Located on the grounds of The Stanford Inn by the Sea, Catch a Canoe provides rentals for adventure sports in the Big River watershed. Our eco-friendly and pet-enthusiastic store is located at the mouth of Mendocino's majestic Big River. Big River is situated in a stunning basin, flanked by coastal redwoods and teaming with wildlife. We provide a variety of redwood-hewn canoes, ranging in size to accommodate anywhere from one to nine paddlers. In addition, our staff offers several unique guided tours of Big River. These informative and memorable excursions come in a variety of themes:Arrange your visit to Catch A Canoe & Bicycles Too and discover more family-friendly attractions in Mendocino using our Mendocino holiday planner.
Our fleet of kayaks and stand-up paddle boards is also at your disposal, as well as our full-service bike rentals, giving you access to the plethora of bike trails on the Mendocino Coast, which range in difficulty from novice to radical. Call us ahead of your arrival (707) 937-0273, and we will help you plan your trip in accordance with the tidal currents, which change daily. For more information, visit our website at http://www.catchacanoe.com.
Catch A Canoe & Bicycles Too Reviews
We rented two bikes from Catch a Canoe and had an excellent time riding through the trail across the river. It's a beautiful ride through the woods, along the river; we saw two seals! The bikes were..... more »
Spent a wonderful morning on the river with my family! We got one of the outriggers which made it stable with squirmy kids. The view was plain beautiful; we saw birds, fish, crabs and some playful... more »
A great canoeing trip and excellent family outing! Make sure to bring a camera as you are likely to see lots of wildlife. We saw otters, eagles and seals.
The bikes are in excellent shape. The bike trail is long and monotone, except the nice vista view s to the Big River. The canoe is great but the water up close is not as pretty as when viewed from the bike trail. We saw a harbor seal and got as close as 20 feet. He is as cute as a puppy! But there was only one.
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