Recent Articles

River Levels

posted: 2016/08/11

It's often difficult to find a single resource to find out the current river levels and if they are suitable to run. Well, we have you covered. Our good friend Mike Walkenshaw has put together a nice site to provide this valuable and convenient information in one place. Check it out by clicking ...

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posted: 2013/09/06

We value our loyal customers and want to keep them connected to the latest happenings at Oregon River Rentals. We occasionally offer special discounted rates, new and used boat sales and other paddling news through our email newsletters. Sign up and stay connected. ...

Gear for Sale

posted: 2013/07/12

Occasionally we have used kayaks and equipment that we are ready to let go of.

Choosing an Inflatable Kayak Things To Consider

posted: 2013/04/29

airkayaks.com shares with us what to consider when choosing an inflatable kayak

Help Me Choose A Boat - Rental Guide

posted: 2013/01/03

We have a lot of boats to choose from so heres a guide to help you select the right one for you.

Trip - North Santiam River

posted: 2012/07/12

The North Santiam River is considered one of the best late summer and fall kayaking and whitewater rafting runs in the state of Oregon. With plenty of exciting Class III rapids, lush riverside scenery and a relaxing atmosphere, this is river a popular trip for those who live in nearby Salem or ...

Trip - Grande Ronde River

posted: 2012/07/12

The Grande Ronde River is a tributary of the Snake River, which runs for 185 miles in northeastern Oregon and southeastern Washington. It begins in the Blue Mountains near Anthony Lakes in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest and then flows through the agricultural Grande Ronde Valley, and ...

Trip - Klickitat River

posted: 2012/07/03

Every spring in southern Washington, Mt. Adams & the Goat Rock Wilderness begin to drain themselves from a long winter of rain & snow. With this runoff brews one of the most action packed runs in the northwest! This remote and secluded canyon passes through some of the most picturesque scenery ...

Trip - Vancouver Lake

posted: 2012/06/22

Because of its size and location Vancouver Lake offers paddlers a convenient and expansive water for sport and recreation. Although heavily used, the lake is large enough to allow paddlers to experience a sense of tranquility and isolation. We recommend either the Airhead Montana Solo or Tandem ...

Sandy River, Oxbow to Dabney and Lewis Clark

posted: 2012/06/21

The Sandy river from Oxbow to Lewis & Clark is the pefect beginner run. Oxbow Regional Park to Dabney State Recreation Site is a 7-mile float that goes through swift moving Class I rapids. This is a very popular and busy section of the Sandy used by people with a variety of skill levels ...