Russian River – California


Russian River CaliforniaHave a blast on the Russian River California in the scenic wine country. Experience the beauty of this area as you canoe or kayak down the river surrounded with redwood trees. Pack your lunch and you’re ready for a day on the river!

This river is located in the heart of the Russian River Valley AVA. In fact it serves as a source of water for many of the vineyards in the area. This wine region is known for its excellent Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and other fine wines. Come for wine tasting, but also plan to relax on the river.

Russian River Canoe
There are a number of local businesses that rent canoes or kayaks. They make it easy by providing a pick-up service. Along the way, you can there will be many beaches where you can stop and take a break. Take time to play in the water, eat your snack, and take a rest.

Wear your bathing suit and don’t forget the sunscreen, snacks, and towel! Keep your eyes open for amazing animals along the river; including turtles, osprey, otters, ducks, herons, deer, fish, and eagles.

A shuttle will pick you and your rental up at a designated spot and drive you back to your car. All you have to do is have fun.

* Allow plenty of time; plan to spend the day on the Russian River California. Be sure to pack plenty of drinks and food.

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There are so many incredible things to do in this area. Many people come here for the wine tasting, which is fabulous. However, there are many other great choices of things to do for fun. Click on this link to see what to add to your plans!

Russian River Canoe and Kayak Rentals

Burke’s Canoe Trips
Intersection of Mirabel Road at 8600 River Road
P.O. Box 602
Forestville, CA 95436
Telephone: 707-887-1222
Enjoy a 10 mile self-guided trip with a return shuttle. Kayaks are available.

King’s Sport
Address: 16258 Main Street,Guerneville, CA
Telephone: 707-869-2156
Offers self-guided kayak trips as wells as guided trips and even multi-day adventures.

River’s Edge Kayak & Canoe Trips
Address: 13840 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg, CA 95448
Telephone: 707-433-7247
Offers self-guided as well as custom trips.

Soar Inflatables
Russian River Adventures
Address: 20 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg, CA 95448
Telephone: 707-433-5599
Self-guided floats, both full and half day. Dog friendly!

Have you floated down the Russian River California? If you have, please tell us about your experiences on the river. We would love to hear about them.


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