Amazing Getaways'

Great Escapes and Outdoor Adventures of the Pacific Northwest:
Paddlin' ARound


  • Alta Lake/Lakeside & Wayside parks...Whistler, B.C.
    (604) 932-2394.
    Kayaks and canoes can be rented here.

  • Galiano Island...Galiano Island, B.C.
    (250) 539-2233.
    A kayaker's dream come true.

  • Swanson Channel...Salt Spring Island, B.C.
    (250) 537-5252.
    The place for canoeing and kayaking is Ruckle Provincial Park at the edge of Swanson Channel.

  • Kyuquot Sound/Clayoquot Sound/Barkley Sound...Brokern Group Islands, B.C.

    The west coast of Vancouver Island is without a doubt a kayakers' paradise.

  • East Coast Vancouver Island...B.C.

    The protected areas along the east coast are perfect for ocean canoeing expeditions. You'll also find a variety of freshwater lakes in the interior of the island suited for short trips.


  • Alpine Adventures' Wild & Scenic River Tours...Leavenworth, WA.
    (206) 323-1220, (800) Raft Fun (723-8386).
    Join us and experience what thousands of satisfied customers do every year. Challenging whitewater or relaxing floats through spectacular scenery for family, friends, or groups. Outstanding guides, professional equipment, & great meals. Washington State licensed.

  • Northwest Outdoor Center/Paddle Seattle...Seattle, WA.
    (206) 281-9694.
    Sea Kayak Rentals on Lake Union. Enjoy spectacular views of the Seattle skyline as you explore the calm, protected waters of Lake Union. Paddle by tall sailing ships, colorful houseboats, and Seattle's famous Gas Works Park.

  • Northwest Sea Ventures...Anacortes, WA.
    (360) 293-3692.
    Guided kayaking adventures in the Swinomish Channel and Padilla Bay.

  • Sucia Island Marine State Park...Orcas Island, WA.
    (360) 753-2027.
    This beautiful primitive island covers 562 acres...a definite utopia for canoeing and scuba diving.

  • Skagit River...Mount Vernon, WA.
    (360) 428-4044.
    Prime location for kayaking and wildlife viewing.

  • Lake Wenatchee State Park...Lake Wenatchee, WA.
    (509) 763-3101.
    A great spot for camping and kayaking or canoeing on the Wenatchee River.


  • Rock Creek Reservoir...Dufur, OR.
    (503) 476-2291.
    This is the perfect environment for canoeing.

  • ColdWater Cove...McKenzie Bridge, OR.
    (503) 822-3381.
    This spring-fed lake is very popular for rowing and canoeing.

  • Devil's Lake...Bend, OR.
    (503) 388-5664.
    This scenic alpine lake in the Deschutes National Forest is the color of aqua-jade. It's a favorite spot for canoeing and rafting.

  • Nehalem Bay...Nehalem, OR.
    (503) 368-5943.
    Great location for kayaking and canoeing.