Visit the Kayak Shed's New On-Water Location

The Kayak Shed now has waterfront access to the Columbia River between the Event Site and AirTime, including a private dock for launching kayaks and stand up paddle boards (SUPs). Our on water location is great for trying out the newest kayaks without having to load and transport them anywhere. Whether you are looking to buy a new boat or just get some sun and exercise, all you have to do is show up!


If you are interested in paddling, but aren't sure where to go, you can pack a lunch and paddle west to Wells Island then back to the site, which makes for a leisurely 2.5 mile journey. Along the way you can spot the kiteboarders and windsurfers, stop at the swim park, and watch for bald eagles. If you're up for a longer paddle, you can head east to Koberg Beach, which rounds out to a 5 mile trip. Once you get there, you can hike up tall rock formations that drop off into deep pools, picnic on the sandy beach, and enjoy the scenic views. When it gets windy and the swell grows, you can still paddle in our wind sheltered inlet.


Rentals:


Rentals............................2 hrs...........................Additional hr(s)

Single..............................$20...............................$10

Tandem..........................$40...............................$20

Single Sit on Top.............$20...............................$10

Tandem Sit on Top.........$40...............................$20

Hobie Pedal Drive..........$40...............................$20

SUP................................$20...............................$10

5 time punch pass*..........$90


*Punch pass: 1 punch per 2 hours use per person, 2 punches per 2 hr use per tandem or Hobie pedal drive

**All rentals include paddle and personal flotation device.


Guided Tours:


If there are strong winds on the Columbia River, it is often wise to have a guide to assist you on your kayaking adventures. Tours are available daily from our friends at the Columbia Gorge Kayak School. View their website at www.gorgekayaker.com to register for a trip.


Beginner Recreational Tour: This trip meets at 10 am or 2:30pm. It is designed for people who have never been kayaking, family outings, or individuals that are uncomfortable in water and are looking to experience a few hours of stress free paddling.


Sunset Kayaking Tour: This trip meets at 6pm. This tour gives you the best seat in the house for an evening in the Gorge. Paddle right into the sunset through the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area! If it's too windy on the Columbia, trips will take place on Northwester Lake in the protected White Salmon River canyon. This is a great trip for dates, team building, family, and out-of-town guests.


Pricing:

Guided Tours.......................................................$60 per person

Group rate (sign up with 3 or more)................$48 per person