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Memorial Beach to Wohler Bridge
9 Miles
4 – 6 Hours
Dog Friendly

Full Day Trips will end on November 13, 2016





Memorial Beach to Crow Bar

4 Miles
1-1/2 – 3 Hours


Half Day Trips will end on October 30, 2016

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Tuesday 10/25 70%
Occasional rain. High 64F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 10/26 20%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High 69F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday 10/27 100%
Rain. High 61F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall around a half an inch.
Chance of Rain
Friday 10/28 60%
Chance of Rain
Rain showers early with some sunshine later in the day. High 63F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Saturday 10/29 90%
Showers early, becoming a steady rain later in the day. High 63F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.

Only 70 mi from San Francisco!

Why Choose Russian River Adventures?

  • The most secluded section of Russian River – No buildings, no roads, no nothing.
  • Inflatable canoes are more comfortable, more stable, more fun!
  • The best section on the Russian River for seeing birds and wildlife!
  • Less paddle time, more time to play in the water, or to hang out on a gravel bar.
  • The best family experience on the river.
  • We do not overcrowd the river with hundreds of loud, metal canoes.
  • Owned and operated by a veteran river rat!

What We Provide

  • SOAR Inflatable canoe
  • 2 paddles
  • Pfds (Life jackets) for all passengers
  • 1 dry bag per canoe to keep your personal articles dry
  • 15 minute pre-trip riverside orientation
  • Return shuttle ride from the take-out back to your car
  • Rinse station, bathrooms and changing facilities at our location

Necessary Gear / Checklist

  • Picnic lunch and beverages. Addition snacks recommended.  No styrofoam coolers allowed.
  • Hat and sunscreen
  • Water shoes, aqua socks, or tennis shoes. Do not go barefoot! Flip flops not recommended!
  • Swim suit, Shorts, T-Shirt   Jeans not recommended.
  • Towels: During the hot summer months, we recommend you leave your towel in the car for when you return.

River Gear Store

If you have forgotten anything when you arrive at our office, we either have it for you or can tell you how to quickly get it!

Our circa 1940 San Francisco cable car has been converted into our Russian River Adventures Welcome Center. We offer most of the necessary gear including: water socks, sunscreen, lip balm, sunglasses and straps for glasses, ball caps, wide-brim hats, towels, doggie life jackets,  and men’s and women’s tanks and tee’s!

Pack a Picnic Or Let Us Have a Picnic Prepared For You!

SOAR canoes can hold an ice chest up to 45 quarts, so bring a cooler w/ good sandwiches and your favorite beverages.

The closest market to us is the Memorial Beach Market, just around the corner. They can whip up a delicious, fresh deli sandwich, plus it’s a convenient place for drinks, beer, water, ice, etc. There are other great places in Healdsburg to pick up lunch too!

Order from us! We’ll provide a wonderful lunch for you from the Memorial Beach Market, pack a cooler for you and stock it w/ ice. You are welcome to bring your own beer, wine and additional drinks. Click here to place your order.

We have a limited number of coolers for guests that are travelling and don’t have a cooler with them.  Please ask us at check-in.