Tours/Events

Beaver Creek Kayak Tours

Tour Length:   4 hours total, with an estimated 2.5 hrs. of paddling. The hours listed include check-in, instruction, and check out. Instructions review skills and technique, safety orientation, and kayaking on the calm water of Beaver Creek. There are 10 kayaks available for this outing, seven singles and three tandems. We provide recreational kayaks, paddles and life jackets. Participants may not use their own kayaks, paddles, or…

Read More

The kayak tours are designed for beginning kayakers and kayakers of all skill levels. The entire tour takes about 4 hours, which includes a review of skills and technique, safety orientation and kayaking the Sand Lake Estuary from Clay Myers State Natural Area. Clay Myers SNA is located North of Pacific City along the Three Capes Scenic Loop.

Sand Lake Estuary is one of only two major estuaries in the state designated as natural due…

Read More

Tour length:  Approx. 2 hours.

Minimum age:  Tour is not recommended for children under 6 years old.

Description:  The Fort Rock Basin has served as a vital part of the Native American lifestyle. Fort Rock Cave is near Fort Rock State Natural Area and is the site of an archaeological discovery of several 9,000 to 11,000-year-old sagebrush bark sandals. This property serves as a reminder of the rich…

Read More

Tour length: 2 hours/3 miles.  The times listed below include check-in, instruction, and check out.
Minimum age: 12 years old and above for single kayaks.  6 years old and above accompanied by an adult at least 18 years old for tandem kayaks.

Paddle along Estacada Lake on the Clackamas River and explore the logging history and rich wildlife of the area.  Bring your own snacks, drinking water, hat, footwear that…

Read More

 A Park Ranger will be your guide on this 2-hour paddle trip on the channel out to the Columbia River. Learn basic strokes and local history as you soak up incredible Gorge views from river level. This tour is designed for beginning kayakers and those interested in the history of Rooster Rock. $15 fee/person includes a parking pass, rental of kayak, PFD and other equipment. 

10 boats are available for this…

Read More

Tour length: appx. 2 hours; up to 3 hours. The hours listed include check-in, instruction, and check out.

Minimum age:  Children 6-11 may ride with an adult in a tandem kayak, 12- 17 may ride in a single/all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Location:  Upper Deschutes Day-Use at the boat launch

Description: The 800-foot basalt cliffs rimming the Deschutes River arm of Lake Billy Chinook create…

Read More

Join Fort Stevens State Park Rangers for a guided kayak tour of Trestle Bay. Trestle Bay is a unique area in the park that was formed with the construction of the South Jetty of the Columbia River and is abundant with birds and wildlife.  The tour will pass by the historic train trestles used in the jetty's construction and will cover some of the history and nature of the area. Bring your…

Read More

The kayak tours are designed for beginning kayakers and kayakers of all skill levels. The entire tour takes about 4 hours which include review of skills and technique, safety orientation and kayaking on calm water in Eel Lake, located at William Tugman State Park. We provide recreational kayaks, paddles and life jackets.

Eel Lake is a large, deep lake formed by a series of geological events and is located south of Reedsport, adjacent to the…

Read More

Drop by the Inn on Saturdays throughout the summer for fun read-alouds with exciting titles related to the Inn’s history.  We’ll read our way through stagecoaches, cowboys, and much more!  A fun craft after the story is planned.  All ages welcome; parents required to stay.

They story of Wolf Creek Inn can be told through the many unique soles that have walked its floors- from cork boots to silver spurs and those of Hollywood's famous divas.  You are invited to walk your soles across these very same floors in this 45 minute guided tour.  You'll explore five of the most significant rooms in the Inn with a knowledgeable Ranger.  In each of the…

Read More

Discover secrets and fun facts about Wolf Creek Inn this summer!  Each program in the series reveals a part of the Inn's history through fun hands-on learning activities.  These classes are for ages 6-12; parents are welcome to stay but not required.  There is no fee for the classes.  Each class requires a separate registration, see options below.

Weather or Not! (June) For past Inn owner, John…

Read More

Make plans to visit Wolf Creek Inn on the last Friday of each month this summer from 7-9PM for free outdoor concerts on the lawn. All you have to do is remember to bring a lawn chair and enjoy the show! 

Food will be available for purchase on site from Ricki's Place Restaurant in Wolf Creek.  They will be offering "Ten Buck Baskets" with a meal, side, drink…

Read More

What do you think the walls of Wolf Creek Inn would say if they could talk?  With over 130 years of history behind them, they’d probably say a lot!  Come learn some of these unique stories in this summer lecture series for adults.  There is no fee for the lectures; each one requires a separate registration.

Planting A Seed in History (June) W. G. Smith, a former owner of the…

Read More

Are you part of the W.O.L.F. (Wolf Creek Oregon Loves Families) Pack?  Join us for drop-in family fun events throughout the summer.  Come anytime on the following dates from 12-3 to enjoy all the fun!  Each of the events will have a scavenger hunt (with prizes!) and activities the whole family will enjoy.

Then & Now (June) From telegraphs to texts, things are a lot different than…

Read More