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Redwood Rides provides guided adventure tours and rentals in and around Redwood National Park on California's North Coast. Our most popular trips are guided kayak tours on the jade-clear Smith River, where you learn to paddle your own inflatable kayak through fun but mellow rapids while gazing up at ancient redwoods. We also offer kayak tours on Class II through Class IV whitewater on the Smith River. We also offer kayak and bike rentals with shuttle service for more independent travelers. Guided bike tours through old-growth redwoods are available on easy, family-friendly trails or on advanced terrain. Bike trips in the redwoods, or in the rugged and beautiful Siskiyou Mountains, are a great way to see the scenery in California's only rain forest. If you're really looking to get into the wild, Redwood Rides offers guided backpacking trips in the Siskiyou Wilderness as well as in Redwood National Park. No matter what adventure you crave, Redwood Rides has you covered!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2100 US Highway 199, Hiouchi, CA 95531-9325
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went as a big group last weekend - a bunch of people from all over the US that met up in the redwoods! The weather was cloudy but we didn’t mind! There was beautiful scenery, and the perfect balance between relaxing and adventurous! Our...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went out for a whole day trip with a few friends and had a fantastic time learning about the redwoods and rafting/kayaking down the river. The route we went on was very calm, but had enough flow to keep you moving. Great scenery and loved...More

Thank Karl H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our half day tour with Adam and crew on the morning trip. We did the morning tour in a raft - next time I will definitely do a kayak, and likely a full day. Friendly, knowledgeable, and great hosts on the river....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called to find out about options for Kayaking and spoke to Adam who was exceptionally helpful and kind and I booked in for the next mornings session. On arrival we had Adam, Joe and Alex helping us kit ourselves out with everything to make the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I joined these guys for the standard AM trip advertised on their website. Booking was simple and received confirmation and instructions immediately. I did have a question or two, which I emailed over late the night before and I received a prompt response - which...More

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Thank Jamie M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful, lovely midway hike through the Red Woods. The water was crystal clear blue, could see all the way to the bottom. Couldn’t ask for better guides.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did the afternoon section Redwoods kayak float. A great way to see an absolutely beautiful part of the world. Professional company with a very nice guide. Wonderful for couples and safe for young kids. We will be returning whenever we are lucky enough to be...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a group of 13 family and friends go on the beginner rafting/kayaking afternoon trip. It was beautiful and so much fun!! The guides were great!

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We did a half day river kayaking with Alex. He was very nice and helpful and provided all the necessary gear such as wetsuits, neoprene socks and splash jackets. Although there was few drops of rain, all the wears did keep us warm enough. As...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We did a half-day Smith River trip with Adam and Joe, going between South Fork and Hiouchi, with our 7 and 10 yro girls, in a raft. Adam was an excellent guide, let the girls work with him to paddle (which they really enjoyed!), and...More

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Momof2busyboys
11 July 2017|
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Response from thunterr | Reviewed this property |
When I was there in early June I believe the water temperature was about 56 degrees. You might check with the Jedediah Smith State Park service.
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MontezumaSocialClub
16 April 2017|
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Response from Adam S | Property representative |
Hello! Since the Smith River is a coastal watershed it is mostly rain-fed and has very little snowpack influence compared to Sierra Nevada or Cascade rivers. This makes it much warmer. During the summer and early fall the... More
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