River Kayaking Lessons

Learn how to use an inflatable kayak and paddle class I - II rapids on the Smith River, with visits to redwood groves in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park.

Name of instructor: Adam Spencer

Phone/Email: 707-951-6559, redwoodrides@gmail.com

When: July 15, July 29, Aug. 12, 2pm to 5pm

Where: Meet at Hiouchi Hamlet, transportation arranged from there.


Bring a water bottle, water shoes or sandals that strap on tight (tennis/running shoes ok, no flip flops), wear swimsuit bottoms or other non-cotton shorts or pants, bring a warm, non-cotton upper body layer. There will be space in dry bags for extra layers.


Prerequisites: Able to be active for a couple hours, comfortable on the water.

Ages: 14 to 24 years old

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