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Clear Waters Outfitting is Central Minnesota's premier paddle sport specialty shop and outfitter operating from a historic location on the Mississippi River! Clear Waters Outfitting offers canoe rentals, kayak rentals, stand up paddle (SUP) board...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
100 Pine Street, Clearwater, MN 55320
+1 320-558-8123
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Reviewed 16 August 2012

Dan and Sandy have done a great job of making their kayaks and canoes easy to rent, clean and accessible as well as great instruction and directions on the river. They are extremely helpful and will work with you whether you rent from them or...More

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Dan M, Owner at Clear Waters Outfitting, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2012

Thanks for the wonderful review! We are so fortunate to have such a wonderful stretch of river at our doorstep and love helping people to get out paddling whether they have thier own equipment or rent ours.

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Everything was really easy and taken care of. We had a great time! We were able to stop at a couple islands to explore.

Thank Canoeing99
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We came to Minnesota to visit a great friend of ours. She reserved this float trip for our family of four. We had such a great time. The staff here was excellent. Great check in and safety briefing. The staff was very helpful in fitting...More

Thank Travis C
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, nice canoes, boring route. They even strapped our car seats in the van for us so they were all ready when they picked us up at the end of the route.

Thank TeampRunes
Reviewed 25 September 2017

My husband and I did the 8 mile canoe trip using a Groupon. It was a an excellent value and we had a lot of fun. The colors were just changing along the river so I wold highly recommend doing this trip a little later...More

1  Thank pjsinminnesota
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Clear Water Outfitters provided us with shuttle service to the put in spot near St. Cloud. We then kayaked the 13 or so miles back to the take out spot on the river by their store. The staff were friendly, informative and helpful. They also...More

Thank timmj907
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

First of all, this is a top notch outfitter in a quaint area of Minnesota. Dan and his crew run a great place. We drove in from Kansas and they made us feel right at home. Their facility is clean and easy to find. CW...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Dan and his staff did an amazing job for us! Found Dan's business online and he took it ran for us! Set us up with Greg for a smallmouth guide and hook us up for three days of kayak fishing! He is staff are great...More

Thank brad_schumacher
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Picked up my new kayak and my friend and I went Kayaking from Clearwater Outfitters to Snuffys Landing! It was a super fun way to test out my new purchase! We were picked up at the landing efficiently and had lots of help securing our...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

My wife, mother in law and I kayaked from the Clear Waters office to Snuffy's landing. We had great fun and saw plenty of wildlife like many different kinds of turtles, bald eagles and blue herons. The trip down the river was very relaxing and...More

Thank uilo14
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My husband and I were looking for an outdoor activity to do with my parents who are in their middle 70's so we thought an 8-mile kayaking trip down the Mighty Mississippi would be just the right thing...and it was! We had a beautiful day...More

Thank tamirangel
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18 June 2017|
Response from Dan M | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for checking in with us! We can work something out but for trips like this there is some planning that needs to happen. Would you mind emailing dan@cwoutfitting to work out the details and to get you... More