Coeur d'Alene Lakes & Rivers for SUP & Kayaks

Explore the endless waters around CDA on a standup paddleboard or kayak. Lake Coeur d'Alene, Hayden Lake, and Lake Pend Oreille, among many others.

The Coeur d'Alene area is surrounded by perfect paddling water

Embark on a journey through some of the most breathtaking waterscapes in North Idaho with our top-notch SUP and kayak rentals. Whether you're a seasoned paddler or just beginning, our selection of boards and kayaks provides the perfect way to explore the stunning natural beauty of this region.

Lake Coeur d'Alene: Experience the expansive views and vibrant waters of Lake Coeur d'Alene. With easy access from downtown and several serene spots like Sanders Beach and Beauty Bay, it's a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

Hayden Lake: Discover the hidden gems of Hayden Lake, where tranquil waters and scenic surroundings make for a perfect paddling getaway.

Lake Pend Oreille: Dive into the vastness of Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho’s largest lake. Known for its crystal-clear waters and peaceful environment, it’s an ideal spot for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle.

Explore these magnificent waterways at your own pace. Each location offers unique experiences and breathtaking views that are best enjoyed from a SUP deck or a kayak seat. Start your adventure today and see why paddling here is not just an activity but a way to connect with nature and create lasting memories.

Lake Coeur d'Alene - CDA, Idaho

Explore Lake Coeur d'Alene: A Paddler's Paradise

Dive into the exciting world of paddleboarding and kayaking at Lake Coeur d'Alene, where every corner promises an adventure! Known for its crystal-clear waters and scenic beauty, Lake Coeur d'Alene offers an array of incredible spots to explore on your SUP or kayak.

Downtown Delights and the Coeur d'Alene Resort: Start your journey in the heart of the action! Paddle right from the downtown area or near the Coeur d'Alene Resort, where the vibrant cityscape meets the tranquility of the lake. It's the perfect spot to enjoy both convenience and natural beauty.

Sanders Beach: For those seeking a quieter experience, paddle over or start at Sanders Beach, located on the other side of Tubbs Hill. This local favorite spot is less crowded and offers a peaceful retreat surrounded by nature’s calm.

Tubbs Hill: Circle around Tubbs Hill on your board or kayak and discover secluded coves and lush shoreline. The hill provides a stunning backdrop, making it an ideal route for beginners and seasoned paddlers.

Beauty Bay: Venture out to Beauty Bay, a treasure trove known for its calm waters and the picturesque setting it offers. A quick 20-minute boat ride with your paddleboards strapped in leads you to this pristine location across from Higgens Point. It’s as simple as choosing your spot and diving into the paddleboarding experience.

Spokane River: Craving a bit of a challenge? The Spokane River offers a thrilling paddleboarding experience starting from the NIC beaches and running alongside the Centennial Trail. This route allows you to engage with the river's dynamic flows while soaking in the stunning views of mountains, downtown Coeur d’Alene, and potentially some local wildlife.

Whether you're gliding through the downtown area, finding solitude at Sanders Beach, exploring around Tubbs Hill, relaxing in Beauty Bay, or navigating the energetic Spokane River, Lake Coeur d'Alene is your go-to destination for unforgettable paddleboarding and kayaking adventures. Paddle out and let the adventures begin!

Hayden Lake - Hayden, Idaho

Hayden Lake: A Tranquil Paddleboarding Haven

Just a short 15-minute drive north of downtown Coeur d'Alene, Hayden Lake emerges as a peaceful escape for paddleboarding & kayaking enthusiasts. Renowned for its quiet, pristine conditions, the lake provides a calm, inviting atmosphere perfect for a day on the water.

Honeysuckle Beach: The journey starts at Honeysuckle Beach, the ideal launch point for your paddleboarding adventure. Here, you can quickly inflate your SUP using the electric car pump provided with our rentals. Once ready, stroll to the left side of the beach, step onto your board, and glide into the tranquil waters of Hayden Lake.

The serene environment of Hayden Lake makes it a perfect destination for paddlers of all skill levels. Whether you're soaking up the gentle morning sun or enjoying the golden hues of a late afternoon, the lake’s calm waters offer a seamless paddling experience. Dive into the tranquility of Hayden Lake and discover why it’s a beloved spot for those looking to unwind and explore at their own pace.

Lake Pend Oreille - Sandpoint, Idaho

Discovering Lake Pend Oreille's Best Spots

Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho’s largest lake, offers a serene and picturesque setting for paddleboarding and kayaking. Here are some of the best places to enjoy the tranquility and natural beauty of the lake:

Eagle Boat Launch and Farragut State Park: Launch your paddleboarding or kayaking adventure from the Eagle Boat Launch, located just south of Blackwell Point on the west side of Idlewilde Bay. This area is well-known for its scenic paddling routes, including a two to three-mile journey to Steamboat Rock.

Garfield Bay to Green Bay: Set out from the protected waters of Garfield Bay for a peaceful paddle to Green Bay. This route allows you to enjoy quiet waters and explore rocky beaches, perfect for a relaxing day on the water.

Sunnyside Access and Hawkins Point: For a calm paddling experience, head to Sunnyside Access. From here, you can explore the southern banks of the lake or paddle towards Hawkins Point, where the calm Pack River Flats await.

Talache Landing: Starting from Talache Landing, paddle north towards the public lakefront or south towards Maiden Rock. This area offers great opportunities for primitive camping along scenic pebble beaches.

Beaver Bay in Farragut State Park: A popular spot within Farragut State Park, Beaver Bay is ideal for paddlers looking for a calm and secluded area. From here, you can travel south to Idlewilde Bay, which is renowned for its quiet and calm waters, making it an excellent choice for those seeking a peaceful paddle.

Each of these locations provides a unique experience, ensuring that Lake Pend Oreille remains a favorite destination for paddlers of all abilities. Whether you're in search of a gentle day on the water or an exploratory adventure, Lake Pend Oreille's diverse paddling spots cater to all.