Viva Colombia

Viva Colombia

An international paddling tribe gathers in the Antioquia region of Colombia to celebrate the beauty and power of the free-flowing Samana River.

How to Paddle Whitewater with Kids

How to Paddle Whitewater with Kids

By Annabell Plush In this series, we’ve covered why kids should be kayaking, and how to get them hooked on flatwater paddling. We know that being outside and spending time in nature will help them [...]

“Why We Teach You” — Lessons from the River

“Why We Teach You” — Lessons from the River

Last year, we ran a moving Father's Day letter from Christian Knight (C&K Contributing Editor and proud paddling father of three) to his daughter, Eleanor, explaining why he is teaching her to kayak .[...]

5 Ways to Hook Kids on Flatwater Kayaking

5 Ways to Hook Kids on Flatwater Kayaking

By Annabell Plush Getting kids outside is important. Spending time in nature helps kids learn many valuable lessons such as body awareness, risk-reward analysis, and nature appreciation. Anyone who ha[...]

12 Reasons to Start Paddling

12 Reasons to Start Paddling

In my book, nothing on the planet matches self-propelled boats and water for the spectrum of gratifications; from thrills to serenity, and from awe to that delicious touch of terror.

Paddling Clubs Directory

Paddling Clubs Directory - Canoe Clubs, Kayaking Clubs, Paddling, Boating

Find canoe clubs to paddle with where you live! Paddling's more fun with friends - here's a list of canoe and kayak clubs around the country.

Paddling Schools Directory

Paddling Schools Directory - Start Paddling

A comprehensive list of Paddling Schools

Featured Destination: Louisiana’s One-of-Kind Boondoggle

Featured Destination: Louisiana’s One-of-Kind Boondoggle

The Boondoggle is a one-of-a-kind gathering of kayak anglers in Louisiana's Tammany Parish.

Day Trip: Tallahassee, Florida

Day Trip: Tallahassee, Florida

Floating Florida Tallahassee, Fla Dozens of crystal-clear, spring-fed rivers feed into Florida’s often-forgotten northern gulf coast, near Tallahassee. The 10-mile run on the Wacissa River appeals t[...]

Day Trip: Santa Cruz, California

Day Trip: Santa Cruz, California

California Wild Santa Cruz, Calif. Elkhorn Slough is a six-mile-long saltwater marsh located between Santa Cruz and Monterey, California, that’s famous among wildlife watchers for its rich array of [...]

Day Trip: Asheville, North Carolina

Day Trip: Asheville, North Carolina

Easy Eastern Whitewater Asheville, N.C. Between the public picnic areas at Bent and Hominy creeks—a 10-minute drive from downtown Asheville, N.C.—the French Broad River flows steadily through the [...]

Day Trip: Algonquin Park, Ontario

Day Trip: Algonquin Park, Ontario

The Heart of Canoe Country Algonquin Park, Ontario Draining the southwest side of Ontario’s Algonquin Provincial Park, the Oxtongue River is a remarkably quiet and pristine antidote to the midsummer[...]

5 Can’t-Miss Paddling Day Trips

5 Can’t-Miss Paddling Day Trips

Day trips are paddling gateways. They mark the transition from casual after work paddles to the soul altering journeys of discovery that make sea kayaking, canoeing, and whitewater lifelong pursuits. [...]

5 Things I Learned Kayaking With My Daughter

5 Things I Learned Kayaking With My Daughter

Bobby Miller shares lessons learned from paddling trips with his 3-year-old