State & Federal Agencies
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
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.
- 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.
Paddlesports Study Guide -
Adventure Kayak -
- Conserving and restoring America's whitewater resources and enhancing
opportunities to enjoy them.
River Float Guide - GORP Guide to the different reaches of the Deschutes River.
Jim Reed Kayaking Page -
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,
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
USGS - US Geological Survey
Clubs and Groups in the Northwest
Columbia Canoe Club (LCCC)
and Canoe Club (OKCC)
- 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