Kayaking is a classic PNW activity, however, not all of us have our own. So why not make your next kayak rental extra special with a trip that ends in glass-bottom kayaks? Yes, you read that right, it’s a real thing and you can experience glass bottom kayaks near Washington at Jo Paddle.

Taking a road trip to Oregon for kayaking might seem a little out of the way but hey it’s summer, the perfect time for adventuring. The drive is about 6.5 hours or 396 miles, taking you through the southeast part of the state into Oregon. It’s a great addition to any Oregon or generally southbound road trip.

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Jo Paddle’s glass-bottom kayak tours allow you to view Wallowa Lake in a whole new way. And if kayaks aren’t enough for you, you can also rent glass-bottom stand-up paddleboards.

Best of all, the kayaking experience is all yours to customize. When you rent a kayak you’re allowed to paddle out into Wallowa Lake and see all that lies below. Each kayak can seat up to two guests and comes with two paddles, two life jackets, two seats, and two-seat pads.

Depending on what your mood is you can rent the kayaks for up to three hours with prices ranging from $55-$75. So if you’re already planning a trip to the Oregon interior this summer, it might just be time to give glass-bottom kayaks a go.

Jo Paddle

Where: Lake County Park Boat Dock, 3761 Wallowa Lake HWY, Wallowa, Joseph, OR
Hours: Tours available Thursday-Monday