Guided Canoe Tours

From May to October we offer one-hour guided voyageur-style canoe tours.  Experience the unique opportunity to head off the beaten path and onto the secluded marsh channels that are home to the midland painted turtle, bullfrogs, red winged blackbirds and river otters!  While on tour, visitors can expect to learn about the Wye Marsh's ecological, cultural and historical significance while enjoying a relaxing and breath taking paddle. 
Canoe  tours are offered on weekends only May/June & September/October. We offer daily Canoe tours throughout July and August.  Check out our Daily Summer Programming Schedule for Canoe tour times.

Please note:

  • No experience necessaryCanoe Tours at Wye Marsh
  • Guided canoe tours are an additional $8 per person
  • Includes all equipment (pfd, paddle, bail
  • er/toe rope/whistle).
  • All ages are welcome. Those weighing under 30lbs need to provide their own life jacket/pfd.

We do not take reservations for our 1-hour guided canoe tours.  They are registered on a first come, first serve basis only.  We recommend that you sign up for a tour when you pay for admission.

If you are a group (20+ participants) interested in taking a guided canoe/kayak tour please visit our 'Groups & Tours' page for more information on how to plan your visit and to request a booking.

Guided Kayak Tours

Prefer kayaking?  Check out our Guided Kayak Tour page for details about our 1.5 hour kayak tours!