Discover Paddling

Experience what paddling in the Northwest is all about with our Intro to SUP, Intro to Kayaking and Double Canoe tours. These are complimentary to participants of the Northwest Paddling Festival.

YOGA + PADDLING

Lindsay Tana Lambert

Paddling Yogini & One Mind Yoga

Take your favorite yoga routines & put them on the water. Both yoga & stand up paddle boarding are great for building balance, coordination, endurance, & strength.

  • Sunset SUP Yoga on-water class, Friday 6 p.m.
  • SUP Fitness on-water class, Saturday 3:30 p.m.

Join experienced instructors from the top paddling companies in the region:

INTRO TO STAND UP PADDLING

INTRO TO KAYAKING

 

DOUBLE CANOE

Seattle Adventure Sports will be using rafted canoes for tours.

Lake Sammamish is over seven miles long and offers a wide variety of scenery.  For those seeking a change of pace from the city, paddling along the shore of Lake Sammamish State Park offers an opportunity to get close to nature and get a glimpse of the historic homeland of the Snoqualmie Tribe. The mouth of the Issaquah Creek is one of the biggest heronry’s in the state! If you keep your eyes directed up into the big trees, there’s a good chance of seeing Bald Eagles and Great Blue Herons

Many of the natural areas have recently been restored through the longtime Adopt-a-Park Agreement with the Mountain to Sound Greenway Trust. Your guide will lead you along the shore where Greenway Volunteers have spent countless hours restoring neglected shoreline.  Acres of invasive plants were removed and replaced with healthy native plants.

While you are heading out on your tour or returning you won’t be able to miss the panoramic view of Issaquah Alps, Sqauk, Cougar and Tiger Mountains. There is coal mining history, hiking and biking trails abound here.

Registration is required at the entrance, a release of liability form completed and participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. 

On Friday, Tours begin at 2pm and conclude at 6pm. Tours launch approximately every 30 minutes.

On Saturday, Tours begin at 9:30am and conclude at 4pm. Tours launch approximately every 30 minutes.

Age minimum: 8 years

Group Ratio: 1 guide to 5 boats

Time: 30 minutes

What to bring:

  • Dress for the Northwest weather.
  • Water Shoes
  • Sun Protection
  • Bring extra clothes to leave in your car.

What we provide:

  • PFD-lifejacket. Everyone is required to wear one.
  • Kayak –singles and doubles
  • Paddle

 

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