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Redwood Rides

2100 US Highway 199, Hiouchi, CA 95531-9325
+1 707-951-6559
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Awesome kayak ride!

Knowledgeable and friendly guide. We had a great time with the half day kayaking/hiking formula... read more

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Fun time at the river!

My family had an excellent time last week rafting the Smith River with Redwood Rides. Out 4 year... read more

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Redwood Rides provides guided adventure tours and rentals in and around Redwood National Park on California's North Coast. Our most popular trips are guided kayak tours on the jade-clear Smith River, where you learn to paddle your own inflatable kayak through fun but mellow rapids while gazing up at ancient redwoods. We also offer kayak tours on Class II through Class IV whitewater on the Smith River. We also offer kayak and bike rentals with shuttle service for more independent travelers. Guided bike tours through old-growth redwoods are available on easy, family-friendly trails or on advanced terrain. Bike trips in the redwoods, or in the rugged and beautiful Siskiyou Mountains, are a great way to see the scenery in California's only rain forest. If you're really looking to get into the wild, Redwood Rides offers guided backpacking trips in the Siskiyou Wilderness as well as in Redwood National Park. No matter what adventure you crave, Redwood Rides has you covered!
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2100 US Highway 199, Hiouchi, CA 95531-9325
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Reviewed yesterday

Knowledgeable and friendly guide. We had a great time with the half day kayaking/hiking formula with our 3 years old. Such a fun way to see the Redwoods!

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My family had an excellent time last week rafting the Smith River with Redwood Rides. Out 4 year old had so much fun that she said was tired of so much fun :) - we had 3 adults and kids 4 kids ranging from 4...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Ryan was fantastic !! We had a private family multisport adventure. We met at 9am and went on a super fun mountain bike ride that was really education and absolutely beautiful. We stopped and took in sights and walked trails. Ryan then made us a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The region is stunning, absolutely worth the visit. We did the Multi-sport adventure, which is great because you get to do a bit of everything. The activities are perfect for a recreational trip, not too demanding physically. The staff was super knowledgeable and just fun...More

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Adam S, Owner at Redwood Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey Frederico, thank you so much for taking a trip with us, and for taking the time to review us. It means a lot! So happy to hear you enjoyed your multi-sport tour and the picnic lunch we put together. I hope we see you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend doing this trip. We did the morning session with 2 12 year olds and an 8 year old. Ryan our guide was so helpful and knowledgeable, he made it even more amazing than just seeing the breath taking scenery. We learned a...More

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Chelsea B, Guest Relations Manager at Redwood Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, thank you so much for this incredible review! We are thrilled to hear you loved the scenery and had a great time with your guide Ryan. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip as well!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a problem with the reservation. Website was confusing. It was fun, but too long for beginners.More

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Chelsea B, Guest Relations Manager at Redwood Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey there, thanks for your review and for taking your first kayaking trip with us! We're sorry for the confusion. We're always working to improve our website, however please don't hesitate to call if something isn't clear. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your road...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During my families road trip to Northern California, I definitely wanted to get on the water. Luckily, I found Redwood Rides. My husband, my 6 year old daughter and myself signed up for the half day kayak tour. It turned out it was only us...More

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Chelsea B, Guest Relations Manager at Redwood Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for leaving such a sweet review, Desertmama! Hope to see you again on the Smith some day!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The people at Redwood Rides were amazing. They helped us arrange everything and took good care of us and our 3 children. Our 8 year old had to kayak with the guide because all of our kids were small, and she had a blast. Beautiful...More

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Chelsea B, Guest Relations Manager at Redwood Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Jessica! So glad to hear everything worked out great with the 3 kiddos. We are incredibly lucky to have such a mild and scenic stretch of river so that families can enjoy it together. Maybe when the kids are a bit older, you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best way to see the Redwoods. We booked both a kayaking trip and a bicycle trip on consecutive days and couldn’t have been happier. Alex (the owner), and Josh (our guide for both days) were both awesome to work with. We had a group...More

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Chelsea B, Guest Relations Manager at Redwood Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That is amazing!! So glad to hear everyone enjoyed all parts of the trip! That is a huge age range and it can be hard to please everyone, but luckily the redwoods, the Smith River, and our guides are just that awesome! :)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had great guides (Adam and Dave) take our family with 3 kids ages 3,6,8. We used double kayaks and Adam was great to have our third child be a “CO-guide” with him. She loved it! The scenery was great including a stop for a...More

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Chelsea B, Guest Relations Manager at Redwood Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your daughter was an amazing co-guide! You should consider sending her back here in a few years to do our internship program! ;) Seriously, we had so much fun with your family and it was our pleasure to show you the redwoods by river!

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Kellie S
29 June 2018|
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Response from Chelsea B | Property representative |
Yes, we can definitely accommodate travelers with limited mobility. Our guides will assist you in getting in and out of your boat, and either limit or cut out the short hike during your trip.
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Robert M
25 June 2018|
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Response from Chelsea B | Property representative |
It depends on the section of river you choose to float, but river conditions are still beautiful in early to mid-July. There can be certain spots where the river is wide and shallow, and sometimes you can get hung up on... More
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Robert M
25 June 2018|
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Response from Chelsea B | Property representative |
Hi Bob, it's never too late to check on availability. Just give us a call or check the onine booking feature on our website.
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