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SACO RIVER CONDITIONS

Date Of This Posting
July 24, 2014

Current Water Level
540 cfs normal 310 cfs

Water Temperature
66 °F

River Condition
Perfect water conditions

Announcements
New Location .5 miles north on route 16. Soldout of everything Saturday July 26

River Tubing Water Guide

Cubic feet per second (cfs)
100 - 450 cfs: Very slow moving water (no rapids) 1.5 mile trip only
450 - 1000 cfs: Gentle current perfect conditions for Redstone Rapids (3 mile trip)
1000 - 1200 cfs: Quicker water. Ages 12 and up for Redstone Rapids (3 mile trip)
1200 - 1600 cfs: Adults only

This is a only a general guide. Water levels change on a daily basis.


 

    

Tubing on the Saco River. New Hampshire!

Enjoy a relaxing day floating down the crystal clear waters of the Saco River. The Saco River is the perfect place for river tubing! The Saco River averages 3 feet deep with some small rapids, lots of sandy beaches and even some rope swings for the more adventurous.

Create your own Tubing Regatta! Saco Canoe Rental can handle groups up to 100 people.

River Tubing Trips:
1.5 Mile Trip: This is a relaxing float where you will find sandy beaches and rope swings along the way.
Duration: Approximately 2-3 hours depending on river levels.
How it works: You will be shuttled up river from our office to the put-in location, than you will float back to Saco Canoe Rental landing where your car will be parked. No waiting for a shuttle.
Shuttles: Every hour on the hour, 9:00AM till 3:00PM

3 Mile Trip: This is a more exciting float which features 3 sections of small rapids as well as beaches and rope swings.
Duration: Approximately 3-4 hours, varies depending on river level.
How it works: The trip starts from the Saco Canoe Rental landing and you will float down the river to Redstone where the shuttle will pick you up. Individuals must arrive before 12:00 for this trip.
Shuttle: Pick up shuttles at the finish run every hour starting at 1:00pm with the last shuttle pick up at 5:00pm.
Age minimums will vary depending on river levels.

5 Mile Trip: This is a longer float where you will find sandy beaches and ropes swings along the way. Good for people who want to spend most of the day on the river.
Duration: Approximately 5-6 hours, varies depending on river level.
How does it work: You will be shuttled up river from the Saco Canoe Rental office to a private beach along the Saco River where you will float down river until the Saco Canoe Rental landing where your car will be parked. No waiting for a return shuttle.
Shuttle times: 9:30 and 10:30am only

Saco Canoe Rental Company Reserves the right to change any river tubing trip due to weather and river conditions.

Tubing Rates
Includes Shuttle & Lifevest
Adults $20
Children (12 & under) $12
Double Tubes $40
 
Dog shuttle fee $10
Tube rental no shuttle $12
 
Extras to Rent
Cooler Tube $10
Dry Bag $5
 
Watershoes for sale $10
Group rates:
10 or more $15 per tube
(including shuttle).
Not valid on Saturdays

Tubing Reservations
highly recommended
Choose a 1.5, 3 or 5 mile trip


Cooler Tubes
(cooler not included)
(fits coolers as large as 15 x 27)

Lanyards are provided to attach the cooler tray to your tube