Some Pacific Northwest Washington State and California sea kayaking and other flatwater recreational paddling innies and outties put-in launch sites by region.
Kayaking Skagit County
Sixteen Lake, Lake McMurray, La Conner, Goat Island, Sullivan Slough, Skagit River, Skagit River Wildlife Area and more.
Kayaking in Snohomish County
Lake Goodwin, Snohomish River Estuary, Port of Everett Jetty Island, Camano Island State Park, North Camano, Stillaguamish River, Kayak Point, Port Susan, Tulalip Bay
Kayaking in the Cascade Mountains.
Baker Lake, North Cascades National Park, Diablo Lake, Lake Shannon, Grandy Lake, Spada Lake, Vogler Lake, Lake Cavanaugh, Lake Wenatchee.
Paddling the Coulee Corridor.
Banks Lake, Sun Lakes State Park, Lake Lenore, Soap Lake, Potholes Reservoir, Columbia National Wildlife Area, Seep Lakes Channeled Scablands Columbia National Wildlife Refuge, Hutchinson-Shiner Lakes
Paddle Heaven is a recreational guide that reviews kayaking launch sites for
day touring, flatwater & sea kayaking
, canoeing and other human powered craft (e.g.
stand-up paddling). As any experienced kayaker knows, finding publicly
available kayak launch sites isn't easy and often involves a lot of time and
research. Hopefully this site will help you to locate some wonderful places
in the Pacific Northwest and possibly other regions over time.
How Paddle Heaven works.
There are many sites online dedicated to describing paddling routes and other
related topics, but often times, they don't provide important information
like directions, maps, parking, fees, camping, access to food, cellular
service availability, and other information that is needed in advance of day
touring or longer sea kayak adventures. As all good kayakers know, knowledge
about the launch sites and surrounding areas is important information to
know in advance to plan a successful kayak trip. Hopefully, this site will
provide you with useful information to enrich your kayaking experiences.
- Search by country, state, city
- Browse by geographical locations or category.
- Check out kayak put-ins via the regions to the right.
- Some of the maps here have information and links to info. Look for
the anchor Icon.
- Incite you to paddle for the MBS, Mind, Body and Spirit.
What's New at Paddle Heaven
parking is now being included on the maps provide here at Paddle Heaven
when such parking is available. Check out the Longer
Term Parking Fidalgo
Island Anacortes Washington State as an example of the longer term parking
in the area.
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Currently, the launch sites reviewed on this site are confined to the
Pacific Northwest. Others with information regarding kayaking opportunities
around the world are welcome to collaborate and or publish here.
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