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New Life List: Ultimate Family Paddling Adventure

World-class scenery, luxe camping, and easy paddling await your family on the Green River in Canyonlands. Your kids will remember this forever.
life_list-Till-445.jpgBroad Bend, near the confluence of the Green and Colorado rivers. (Tom Till)

RESOURCES Getting there Put-in: Mineral Bottom, at the end of Mineral Bottom Rd., off UT 313, 90 minutes from Moab. Takeout: Reserve a jet-boat shuttle up the Colorado back to Moab. Outfitter Tex’s Riverways (435) 259-5101; texsriverways.com Map Trails Illustrated Island in the Sky District #310 ($10; natgeomaps.com) Contact (435) 719-2313; nps.gov/cany

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See eagles, osprey, and moose during a weekend canoe trip on Lake Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge, on the border of New Hampshire and Maine. (603) 482-3415; fws.gov/northeast/lakeumbagog.html
   
Explore sea caves and camp on secluded, sandy beaches on a
70-mile paddle around Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. (715) 779-3397; nps.gov/apis

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