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Cell 814-496-9220 by appointment. 

Here at McCrackens Canoe Sales and Rental we strive to bring you the best experience we can offer.  Our canoe and kayak rental in Clearfield offers trips lasting a few hours to a few days on a world class river.  We cover 150 miles of the West Branch Susquehanna River in the PA Wilds Region.  The West Branch Susquehanna River ranges from slow meandering waters to Class 2 whitewater depending on location and water levels.  We also have canoe and kayak sales.

Added to the National Parks Water Trail system in 2011, and named a premier destination by National Geographic online in 2012, the West Branch Susquehanna River offers some of the finest and most remote paddling the state of Pennsylvania has to offer.  See trip descriptions on trips page.

Over 20 species of fish thrive in  various sections of this river. Small mouth and Large mouth Bass, perch, crappie, walleye, carp, catfish and more.  And class A Wild native trout thrive in some of its tributaries.

Planning a day trip-please be here early to be one the water by noon, preferably 10 a.m.

Spring through fall 10-5 Monday - Saturday and appointment/reservation. 

Fall hours Mon-Sat 12 pm -5 pm.  please call ahead. Starting 2021 ALL visit are with advance reservation.

Call my cell  814-496-9220.

Closed 2 weeks for deer rifle season following THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY. APPOINTMENTS LIMITED during this time.

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New years, Easter. 

  If you are renting any day we will come in early for you. Extended hours by appointment and as needed.  We are located near the Electric generation station at Shawville. Many trips require long drives to access.  Please call first to see if we have boats available and that water conditions are suitable.  Follow FB for water conditions.




Canoe And Kayak Sales in Clearfield

McCrackens Canoe Sales and Rental ‚Äč

 Business for sale. Please reach out to us if interested.

 Canoe rental and kayak rental day trips, overnight trips and Shuttle service available 

Elliotts park in Clearfield

small mouth bass caught between Shawville and Karthaus.


 COVID19 response.  Limit 2 customers inside shop at a time.  Hand sanitizer available.

All PFDs will be sanitized after use per USCG instructions. All boats and paddles will be sanitized after use.

Due to the nature of clips and straps , 100% sanitation cannot be guaranteed.  Feel free to bring your own.  We will do as much parking lot pickup and delivery as possible