Kayaking the Lower Columbia River With Your Grandchild
Enjoy the ultimate adventure with your grandchild — kayaking along the Lower Columbia River. Paddle near waterfalls and through wildlife refuges, and even participate in a kayak rodeo!
Program No. 22362RJ
6 days
Starts at

At a Glance

Experience the dramatic scenery, history and wildlife of the Lower Columbia River with your grandchild while learning kayaking skills and making memories your young learner will always cherish. Paddle the Lewis and Clark trail along basalt cliffs, through Sitka spruce swamps and out to tidal marsh islands, while naturalists and other experts interpret your magnificent surroundings. Spend the evenings together attending engaging presentations that highlight the rich cultural history of the region.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Kayak along the 90-foot cliffs and waterfalls of the Lower Columbia River Gorge to learn about the Missoula Floods, the largest freshwater floods known to have occurred on earth.
  • Have a great time participating in the Kayak Rodeo, a series of games, relays and cooperative challenges that develop kayak handling and rescue skills.
  • Paddle through the narrow channels, lined with ancient trees, of the Julia Butler Hansen National Wildlife Refuge while learning of the Indian villages that once existed here.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 12-15.
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