KAYAK BROOKINGS – Chetco River Paddle & Chetco Indian Memorial Tour
16360 Lower Harbor Rd, Brookings, OR 97415 (park near Slugs ‘N Stones ‘N Ice Cream Cones and walk towards water to ramp).
Join South Coast Tours for a fresh water paddle via the mouth of the Chetco River. The Wild and Scenic Chetco river estuary in Brookings offers a variety of experiences ranging from frequent Pelican and Kingfisher sightings as well as seals, sloughs and some of the cleanest water on the coast. The boat basin offers a very easy calm water introduction where you can view the many different commercial fishing boats, Coast Guard vessels and pleasure craft moored up to the docks. Total freshwater paddling distance is about 2.75 to 3 miles for the 1.5 tour. For beginners to advanced. After the paddle we will take a walking tour of The Chetco Indian Memorial to learn the history and seasonal activities of the Chetco people.
Bring: bathing suit, hat, sunglasses, jacket (dressing in layers is recommended), binoculars, water bottle & sunblock. We provide kayak, paddle, and life vest.
Equipment available: 4 single kayaks & 4 tandems (2 person kayaks)