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Kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding are all great ways to get out on the water.  Here is some info to help you explore Vermont’s lakes and rivers under your own power

General Information

Vermont Boating Laws
Vermont Use of Public Waters Rules

Where to go Paddling

Boating in Vermont State Parks
Fishing Access and Boat Launches (Vermont Fish and Wildlife)

Whitewater Paddling

West River Whitewater (Jamaica State Park)
Whitewater Rafting Companies (VOGA)
Vermont Paddlers Club

Paddling Trails

Lake Champlain Paddlers' Trail
Northern Forest Canoe Trail 
Connecticut River Paddlers' Trail 

Lamoille River Paddlers' Trail