Columbia River Kayaking

Exploring the Lower Columbia River and Beyond

Two wildlife refuges.


     Right in our own back yard.


Our tours and lessons are available for beginner through advanced
levels. We know the places – serene sloughs, swimming holes, places to watch the salmon returning to the streams in which they were hatched, gently swirling eddies to learn in, and scenic wide open channels.

About Us

Meet CRK

Since 2007:

√ Providing place-based educational experiences and safe, enjoyable outdoor and paddlesports opportunities.

√ Fostering skill-development and adventure.

√ While looking after of our people and our environment.

Kayaking the Lower Gorge 



Latest Blog Posts

Outreach Coordinator Job Opening

Outreach Coordinator Job Opening

We are seeking a part-time person to start April 1, 2022 to coordinate client communications, reservations, social media content, and retail shop operations. Schedule: Wednesday-Sunday, from home and from our Skamokawa office 3 hours/day in the Skamokawa retail shop...

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The Sea Lions of Moolhool

The Sea Lions of Moolhool

Part of our CRK crew paddled the Lower Grays River in January 2022 and got to share the river with California Sea Lions feasting on the last of the recent smelt run. 

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THREE TREE POINTFriend and photographer, Stephanie Rennpage, made this short clip of this tour in June 2021. Accompanying limerick provided by friend, Andree T.: In Washington’s a town called Skamokawa said to be quite a kayaker hide-away. Round the sloughs they can...

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