Rogue Update: Savage Rapids Runs Free

A much bigger section of Oregon’s Rogue River is free as the result of the removal of the Savage Rapids Dam! Video here

Get down there and run it!

Beginner Whitewater River Classes

Whitewater Kayaking

It’s summer and time to get on the water! Oregon whitewater kayaking is legendary – and if you live in Portland, it’s in your backyard! Let Northwest River Guides‘ professional instructors lay the foundation you’ll need to explore this fabulous sport. Take a beginning whitewater river class with us.

We’ll take you to a gentle section of the Clackamas or Sandy river where we’ll show you the basics of river running. With a certified instructor supervising you can practice peel outs, ferries, eddy turns and even your roll in a safe environment.  Get the skills you need through beginner kayak classes in Portland Oregon with Northwest River Guides! You’ll gain confidence and have fun!

Northwest River Guides holds four-hour beginning whitewater river classes weekends all summer. Saturday classes start at 9:00 a.m. and Sunday classes begin at 2:00 p.m.

To register for a class, please call the NRG office at 503.772.1122

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