I own, where I share my passion for exploring the outdoors by boat. I went on annual canoe-camping trips with my family as a kid, and sea-kayaked over 100 miles along the coast of Maine as a teenager, camping on islands along the way. These days I hit Maine's lakes and rivers whenever I can to fish, escape, and explore.

Average Canoe Speed

What is the Average Canoe Speed?

There are many reasons I love canoeing, but the canoe’s speed definitely isn’t one of them. As a relaxing activity in the great outdoors, going out on the water in a canoe is a fantastic choice. But how fast can a canoe go? What is the average canoe speed?