Full Moon and Evening Tours

Evening Kayaking

Our moonlight and evening tours are guided tours of the Merrimack River using the light of the full moon and stars. As the temperature begins to cool and world quiets, paddling by moonlight offers a special experience that you will remember forever. Please come 15 minutes early to check in and prepare. Appropriate for adults and children 10 and up. All tours include equipment rental and safety/paddling instructions.


All necessary program equipment is provided.

Please see the plan your visit page for online waivers and what to bring and wear.

Physical Exertion

Easy: Participants will paddle 0-2 mi. / 0-4 km. on flat water conditions with minimal wind. No previous experience is required. Participant must be able to keep head up while wearing a life jacket in deep water. Paddle times usually run 1-2 hours.


  • Appropriate for adults and children when accompanied by a parent.  See plan your visit for recommendations regarding minors.
  • Must be able to independently keep head above water while wearing in a life jacket/pfd
  • No previous experience required.

Evening Paddle Tour Reservations

Full Moon PaddleMonday, June 13, 2022: 8:30-10:30 p.m.$25Register Online for Full Moon Paddle
Summer Solstice PaddleTuesday, June 21, 2022: 8:30-10:30 p.m.$25Register Online for Summer Solstice Paddle
New Moon / Stargaze PaddleWednesday, June 29, 2022: 8:30-10:30 p.m.$25Register Online for New Moon Stargaze Paddle
Super Moon Paddle (Full Moon)Wednesday, July 13, 2022: 8:30-10:30 p.m.$25Register Online for Super Moon Paddle
New Moon / Stargaze PaddleThursday, July 28, 2022: 8:30-10:30 p.m.$25Register Online for New Moon Stargaze Paddle
Full Moon / Meteor Shower PaddleFriday, August 12, 2022: 8:30-10:30 p.m.$25Register Online for Full Moon Meteor Shower Paddle