Planning a paddle-camping vacation by canoe? Our comprehensive checklist includes required and optional gear, clothing, accessories and more.

Canoe Basics

Core Gear

Camping Basics

See our Backpacking or Camping checklists for additional options.


Repair-Kit Options

  • Sealant (such as Aquaseal)
  • Bailing wire (copper, small roll)
  • Nylon cord (or bungee cords)
  • Putty
  • Replacement nuts/bolts
  • Repair/duct tape
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