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I can't DIRO Outdoors has a wide variety of SUPs for you to try that are suited for these different activities, skill levels, and stability preference. We even have inflatable paddle boards that get rock hard and perform like rigid models but can roll up and fit in a backpack or trunk. Don't let your inexperience of paddle boarding deter you from trying it. Most beginners feel comfortable within 15 minutes and are ready to progress to more advanced boards after their first session. We'd be honored to be the ones to introduce you to this new sport!

Available Locations

Big Marine Park Reserve
Big Marine Park Reserve is a great place to go in the northern part of Washington County if you're looking for something for the whole family. This park has a large lake with lots of beautiful shoreline to enjoy, an expansive playground with cool structures for kids, and a really nice beach and picnic areas for use.
Location: Big Marine Park Reserve
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Skill Level: Beginner—>Advanced
Lake Elmo Park Reserve

Lake Elmo is the premier park within the Washington County Park System. It has something for everyone and has a lot of acreage to explore. When paddling on the clear waters of Lake Elmo, the park shoreline is teaming with wildlife. The remaining shoreline consists of beautiful homes to enjoy. Boat traffic is often light and you can always find your little piece of quiet here.
Location: Lake Elmo Park Reserve
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Skill Level: Beginner—>Advanced
Homestead Park - Perch Lake

Homestead Park (near Hudson, WI) on Perch Lake is a great place to paddle and spend your whole day outside. The water is very clear and lake is surrounded by steep slopes covered by oak woodlands and pine plantations. There is also a beach, picnic areas, and a playground.  Gas powered motors are not allowed on the lake which makes it perfect for those searching for a relaxing paddle or those with kids.
Location: Homestead Park
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Skill Level: Beginner—>Advanced
Square Lake Park

Square Lake is a quiet, beautiful lake to paddle within the St. Croix Valley. A favorite with locals as it is one of the clearest lakes in the Twin Cities and a great place for an outdoor picnic or swim. Boat traffic is typically light.
Location: Square Lake Park
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Skill Level: Beginner—>Advanced
St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park

Join us at St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park and kayak on the beautiful St. Croix River. The shoreline here is spectacular and there is a distant island to paddle to, have a snack, and return home. You'll also see some of the amazing summer boats that people travel up and down the river on and have fun floating over their wakes. This is a great trip for the intermediate and above paddler.
Location: St. Croix Bluffs
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Skill Level: Intermediate—>Advanced
St. Croix Boom Site Wayside Rest Area

Visit the St. Croix Boom Site for a magical time on the St. Croix River. It's one of our favorite places to paddle as it changes throughout the year. When the water is high, you can snake through the submerged trees. North on the MN side is a small little-known waterfall to dock your boat and go explore. Head south and there is heron and egret rookery where you can see hundreds of birds in the trees if you time it right. 
Location: St. Croix Boom Site
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Skill Level: Beginner—>Advanced
William O'Brien State Park

William O'Brien State Park is a great place for paddlers of all levels. We typically start at the boat launch, paddle up the protected waterway near the park, go downstream on the main section of the St. Croix River and then head back to the start. For those inclined, there are islands to explore that are perfect for a nice picnic.
Location: William O'Brien State Park
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Skill Level: Beginner—>Advanced
Your Favorite Destination

If you're not finding a location that perks your interest or have a specific destination in mind, contact us and we will do our best to accommodate.  We are always looking for new places to explore so don't be afraid to ask.  We'll do all the work to research viability, permitting, and options and then discuss our findings with you so you can make an informed decision.
Location: Anywhere, USA
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Skill Level: Beginner—>Advanced