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Plan Your NEXT Adventure; A Guide to Adventures Near Seattle

It may still be early, but the sun will be out soon! NOW is the time to plan your weekend getaways and summer paddling adventure with friends and out-of-town guests before all the best dates are gone. The options for adventures near Seattle are endless, and if you’ve been exploring the Northwest for awhile you might have a few favorite destinations. But if your outings are feeling a bit repetitive, or you need some inspiration, check out our handy guide of fabulous adventure destinations below. Your friends will thank you. Experience the San Juan Islands Lopez Island Kayak & Bike Rentals 3-Hour Kayak Tour Guided Trips for Beginning Paddlers Lopez Island 3-Hour Kayak Tour Class III Rafting on the Skykomish River Kid-Friendly Trips Family Raft Adventure Lopez Island 3-Hour Kayak Tour Extreme Adventures Main Skykomish Rafting Adventures  River Kayaking Basics Kayak Roll…

HALF THE PRICE = TWICE THE FUN!

Do you yearn to return to the splash and excitement of whitewater rafting? Are you thinking of trying it for the first time? Is your budget holding you back? May is your lucky month. Outdoor Adventure Center is located in beautiful Washington State, near Seattle. We’re is happy to announce our 2 for 1 rafting…

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CENTER: TIME TO GOT WET! (Wenatchee Skykomish river trips)

Spring has sprung, and so have big discounts on whitewater rafting. Visit www.OutdoorAdventureCenter.com, and enter discount code “SPRINGSPLASH” at checkout to save 40% on your class III spring whitewater trips in April and May on the Wenatchee and Skykomish rivers (must book by April 30th). If you have any questions, call (425) 883-9039. Seeking Rescue Courses, Roll Class or…

Fall Kayaking is Best!

September and October are the perfect time to get your feet wet in the sport of kayaking! Lower river levels and a slower flow rate during the fall months provide beginning paddlers with an easier learning pace, while still offering the option of experiencing waves and other hydraulic features that are either too fast, or too big to enjoy at the higher water levels that occur during the spring and summer months. The Skykomish River, just an hour outside of Seattle, Washington is a great place to take a river kayaking class, or if you’re more into ocean paddling you can check out a beginner-friendly coastal adventure at Bowman Bay! If this is your first time in a kayak, we suggest an inflatable kayak class or tour, or an intro class before tackling a hardshell kayak. Take a lesson or…

Still Many Autumn Fishing Options to Choose All Across The State

Posted by Mark Yuasa The choices on places to go and catch a fish are plentiful in the fall. “We’ve got some great coho fishing going on right now, and it is about as good as I’ve seen in quite a number of years especially in the Skykomish and Snohomish,” said Mike Chamberlain, owner of Ted’s Sports Center in Lynnwood. “There are lots of coho and most of the guys are very pleased with it from the tidewater in Everett all the way up past the town of Snohomish.” Most anglers are trolling Brad’s Wigglers or 3.5 Mag Lips. Others are doing well just casting and retrieving Vibrax-like spinners and incorporating them with a small squid or floating eggs has been good in the flowing sections of the rivers. Small Dick Nites in a 50/50 and other varieties of color have…

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