Paddling

  • American Whitewater restores rivers dewatered by hydropower dams, eliminates water degradation, improves public land management and protects public access to rivers for responsible recreational use.
  • Atchafalaya Paddle Trails (Louisiana Guide to paddling Atchafalaya Basin)
  • Basic Knots (Sea Scouts) great site with basic knots.  It is from the Sea Scouts of Brighton, South Essex, UK.  This is the place to go for an animated look at tying the bowline, clove hitch, and other basic knots.
  • Canadian Canoe Routes – A Meeting Place for Canadian Wilderness Paddlers
  • Canoe Camping – USA Descriptions of Over 40 Extended Float Trips. Nice resource.
  • Chicago Area Paddling & Fishing Hundreds of places to Paddle, Fish, Sail, Row, or just relax in the Chicagoland Area
  • Chicago River Canoe & Kayak Canoe & Kayak rental on the river and lakefront
  • Easykayaker kayaking designed for non-endurance kayakers & families who want to see beautiful natural surroundings and wildlife of BC.  maps, journals, adventure tour guides, & links to BC Ferries, weather, tides & road report info.
  • Friends of the Chicago River Home Page
  • Great Lakes Forecasting System Lake Michigan Surface Water Temp shown with a graphic map of the Lake.
  • Hawaii outrigger canoe club news, Molokai Hoe, Na Wahine O Ke Kai race websites, news of outrigger racing from greater Polynesia, canoe clubs in Hawaii, links to paddling events, people, places.
  • Kayaking Everywhere KayakingEverywhere@groups.msn.com (MSN News Groups)
  • Kayaking San Diego Just arrived in town and want to paddle? Info on rentals, gear, put-ins, fishing, diving, weather, where to go, where to eat, and links to other kayaking sites.
  • Illinois & Michigan Canal State Trail (virtual tours) Multi-purpose trail has been developed by the Illinois DNR. Currently 61 miles in length, this trail offers visitors scenic hiking, bicycling and snowmobiling opportunities.
  • Illinois Waterway Navigation Charts – Rock Island District
  • Lincoln Park Boat Club is the oldest facility in Chicago that provides boats, classes, and a range of competitive training opportunities for men’s and women’s rowing, sculling and kayaking.
  • Maine Island Trail Association explore the wild and beautiful coast of Maine in a way that protects this exceptional resource for future generations
  • Michigan Kayaking Site is intended to help you find places to kayak in Michigan and surrounding regions, with an emphasis on the Great Lakes. Provides info on MI. kayaking stores, rentals, books and links
  • Outrigger Canoe Paddling Resource News, links, photos, results, and articles from outrigger events around the world. Also features oc1 repair articles, race schedules, weather, and outrigger discussion
  • Paddling.net is great source for information on canoeing and kayaking. From Buyers’ Guides for canoes, kayaks and accessories to articles, classifieds, photos, outfitters, dealers and so much more!
  • Rutabaga, The Paddlesport Shop – Madison Wi. If you need it they’ve got it! Great staff.
  • Sea Kayaking in Chicago
  • Sea Kayaker Magazine, good resource for the sea kayaker.  lots of downloadable info & tricks
  • Southwest Paddler:  An on-line paddlers’ resource guide to the rivers of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and Utah.
  • Thousand Islands Water Trail (Canada) comprehensive guide to canoeing and kayaking on the Canadian side of the Thousand Islands.
  • Ultimate Directory of Kayaking & Paddling, Collection of links to companies that make & sell kayaks, gear & accessories (sea kayaking) Includes links to clubs & educational material
  • U.S.G.S.: Real-Time Water Data from the USGS Links to USGS sites serving data on real-time streamflow via satellite.
  • WaterWays is a site created by paddlers, for paddlers. They list descriptions of fresh and salt water paddle trips in Maine, New England, the U.S., and from around the world.
  • Yukon Paddling /Kayak Yukon Paddling info for Canada’s North, with river descriptions, levels, and photo’s, current events and coverage, Yukon Canoe and Kayak Club newsletters & local links

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