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Russian River Adventures
20 Healdsburg Ave Healdsburg, CA 95448
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13 events
8 reviews
10 stars
The weather was Sunny and hot. I wore Tennis shoes, bathing suit and covered it with dry wear.
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3 reviews
0 stars
The weather was sunny & windy. I wore swimsuit under shorts & long sleeved shirt.
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Rafting on the Russian River
345 ratings
4.7 average rating
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9 events
1 review
47 stars
attended Jun 01 2010

SOAR made our trip most enjoyable. The river was great!!!! Everything went very smoothly.

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 20 2010

We loved this -- though it was harder work than I had imagined. The river was beautiful and we got to stop several times along the way and swim. Our dogs absolutely loved it too.

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8 reviews
9 stars
attended Jun 16 2010

We had a great time with our puppy. The weather was perfect on our day (6/16) and the water was very calm - no fast-moving, "scary" rapids. We are not athletic, outdoor types & had no problems maneuvering the water --unless you count going around...continued

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The following are included for each party:
—A SOAR inflatable canoe
—Two paddles
—Life jackets for all passengers
—One dry bag per canoe to keep personal articles dry
—Return shuttle from Wohler Bridge ending point to your car

Why Choose Russian River Adventures?

  • It’s the most secluded section of the Russian River.
  • The SOAR inflatable canoes are more comfortable, more stable, more fun!
  • It’s the best section on the Russian River for seeing birds and wildlife!
  • With less paddle time, you’ll have more time to play in the water, or to hang out on a gravel bar.
  • It’s the best family experience on the river.
  • Russian River Adventures does not overcrowd the river with hundreds of loud metal canoes.
  • There is a daily limit of 30 canoes. Have fun on the river, the way it is meant to be enjoyed.

You will launch from the base of Memorial Beach Dam, just steps from the Russian River Adventure office in Healdsburg. A return shuttle will meet you at the take-out at Wohler Bridge and bring you back to your car.

Bring sunscreen and water.

The trip is 9 miles in length and can take anywhere from 3-5.5 hours to complete. This is a self-guided tour.