Family Kayak Tour of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge

  • Participants

    Age 8 and up

  • Fitness level : 2

    Easy Active

Discover the sublime joy of a hassle-free family paddle on this four-mile kayak tour on one of the Columbia Rivers many channels, connecting Vancouver Lake to the Columbia River. We'll do all the planning, packing and gear-hauling, so you can focus on enjoying the time outside with your family. No kayaking experience required--our kid-friendly instructors cover all the basics and safety tips before we hit the water. As we paddle the calm waters winding through the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, we'll glide by the many birds and wildlife who call this wildlife refuge home. Back on dry land, kids and parents alike head home with newfound skills, full of excitement for their next outdoor adventure together. See you on the water!

Gear provided by REI

  • Dry Bag
  • Group First Aid Kit - Contents include wound care items and over the counter medications for minor injuries and illnesses
  • Kayak
  • Lifejacket
  • Paddle
  • Tandem Kayak - A kayak with two paddlers paddling the same boat.

5 sessions available