The Ultimate Paddler's Guide to California's Flat Waters 

Paddling California's Flat Waters is the most comprehensive guide on the market on where to flat-water kayak, canoe, and paddle board in California. This must-have guide gives aspiring paddle boarders, canoeists, and kayak adventurers everything they need to know before taking the plunge.Covering thousands of miles of California’s waterways, Paddling California's Flat Waters is the perfect guide to California’s scenic coast, alpine mountains, and everything in between.It is ideal for kayak anglers, canoeists, paddleboarders, and kayakers of all abilities.

Paddling California's Flat Waters
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The guide features 250 destinations accessible by two-wheel-drive vehicles, packed into 700 pages, covering the best calm water paddling opportunities in the region. This definitive guidebook includes detailed paddling and camping information, as well as the top 10 places to paddle in Northern, Central, and Southern California.

If you are looking for the perfect place to paddle and camp in California, this guide is a must! Packed with hundreds of full-color, beautiful photographs and maps, Paddling California’s Flat Waters provides clear, easy-to-follow information and directions. Now in its 12th edition, this fully updated and revised guide is available in pdf format, digital download only.

Guide Overview | What's New | Contents | 250 Featured Destinations 


    The 12th Edition of Paddling California's Flat Waters Contains:

      • Features 250 Destinations
      • 700 Pages
      • Detailed Maps
      • Current Water Level Links
      • Paddling on a Budget
      • Burned Areas in 2021 to 2023
      • Boat Launch GPS Coordinates
      • Facilities & Launch Accesses
      • Driving Directions
      • Miles of Shoreline
      • Surface Acres  
      • Full-Color Photographs
      • Boat Rentals Contact Information
      • Dog Friendly
      • Phone and Street Address
      • Hours of Operations
    • Reservation Information
    • Camping Information
    • Campground Address and Directions
    • Quagga Mussel Regulations
    • Scenic Areas to Explore
    • Kayak Fishing Information
    • Quick Reference Guide 
    • Weather Conditions & Terrain Description 
    • Top Ten Paddling Destinations
    • Top Ten Boat-in Camping Destinations
    • Top Ten Fishing Destinations
    • National Forest Districts
    • Printable Pages
    • Enlarge pages for easy reading.
    Available in Digital Download


Fully Updated New Edition Newly Released in 2024
Available in Digital Download pdf Format Only 

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