What to Bring on an Overnight or Multi-Day River Trip

This checklist is meant to be a reference only and is not a definitive gear list for overnight and multi-day river trips. Some items required by river regulations may not be listed here. Some items listed may not be required. Please refer to your river’s written regulations. Regardless of regulations, every river is different and may require more and/or specialized equipment. Do your research before your trip and plan accordingly. Remember to always pack out all trash and leave campsites better than when found. Enjoy the river!

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Rafts: Kayaks: Inflatable Kayaks: Canoe:


Cooking / Kitchen: Fire / Water / Dishes: Toilet:

Personal Gear: (very subjective, varies by trip length and temperature)

On the river: At camp: