• The business of canoe liveries and outfitters in the lakes and rivers region of North America, including Ely, Minnesota, in 1958, allowed city dwellers to experience the joys of wilderness travel without actually owning a canoe.

Canoe Country Outfitters

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims

  • Trips of a week or two were common during the summer months for customers, who could also hire a guide for the journey.
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