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:
Five-Day San Juan Islands Tour, September 20-24th
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.
Inaugural Whitewater & Surf Festival, Sept. 27
Get festive at the Bend Whitewater Park with various kayak and surf competitions. Bring your board, bring your boat and get ready for a great time!
Pickin’ & Paddlin’ Concert, Sept. 27
Come listen to Pitchfork Revolution, Eric Leadbetter of Jive Coulis, Benji Nagel from Watkins Glen and Crystal Pizzola of Tone Red for our final Pickin’ & Paddlin’ event of the season in coordination with the first Whitewater & Surf Festival. Music, beer, food carts, boat demos and more!