Local Outfitters & Guides

These businesses are located throughout the Willamette Valley and offer a variety of paddlesports related retails sales, rentals, and instruction.

Local Outfitters & Guides

  • Alder Creek Kayak, Canoe, Raft & SUP

    • 200 NE Tomahawk Island Dr
      Portland, OR 97217
    • 503-285-0464

    Alder Creek Kayak & Canoe is one of the premiere paddlesports stores and instructional centers in Oregon. They have one retail shop and 4 rental locations. Whether you paddle whitewater kayaks, sea kayaks, recreational kayaks, canoes, SUP boards or rafts, Alder Creek has the boats and gear you need to get out on the water and the classes to elevate your paddling skills.

  • Andy and Bax

    Portland’s oldest and best military surplus, whitewater rafting and outdoor store…Since 1945.

  • eNRG Kayaking

    Located in Downtown Oregon City, our shop is your gateway to paddle sports in the Portland area. Rent a kayak or take a guided tour to the impressive Willamette Falls, directly from our shop! Or join us for a scenic float on the Lower Clackamas, a Willamette River tributary, just 10 minutes from the shop!

  • Next Adventure

    • 624 SE 7th Ave
      Portland, OR 97214
    • 503.233.0706

    Next Adventure’s paddle Sports Center in located in the heart of Portland. You can expect to find sit-on-top kayaks, recreational kayaks, touring kayaks, sea kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, canoes, and whitewater kayaks. You’ll also find all the paddling accessories to get you to the water including PFDs, footwear, drysuits, and paddles of all variations. They have kayak demo and kayak rental programs available. If you’re curious about kayaking lessons or private kayak instruction, check out their kayak school.

  • Oregon Paddle Sports

    • 520 Commercial Street
      Eugene, OR 97402
    • 541.505.9020

    Oregon Paddle Sports is your retail home for paddling and rafting in Eugene, Oregon and Lane County: sales, classes, & rentals available.

  • Paddle People

    Paddle People are “just two guys,” Russ and Jeff, who are Wenonah Canoe Dealers based in Portland, Oregon.  You can buy canoes from them (an ideal craft for multi-day Willamette trips). They host local demo days and can also deliver your boat to your location. They offer canoe lessons by appointment.

  • Peak Sports

    • 207 NW 2nd Street
      Corvallis, OR 97330
    • 541.754.6444

    It is Peak’s goal to provide all customers with the knowledge, equipment, and resources needed for all of your outdoor adventures including canoe and kayak sales and demos.

  • Portland Kayak Company

    Your source for quality kayaks, canoes, paddling gear, kayak trips, kayak classes, and kayak rentals in Portland, Oregon.

  • REI

    REI is a premier outdoor gear and sporting goods store serving outdoor enthusiasts in Portland Salem-Keizer and Eugene.

  • Salem Kayak Rentals LLC

    Salem Kayak Rentals LLC, also known as Oregon Guided Kayak Tours LLC, offers day rentals for both kayak and paddle boards. They specialize in guided tours throughout Oregon, free community events for local kayakers, as well as low discounted to free guided kayak excursions through Salem Kayak Club year round.

  • Scappoose Bay Paddling Center

    Run by Next Adventure, Scappoose Bay Paddling Center is a short 25-mile drive North of Portland on scenic Hwy 30. Experience beautiful, calm, flatwater paddling secluded from boat traffic. Paddle through luscious forests while witnessing thriving wildlife in a family friendly setting that caters to all types of boaters, especially beginners. Whether you’re looking for SUP, canoe, or kayak rentals, going on one of their paddling tours, or taking a kayak or SUP class, Scappoose Bay has something for everyone.