Frequently Asked Questions

Here are our most frequently asked questions at Hood River SUP and Kayaking.

Is there a place to get changed?

Yes, there is a designated changing area nearby.

Where can I Kayak on the River?

You can go almost anywhere. Wells Island, out in the Columbia River, Waucoma basin, Hood River. The conditions will be explained to you before you head out and maps are available.

What do I do with my car keys?

We hold car keys in secure storage so you can put your valuables in your car and not worry about losing valuable items in the water.

Do you have dry bags?

Yes, available to rent for $5 all day.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes, but we do not have dog life jackets.

How long can I go out?

We charge for rentals when you return. We give you 15 minutes for free into the additional hour and then charge you for the next hour at 16 minutes. Our last rental goes out at 6 PM and must be back by 7 PM.

How old to I have to be to go out alone?

14 with parent/guardian consent.

Do you have water?

Yes, we have water available for purchase.

What should I wear?

Clothing that can get wet (non-cotton), hat, sunglasses, food, water, and a change of clothes.

How old does my child have to be to go out?

Children are allowed based on weight rather than age, so at least 30 pounds. They need to properly fit in a life jacket.