Lightweight Canoes

1, 2, 3 & 4 person ultralight kevlar canoes, kayaks, paddleboards, aluminum & royalex canoes – rent by the day or by the hour; gear, food & package rates; large groups & scouts

Kevlar canoes are light and easy to portage

Launch from our beach with easy access to the boundary waters

Day trip in Kevlar canoe
Kevlar canoe

Rockwood Outfitters

Rockwood’s outfitting building is located on Poplar Lake within easy reach of three boundary water entry points

Rockwood realizes that each party has different wants and needs on a canoe trip. Whether you’re a beginner or a veteran of many canoe trips, our goal is to make your next trip the best vacation ever.

With our central location, we offer direct access into some of the most remote areas of BWCA, and routes from entry points along mid-Gunflint Trail. We specialize in ultra-lightweight equipment and canoes to save you weight and bulk in portaging. Our Aluminum, Royalex, and Kevlar canoes and the superior quality of our gear provides comfort while meeting the demands of camping and canoeing the wilderness.

Confidently enter the BWCAW

The BWCAW is a federally protected wilderness area. There is limited road and motorboat access. It boasts of 2,000 remote campsites and 1,200 miles of canoe routes. It is home to wolves, lynx, bobcats, moose, deer, and beavers. Add in the airspace restrictions that keep any aircraft at a high altitude, and you’ll find on your first trip the quiet and tranquility to take the stress of everyday life away.

outfitter helping two people enter the boundary waters in a kevlar canoe