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Rivers - Floats, Permits, Float Passes

John Day Wild & Scenic River - Season: 1/01 - 12/31, Camping fees

Lower Deschutes River Management Area - Boater Pass - Fees vary

McKenzie River - Season: 1/01 - 12/31, No Fees Associated with BLM facilities - There may be other fees associated with other facilities on the river.

North Umpqua Wild & Scenic River - Season: 1/01 - 12/31, No fees

Owyhee Wild & Scenic River - Season: 10/01 - 9/30, No Fees

Rogue National Wild & Scenic River - Season: 1/01 - 12/31. Fees: $10/person for wild section non-commercial float permit, restricted use season5/15-10/15

Snake River - Hells Canyon National Recreation Area - Boating permits and regulations

Wallowa and Grand Ronde Wild & Scenic Rivers - Season: 1/1 - 12/31, No Fees

Four Rivers Area Lottery - Main Salmon River, Middle Fork Salmon River, Sellway River, Hells Canyon

Various Western Rivers

Jim Reed's River Permits Page


Alder Creek Kayak & Canoe - Instruction and information on Kayaking and canoeing.

American Canoe Association - An online source of information for both beginner and advanced paddlers. Browsers can find up-to-date water level information, instruction schedules, local clubs, events and conservation news.  

Canoe Alaska - Alaskan canoeing tour operator describes its guides trips, posts a schedule of upcoming departures, and accepts online reservations. 

Canoe & Kayak Magazine  - Where to go, what to bring and how to do it properly. Find destination and equipment reviews, a glossary of terms and subscription information.   

GORP - Rafting, Canoeing and Kayaking Internet Resources

Jack and Toni's Canoe Trips - Minnesota-based canoeing outfitter describes its rental gear and services, posts a price list, and accepts online reservations.   

LaTourell's Moose Lake Outfitters - Boundary Waters canoeing outfitter and resort operator describes its services and accommodations, supplies rental rates, and posts a newsletter.

Paddlesports - The Great Outdoor Recreation Pages (GORP) maintains this site with information and a directory for canoeing and kayaking in the United States.  

Pro Canoe and Kayak - Canoe and kayak retailer in Greensboro and Raleigh, Vermont ship boats across the US. Also sells used gear.  

The Wooden Canoe Heritage Association - The Wooden Canoe Heritage Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving, studying, building and using traditional wood canoes. Its home page contains information on the group's activities, a photo gallery and a calendar of events.  

Boat Manufacturers:

Aire Inflatables
Mad River Canoes
Wildwasser Sport (Prijon,Eskimo,etc)
Wave Sport

Paddlesports Study Guide -  


Adventure Kayak - Bandon, OR

American Whitwater - Conserving and restoring America's whitewater resources and enhancing opportunities to enjoy them.

Deschutes River Float Guide - GORP Guide to the different reaches of the Deschutes River.

Jim Reed Kayaking Page -

Lane County River Recreation Map - Map of Lane County with  river whitewater classifications. University or Oregon Geography Department, Advanced Cartography.

Oregon Kayaking - Trip reports and videos detailing our marginally believable adventures on some of the best class IV to V+ runs in Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho and South America. Look at their Rivers Page for lots of good information on whitewater Boating.

Oregon Whitewater Association - Tons of whitewater information and pictures.

Pacific Wave Kayaks - Astoria, OR

Portland (PDX) Kayaker - Whitewater and Sea Kayaking in Portland Oregon . We're a loose group of beer swilling hooligans who manage to have a great time safely boating at all levels as much as possible.

Washington Water Trails

State and Federal Water Related Agencies

Oregon Water Resources Department

Portland District Corp of Engineers Oregon Weather, Road, and River Levels

Seattle District Corp of Engineers Information

USGS - US Geological Survey

Clubs and Groups in the Northwest

Lower Columbia Canoe Club      (LCCC)

Oregon Kayak and Canoe Club    (OKCC)

World Kayak Federation

Northwest Outdoor Physnits
PO Box 43
Leavenworth, WA 98826
Olympic Raft and Guide Service
239521 Highway 101
Port Angeles, WA 98363
Paddle Trails Canoe Club
P.O. Box 24932
Seattle, WA 98124
The Mountaineers
300 Third Avenue West
Seattle, WA 98119
Spokane Canoe & Kayak Club
P.O. Box 819
Spokane, WA 99210

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