Kayaking/Canoeing/Stand-Up Paddleboarding

Kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard along the Russian River. As you float down the river, there are numerous places to stop and swim or sunbathe. Bring a picnic and pull up to a river island. The best months for kayaking, canoeing and stand-up paddleboarding are May through October.

Burke’s Canoe Trips

Burke’s Canoe Trips invites you to spend a day (or more) canoeing down the famous Russian River. Kayak rental also available.

8600 River Road

King’s Sport & Tackle

Offers single and two person kayaks as well as stand-up paddleboards.  Free delivery of kayaks or paddle boards for a nominal fee.

16258 Main Street

Monte Rio Beach

Single and double kayak, kid kayak, canoe and inner tube rentals. A 10 minute walk and a 5 minute paddle from Riverwood Cottage. Open Memorial Day weekend through last weekend of September.

20400 Bohemian Highway
Monte Rio

Rubicon Adventures

Stand-up paddleboard trips on the Russian River.

9743 Highway 116

SUP Odyssey

Offers self-guided down-river trip rentals, starting at Steelhead beach and finishing at the Schoolhouse Campground. SUP paddle boards also available for private rental. Delivery available for weekend rentals.

12600 River Road (Schoolhouse Canyon Campground)