YOUR BASE CAMP FOR RIVER, WETLAND & LAKE PADDLING
Radium Hot Springs is perfectly situated for watersports including stand up paddleboarding, kayaking and canoeing. The Radium Hot Springs and Columbia Valley area is saturated with lake and river options for paddling, floating and a day at the beach. Take advantage of our watercraft rentals, floaties and outdoor games for rent and beach items for rent and sale.
From our location on Main Street Radium Hot Springs we have stand up paddleboards for rent, single and double kayaks for rent and canoes for rent. Not sure how you’ll get to the lake or river? We rent carrying kits with straps and foam blocks and racks to take a stand-up paddleboard, kayak or canoe with you on the roof of just about any vehicle. All stand up paddleboard, kayak and canoe rentals include lifejackets and safety gear free. Have kids? Rent a youth stand up paddleboard, kayak. Even more fun for the kids are the fun floaties we rent of all shapes and sizes. We even rent beach umbrellas and folding chairs.
We sell men’s swimsuits, women’s one and two-piece swimsuits, boys and girls swimsuits as small as infant size, towels, sunscreen, flip-flops, beach toys and more.
Not sure where to go? Here’s a few ideas in and around Radium Hot Springs, Invermere, the Columbia Valley and Rocky Mountains.
Lake Windermere - A common choice with renters of paddle boards, kayaks, canoes and a good choice if you rent floaties for a day at the beach with two beach parks in Invermere, James Chabot Provincial Park and Kinsmen Beach. Only about 15-minute drive time from our front door.
Lake Lilian - Just outside Invermere on the road to Panorama and about 20-minute drive time from out front door. A favorite with customers renting paddle boards, kayaks and canoes. This smaller lake has no motorized boats, a picnic area and other facilities in a forest setting.
Dog Leg Lake - Feeling a little more adventurous? This nearby back country lake just west of Radium Hot Springs is a great option if you rent a kayak or Canoe. Try your luck at fishing for trout or whitefish.
Columbia River & wetlands - Paddle and float with a kayak, canoe or even a stand-up paddleboard rental down the Columbia River for a day of adventure through the Columbia River Wetlands. An excellent route for birdlife and wildlife spotting.
Columbia Lake - South down the Columbia Valley from Radium Hot Springs in the Canal Flats area you’ll find Columbia Lake, the Kootenay River and White Swan lake as great options with a rented kayak or canoe from the FAR OUT Gear Rentals location in Canal Flats at The Flats RV & Campground. Worth checking out.