Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
Mon-Sat 10am-6pm | Sun 10am-5pm
Locally owned and operated since 2000, Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe is the epicenter of everything paddle related in Central Oregon. Adjacent to Bend’s new Whitewater Park on the Deschutes River, Tumalo Creek offers retail, rentals, classes and tours for paddlers of all skill levels and ages.
From kayaks and canoes to paddle and surf boards, Tumalo Creek is a comprehensive paddle outfitter carrying the areas largest selection of aquatic gear. Sponsoring a host of cult classic Bend events such as Pickin’ & Paddlin’ summer concert series, Christmas Lights Paddle, Dutch Oven Cooking Clinic, competitions, film festivals and more, Tumalo Creek is truly the high deserts paddling headquarters.
Here’s a list of upcoming events:
Old Mill District Full Moon Tour
Experience paddling at dusk on the Deschutes River stretch behind Tumalo Creek. Paddle up river to Riverbend Park and beyond with knowledgable tour guides well versed in Old Mill District interpretation, legend and lore! This is a must do evening adventure in Bend.
Five-Day San Juan Islands Tour, September
The San Juan Islands Kayaking Tour is a perfect introduction to multi-day sea kayaking. You will learn sea navigation, ocean specific paddling techniques, efficient boat packing and wilderness camping skills, all while enjoying the company of friends and expert Tumalo Creek guides.
Pickin’ & Paddlin’ Concert Series
Come listen to live music on the lawn at Tumalo Creek during this popular concert series, which is a fundraiser for the Bend Paddle Trail Alliance. Music, beer, food carts, boat demos and more!