Kayaking in Nevada

Kayaking Trips in Nevada

Nevada has a reputation for being a dry state (the word "desert" even comes to mind), but this means that most bodies of water become a designated recreation area with great access, sandy put-ins, and rocky scenery! Check out all kayaking trips in Nevada for every level of kayaker. Whether you're looking for a day trip, multi-day trip, or anything in between, there's a kayak trip in Nevada for you! If you've paddled Nevada before, be sure to share your trip with the rest of us!

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Guide to Kayaking in Nevada

With such a typically warm climate, Nevada is a great place to paddle, splash your paddling buddies, or go for a dip in the water to cool off! Here are a few popular paddling destinations in Nevada:

  • Walker River
  • Sand Harbor of Lake Tahoe
  • Washoe Lake

Kayaking Locations In Nevada

If you want to plot your own route, check out all paddling locations in Nevada! Search thousands of put-in and take-out locations on our Paddling Locations Map and be sure to download the Go Paddling app where you can save favorites or create and share a float plan!

Plan a Kayaking Trip in Nevada

Over the years, many of our paddlers have paddled throughout Nevada and were so generous to share their paddling experiences with us in a community trip report. Read a few examples of Nevada community trip reports below:

Connect with Paddlers in Nevada

Are you looking to connect with other kayakers about going kayaking in Nevada? Check out the Paddling.com Message Boards for resources to help you get started.