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Activities

Sonoma County’s bright summer days are made for exploring the beautiful Russian River by water, and from Johnson’s Beach you can venture off in one of the river’s many popular watercraft. Hop aboard a canoe or settle atop a kayak and spend the day paddling along the gentle current. Whichever of our favorite Russian River rentals you choose for your river exploration, Johnson’s offers the perfect means to discover the river’s abundant wildlife, refreshing swimming holes, and quiet picnic spots.

Johnson’s Beach offers several boat rental options for your summer fun and adventure.

CANOES

CANOES

Traverse the Russian River like an explorer in our sturdy aluminum canoes. Each canoe accommodates up to 4 people and is a classic way to paddle along the river and glide past the redwoods.

Reservations are encouraged. Walk-ups accepted based on availability.

SINGLE & DOUBLE KAYAKS

SINGLE & DOUBLE KAYAKS

Rent a single kayak for a solitary trip along the peaceful waters of the Russian River or a double kayak to explore with a friend, family member or sweetheart. Our recreational river kayak rentals are “sit on top,” meaning a balanced, comfortable ride and easy use even for beginners.

Reservations are encouraged. Walk-ups accepted based on availability.

PEDAL BOATS

PEDAL BOATS

A traditional favorite, Johnson’s Beach offers the only pedal boat rentals on the river. Our stable pedal boats seat up to 3 people and are known for their comfort, easy pedaling action and, most of all, fun, making them the perfect watercraft for all ages to leisurely enjoy and explore the river.

Pedal boats are available on an hourly basis and cannot be reserved in advance. Visit the rental tent on the beach to reserve your pedal boat.

All boat rentals include paddles and/or lifejackets. Double kayaks and canoes are $60 per day/single kayaks are $45 per day.

Reservations are encouraged, however we do accept walk-ups based on availability.

If you are interested in reserving one of our boats, please go to “Book Now” at the top of this page, ensure Beach Rental selected from the drop-down, and input your dates.

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