Artist Retreats

On remote mid-channel island paradise — for adventurers, naturalists, and artists of any type. 5 blissful days enveloped by the creative inspiration of the Lower Mississippi.

This excursion will bring participants to a remote scenic island paradise on the Lower Mississippi River, full of wildlife and creative inspiration. Sit on the white sand beach and watch the world go by, or head into the magical willow forest to find your artistic spirit! Relax and rejoin into the rhythms of the natural world.

Bring any personal supplies you need! Potential activities include:

  • Watercolor
  • Yoga
  • Storytelling
  • Woodburning
  • Singing + Guitar
  • Dream-catcher Weaving
  • Day excursions in canoes
  • Tai Chi
  • Delicious home-cooked meals
  • Campfire
  • Spiritual Fasting
  • Fossil Hunting
  • Birdwatching

Experience required

None! This trip is open to everybody.


~3 miles on first and last day.

Optional day excursions on middle days.

Trip Notes

Quapaw Canoe Company will provide canoes and all safety gear, as well as dry bags for each participant.

Quapaw Canoe Company will provide lunches, dinners, and breakfasts for each day of the journey, this is included in the price for the Artist Retreat. Meals are cooked fresh on an open fire.

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