Exploring Lake Pleasant by SUP


$49 for REI Members

$59 for non-members

Registration closed


  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Skill level 1 Beginner
  • Minimum age 13
  • Group size 6 people

Experience an exclusive SUP tour of one of the Valley's most beautiful natural resources - Lake Pleasant Regional Park. Beat the heat and get out on the water to explore the shoreline, coves, and nearby islands, all while keeping an eye out for unique desert wildlife. Practice paddling skills and meet others interested in Stand Up Paddleboarding and perhaps find a new paddle partner. All gear and instruction provided by REI Outdoor School.

  • Basic on-the-water instruction
  • Further understanding of Stand Up Paddleboarding
  • Experience paddling at an exclusive location
  • Learn about Lake Pleasant and other paddling destinations

What to bring with you

Map image of 4 Lane Boat Ramp/Fireman's Cove - Lake Pleasant Regional Park

More directions and information

NO FLIP FLOPS ALLOWED. Park entrance fee is $7 per vehicle, payable by credit card after 8am. Courses beginning prior to 8am pay with cash at the self-serve station just inside the North Entrance. From AZ 74/Carefree Hwy: Turn Right onto N Castle Hot Springs Rd, travel 5.6 mi. At the T-Junction, turn Right onto Castle Creek Dr (REI sign here). Pass through North Entrance and continue to Fireman's Cove or 4 Lane Boat Ramp (additional REI sign). Call 520.477.7344 with any questions day of course.