Kayaking the Smith River



Ranger-led Kayak Programs

For a limited time in summer, Redwood National and State Parks presents kayak tours of the Smith River—a crown jewel of the National Wild & Scenic River System and the largest free-flowing river system in California. Led by experienced park rangers, visitors will explore a variety of topics, including the unique geology of the Smith River watershed and how it contributes to the growth of the world’s largest trees, all while paddling pristine waters and enjoying unparalleled scenery. More »


Local Rentals and Guide Services

Experience kayaking on North Coast rivers, lagoons, harbors, coves, and in the ocean.

Redwood Rides
(707) 951-6559

Kayak Zak's
PO Box 68 Orick, CA 95555
(707) 498-1130

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1111 Second Street
Crescent City, CA 95531


(707) 465-7335

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