March 27, 2019

When the sun comes out and temperatures start rising, there’s no better way to appreciate western Oregon’s beauty than to take out the kayak or canoe on the water! We’ve done the “hard work” for you, and are happy to present you with the top five kayaking spots I’ve fo...

November 14, 2015

Paddlers I come in contact with often ask me, “What is my favorite place to paddle?” That’s really a loaded question and one that is difficult for me to answer. I actually have three favorite locations I love to paddle for various reasons. Distance plays a factor in th...

April 23, 2015

Saturday, April 18, 2015, a friend and I set out to paddle Beaver Creek, one of my favorites and I think a favorite for many paddlers. I lead tours of the creek at least four times a year, oftentimes more as weather—rain and wind—permits. It’s a beautiful creek on the...

November 9, 2014

Who knew the weather in November could be so beautiful and perfect for paddling, but it was when I led a group of twelve paddlers today on a trip up Beaver Creek. With full sunshine and hardly a breeze, we set out to explore Beaver Creek as far as we could legally go.


September 6, 2014

I led 12 kayakers on a tour of Beaver Creek this morning. We set out from the boat ramp opposite Brian Booth State Park and paddled to the beach before turning around and paddling upstream three miles to the second foot bridge. We couldn't go any farther because the cr...

August 23, 2014

Oregon Parks and Recreation (OPRD) reports that it has secured land bordering the southern bank of Beaver Creek on the Oregon coast for a new campground. The campground, when completed, will provide the closest lodging for those interested in paddling the creek.


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