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Where to Kayak in Colorado Besides the Colorado River

kayak on the shore of Poudre River ColoradoThe famed Colorado River makes almost everybody’s ten best places to kayak list. There’s 1,450 miles of beautiful scenery stretching and winding through seven states. Each with their own stunning and unique offerings. It is in fact the river that carved out the eighth wonder of the world, and if it’s not on your kayaking bucket list it really should be. But Colorado is home to the headwaters of nearly 20 other rivers. So if you love kayaking and you love Colorado, be sure to check out these other must-paddle places in the state.

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Best Kayaking Destinations: Lake Tahoe

kayak on the shore of Lake TahoeTucked into the snowy Sierra Nevada mountain range between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe welcomes travelers of all kinds but is especially appealing to athletes and adventurers with its easygoing, pine-scented atmosphere. Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake, the second deepest lake in the nation. The clear, cobalt blue lake should be on every kayaker’s must do list, but with 72 miles of shoreline, it’s important to plan your trip.

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Kayaking in Cold Weather

Why would anyone want to kayak in colder weather?! For the hardy folks, fall or winter kayaking can lead to incredible views, less crowded areas, and an experience like no other. If you’re not afraid to paddle in minus a few degrees, you might find you truly enjoy cold weather kayaking.

Before heading out, make sure you dress properly for the lower temperatures and double-check any weather updates before you go. Beyond that, we share our best tips to prepare and enjoy cold kayaking. Learn the top tips for cold water paddling for a safe and enjoyable experience that you’ll want to share with everyone.

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Your Guide to the Top Five Kayaking Destinations for Kayaking in Minnesota

Minnesota is the land of 10,000 lakes and is a kayaker’s paradise! Not only does this state have ample lakes but also rivers and urban settings that are fun to explore by water. Many of these destinations have kayak rentals as well as launch spots for kayak owners.

There is so much beauty in Minnesota to behold from your kayak. You might even find your new favorite spot. Which one will you kayak first?

Top Five Kayaking Destinations in Minnesota

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Your Guide to the Top Five Kayaking Destinations for Beginners in Wisconsin

All these Wisconsin destinations are perfect for beginners to get practice kayaking and for experts to enjoy a lovely scene. Pack your kayaks and gear then head out for a summer adventure you’ll never forget. Don’t own a kayak yet? Many of these destinations offer nearby kayak rentals.

These destinations are across Wisconsin, and each one offers something unique. You might even find your new favorite spot. Which one will you kayak first?

Top Five Kayaking Destinations in Wisconsin

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Top Kayak Destinations in the USA

With summer approaching, many avid kayakers are looking for their next kayak destination. In the United States, there are incredible kayak destinations for any skill level.

Below is the Log Kayak Rack’s roundup the top kayak destinations in the USA. They’re broken up into three sub-groups; sea kayaking, river kayaking, and lake kayaking. All these bodies of water provide a different kayak experience, and there are trips for any skill level.

What’s your next kayak destination?

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