What kind of shoes are you supposed to wear when you go canoeing? That’s a question a surprising number of people ask.
If you’re carrying a canoe to and from the water, you’ll need footwear that’s sturdy and durable. But at the same time, you want footwear that’s flexible enough to bend and move with your foot’s natural muscular movements.
And, somewhat obviously, it needs to be footwear that can withstand getting wet.
Shoes that dry quickly or drain well should be the first priority. Once you’ve made sure of that, you can worry about their durability, support, and overall fit.
We’ve put together a list of some ideal options to get you started.