Berkshire Canoe Tours is a family owned and operated business that takes
you, your family and your friends for a relaxing, fun filled guided canoe trip
on the Housatonic River. Enjoy the
unspoiled beauty of the meandering river and the nature that surrounds it .
The abundant wildlife and spectacular plant life awaits you and your
camera. The ever-changing flora and
fauna may include red-tail hawks, owls or Canadian Geese; tall cottonwoods,
sycamore, cinnamon ferns and spicebushes. Beavers, muskrats, Great Blue Heron,
Kingfishers and the plentiful painted turtles are spotted regularly on tours.
Each trip runs approximately 1
½ - 2 hours.
Our trained guides
provide general instruction for first time paddlers and information on the
history and wildlife. Our tours are
suitable both for the experienced canoeist and for the first time paddler as the
river is tranquil and generally a flat water paddle. This trip is suitable for
the young, the young at heart, the experienced and the novice paddler.
tours are run several times daily during the season.
While the trips are provided on a reservations basis, we do make every
effort to accommodate last minute requests.
The cost of the tour is $50 per adult and $30 per child. We provide you
with most of what you need for your trip: canoe, paddle and personal safety
equipment. We only ask that you
bring suitable clothing, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, optionally binoculars,
cameras and definitely a desire to be outdoors in nature! Come and enjoy a safe,
fun filled canoe trip down our beautiful Housatonic River.
The trips operate out of
Deckers Landing on New Lenox Road in historic Lenox, Massachusetts. For more
information, please call 413-442-2789 or contact us via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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