Centennial Canoe Outfitters Inc.

What To Bring On Your Trip

a. What We Provide

  • Boats / paddles / lifejackets/ straps for securing gear in boats
  • Chemically treated porta-potty, privacy tent, & supplies
  • 1 dry bag/person for your gear (3.8 cu. ft.: 16” diameter x 33” tall)
  • Fire pan for campfire and cooking
  • All meals from breakfast on first day through lunch on last day
  • All kitchen gear and utensils
  • Drinking water & lemonade
  • Complimentary wine with dinner
  • First aid kit and rescue equipment
  • 2-3 Guides

b. What You Should Bring

You may wish to check the weather (www.weather.com) and add warmer clothes if it will be cool.

Items to Wear or Keep Accessible in Your Day Pack:

Consider storing them in zip lock bags to keep them dry:

  • Insect repellent
  • Secure sandals with ankle strap or tennis shoes that can get wet
  • Sunglasses with strap
  • Sun hat preferably with chin strap
  • Sunscreen and lip balm
  • Swimsuit under your shirt and shorts
  • Rain jacket and pants (waterproof)
  • Wide-mouth, refillable personal water bottle (approximately 24+ oz. like a Nalgene or a Camel Bak). We will provide the water.

Items to pack in your large dry bag supplied by Centennial Canoe (clothes are best stored in gym bag and/or zip lock bags):

  • Tent with fly (rentals available)
  • Sleeping bag (rentals available)
  • Mattress pad (rentals available)
  • Camp chair (rentals available) Chair will be tied into the boat and not inserted in your dry bag.
  • Flashlight
  • Jacket (fleece)
  • Personal toiletries including bio-degradable soap & small towel
  • T-shirts, shorts, long pants, and long sleeved shirt (quick drying best). White clothes not recommended since the river might stain them.
  • Small first aid kit (guides will have a comprehensive kit)
  • Spare car keys

Any essential valuables (purses, wallets, cell phones, etc.) should not be left in your car. It is better to pack them securely in your dry bag (preferably inside a zip lock bag) and take them on the river. Centennial Canoe is not responsible for lost or damaged personal belongings.

c. Optional

  • Camera in a camera dry bag or two zip lock bags
  • Garbage & zip lock bags (provides extra waterproof protection for your gear). Large tents that don't fit in your dry bag can be put in a garbage bag.
  • Hiking boots (light-weight) and socks (moisture-wicking best) and/or dry shoes for camping and hiking
  • Medium-size cooler: 24-28 qt. (use ice blocks - not cubes!)
  • Binoculars
  • Musical instrument
  • Paddle gloves
  • Soda pop/ drinks/ snacks
  • Pocket knife
  • Seat cushion
  • Water Blaster (gun) or map. These items may be purchased on our website.

d. Don’t Bring

  • Jewelry
  • Pets
  • Firearms or fireworks
  • Unprotected, expensive cameras
  • Portable speakers
  • Your trip is conducted on federal land where marijuana is illegal. Please do not bring unlawful drugs on your adventure. Let nature get you high.