traveling kayak rental business that services Upstate New York's Capital Region. Hourly rentals are also available at the Waterford Boat Launch. Explore the beautiful waterways the area has to offer!
Battenkill Valley Outdoors
Cambridge, NY
Paddle the beautiful Battenkill near Saratoga Springs! Battenkill Valley Outdoors in Cambridge rents canoes, kayaks, rafts, and tubes (with paddles, flotation devices, and shuttle service included), and offers customized instruction and trips.
The Boat House
Schenectady, NY
The Boat House, located in Schenectady, sells canoes, kayaks, rowing shells, and related accessories. Kayak and canoe rentals are available from May through October, call for rates and availability.