Great NW Kayaking Community Resources

River Conservation

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River Shuttles

Check below for River Shuttle Connections

River Festivals

Cowlitz River Festival Labor Weekend Sunday in Castle Rock, Wa

Water Conservation Groups

Willamette Riverkeepers

Willamette Riverkeeper

  • Willamette River Keepers
    Since 1996 we have proudly served as the eyes, ears, and voice of the Willamette River. Our programs, together with your support, enable us to effectively generate positive change.

Tualatin River Keepers

Tualatin Riverkeepers West Portland Area

  • Tualatin Riverkeepers West Portland Area keeping the waters of the Tualatin River Clean and promoting great clean water resources!
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Columbia Slough Watershed Council Portland


  •  The Columbia Slough Watershed Council is a small non-profit focused on the geographic area of the Columbia Slough Watershed. This area includes parts of N Portland, NE Portland, Gresham, and Fairview. We offer free educational activities for students, adults, and families, as well as outdoor volunteer opportunities and several large events. 

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Oregon Wild

Founded in 1974, Oregon Wild works to protect and restore Oregon’s wildlands, wildlife and waters

  • Founded in 1974, Oregon Wild works to protect and restore Oregon’s wildlands, wildlife and waters as an enduring legacy for all Oregonians. 
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Lower Columbia River Scappoose Bay Watershed


  • Just outside St Helens, Oregon is Scappoose Bay home of some great paddling on the Columbia River

Clackamas River Basin Council


  • Protecting the waters of the Clackamus River

Washington River and lake Conservation efforts

Washington Water Trails


Puget SoundKeeper


  • Puget SoundKeeper Works on efforts to keep the Puget Sound Clean Website 

Spokane River Keeper



Spokane River Keepers

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American Whitewater

American Whitewater Org

  • American Whitewater restores rivers dewatered by hydropower dams, eliminates water degradation, improves public land management and protects public access to rivers for responsible recreational use. 

American Whitewater 

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Yakima River

Keeping the Yakima River Clean

Tri Cities

Tri Cities, Washington Clean Up Efforts

River Shuttles Make The River Floats Great!

Cowlitz River Shuttles SW WA


Cedar River Renton, WA


  • Cedar River in Renton, WA is a great easy flowing river that does get shallow in spots but still fun to float!

Yakima River


Rill Adventures Thorp 509-964-2530


Stillaguamish River Arlington, WA


Adventure Cascades 

Stillaguamish River and Sauk

  • 360-393-6815

Snoqualmie River


  • Fall City Floating in the town of Fall City S5 Shuttle Runs upriver

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Wenatchee River Leavenworth


  • Leavenworth Outdoor Center
    509-548-8823 Downtown Leavenworth is your source for a river shuttle in Leavenworth for a quick trip up the river to float back down into town 

Oregon River Shuttles

Clackamas River Outfitters


  • Estacada, Oregon Clackamas River Outfitters has you covered for a ride up the river!



McKenzie River Springfield, OR


Springfield, Oregon McKenzie River Shuttle Facebook Page 

Dayton River


Dayton River

Southern Oregon


Oregon Coast


Nehalem River Oregon Coast

Deschutes River Bend, OR


Tumalo Creek Canoe and Kayak