Wildlife & Birding Kayak Expedition


$60 for REI Members

$70 for non-members

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  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Skill level 1 Beginner
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 14 people

Join the REI Outdoor School for an unforgettable kayaking expedition. Discover the incredible abundance of plant and animal life in our scenic waterways with our professional kayak guides and naturalists who will identify the plants, birds, and other wildlife we may encounter during this exciting paddling adventure. Prior kayaking experience is recommended (Learn to Kayak Class or equivalent skills). This is not a kayaking skills class and students should be able to paddle 3-5 miles.

  • Learn to identify local birds
  • Learn proper use of binoculars
  • Learn to identify local plants and animals
  • Discover a new paddling location

What to bring with you


Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the start time for parking and paperwork considerations.

Map image of Cosumnes River Preserve

More directions and information

No parking fees. Restrooms and water are not available on site.