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Paddlesports Resource Links

At Clavey Paddlesports we get lots of folks looking for all sorts of information on rafting, kayaking, stand up paddling, local waterways, local camping etc. Here we’ve put together an ever expanding compilation of our most popular paddlesports resource links to help you get on the water.

River Permit Information

  • – A place to dream up your next trip, figure out the details, apply for permits and make reservations to experience most wilderness and national parks in the USA.
  • BLM Rogue Site  – This is a great site for checking on permit information and boating information.
  • Green –  Information on permits for Desolation / Gray Canyon of the Green River in Utah.
  • Yampa and Green  – Information on permits for the Yampa and the Lodore Canyon of the Green.
  • San Juan – Permit information for the San Juan River in Utah.
  • Colorado River  – Grand Canyon Colorado River permit information.
  • Smith River  – Permit information for this classic Montana float
  • – The largest website for whitewater runs in the world. Whitewater River Rafting and Maps, GPS coordinates, rapid descriptions and more.

River Flows

  • Dreamflows – This is a great site with daily flow information for most Western Rivers!
  • California Creeks – River descriptions include recommended flows for different crafts and links to real-time flow data.
  • USGS Home Page  – USGS real-time water information for rivers across the country, including Alaska.

Grand Canyon Outfitting Companies

Professional Outfitting Companies that will outfit your private Grand Canyon river trip and other rivers in the southwest.

  • PRO (Professional River Outfitters)

Premiere Commercial River Outfitters

If you’re looking to go on a commercial river trip here are a few select outfitters that we feel run the safest and most comprehensive trips.

  • Indigo Creek Outfitters Based in Phoenix, Oregon (just outside of Ashland) Indigo Creek Outfitters runs phenomenal half-day, full-day and multi-day whitewater rafting trips on Southern Oregon’s Rogue River, Klamath River and Scott River. Professional and family friendly, they believe that being outside is simply good for the soul.
  • Idaho River Journeys An Idaho whitewater rafting trip with IRJ is an exhilarating vacation experience. From your first contact with them, you’ll know that you are working with an outfitter and crew that is passionate about the Middle Fork of the Salmon River and dedicated to providing you with an extraordinary vacation.

Raft Packages & Repair

Clavey Paddlesports – Classes & Tours Informational Links

Camping On Tomales Bay

Tomales Bay is a beautiful place to kayak, surrounded by natural beauty and teeming with wildlife. It is not however a placid lake, and you should familiarize yourself with weather and tide conditions prior to your visit. We highly recommend you start you journey to camp as early as possible in the day to avoid typical afternoon winds. Please see the links in this section to assist with your plans and obtain your camping permit.

Local Paddling Maps

Sea Kayak Clubs

  • BASK  – Bay Area Sea Kayakers
  • Petaluma Paddlers – A community of paddle sport enthusiasts in the Petaluma area.

Kayak Fishing Club

  • NCKA Northern California Kayak Anglers

Kayaking Instructional Links

Stand Up Paddle Instructional Links