Summer: The Saco River offers families an excellent paddling adventure on one of the state’s cleanest waterways. The shallow water and white sand bottom is perfect for canoeing or kayaking as well as swimming. The banks of the river offers several spots to put in as well as unique sandbar campsites. Canoeing the Saco River is so much fun and with multiple rental businesses and guide services you can definitely find the equipment that you will need in order to make the trip. If you decide you don’t want to paddle then rent or bring your own tube. The gentle water is cool and refreshing which is perfect on a hot day in July. If you are not interested in camping overnight that’s fine but, make sure you pack a lunch and drinks so you can enjoy a picnic on this sceneic river. Spend a day or weekend on the Saco River, your whole family will be glad you did.