Kayaking in Northern California
No matter what your skill level, Redding and Shasta Counties are perfect for your kayaking adventure. Named the unofficial kayaking capital by TIME Magazine, the most celebrated aspect of kayaking in Northern California is the variety.
No matter what your skill level, Redding and Shasta Counties are perfect for your next kayaking adventure. Named the unofficial kayaking capital by TIME Magazine, the most celebrated aspect of kayaking in Northern California is the variety. If you want to experience the adrenaline rush of white water kayaking; there are several possibilities; if you want a quiet serene moment to reacquaint yourself with the beauty of nature, kayaking in Northern California can include meandering down a slow-moving mountain creek with a brisk wind blowing through the pine trees, stopping along the way for a picnic in fields of wild flowers or under the shade of an old growth tree.
With mindfulness retreats and yoga studios touting meditation as a cure for anxiety and tension in a fast-paced world, kayaking in Northern California can give you the same benefits for your mental, physical, and emotional health and even boost your work productivity. There is something about being one with the water; just you and the great outdoors in the vastness of the universe to remind ourselves about what is truly important in life.
Take the Kayaking Challenge
The prospect of slowing down to reflect and then meeting a challenge once you reach a particularly fast-paced portion of the river or creek, taking the time to celebrate your victory and then gearing up for the next opportunity for success, just you, your kayak and your paddle, that gives the participant a time out to focus on the task at hand and off of the day-to-day tasks of life.
The Choice Is Yours
Kayaking in Northern California is easy and uncomplicated. No matter what your skill level, Headwaters Adventure Company in Redding offers guided tours and group kayaking experiences. They can help equip you if you are just starting out. Or if you’re more experienced and don’t have everything you need, or if you don’t want to haul it all with you, you can purchase or rent the needed equipment need right there. Visit Redding.com gives examples of the many kayaking tours that are available. There’s Whiskeytown lake, Shasta Lake, the Sacramento River, and several other spectacular areas with varying degrees of difficulty. There are even night tours among the starry night sky with majestic Mount Shasta in the backdrop.