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Cupertino, CA
Reviewed 14 July 2014

I just spent an amazing week at Otter Bar and recommend it highly. It's a kayak school for people who want to learn, fine-tune, or challenge themselves on the river, and the staff is equally adept at teaching the basics to timid newbies as they are refining the skills of advanced whitewater paddlers. The lodge itself is nice, meticulously maintained,...

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SF Bay Area
Reviewed 12 July 2014

If you are interested in learning to whitewater kayak or dramatically improving your skills on the river, this is THE place to go! My husband and I have taken a week-long kayaking course at Otter Bar a few times over the years and the instruction and accommodations are consistently excellent. Peter and Kristi Sturges painstakingly create an amazing experience for...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Otter Bar is a kayak school in Forks of the Salmon, Northern California. We just returned from a week there and it was incredible. The school is off the grid and generates all its own power. There is no cell service but they do have wifi. Sessions run from Saturday to Saturday. The setting is beautiful but if you are...

3Thank pjbphd
Saugus, California
Reviewed 17 July 2011

This was our third trip to Otter Bar and we are already planning to go back next year! Otter Bar is a kayak school and lodge. Everything is included (kayak instruction, food and lodging). All the staff go out of their way to make sure you are having a good time and all your needs are met. We had fantastic...

5Thank 1Dopeygirl
sacramento, ca
Reviewed 29 June 2007

Oh, My..... where to begin? Food - the best! For a place so far from "normal" civilization, they manage to keep all their guests very happy. In the week I was there, we had a vegan, a lactose-intolerant, a vegetarian, and a wheat-intolerant guest. Whew! As a cook for a small group (14 guests), I thought the cooks would go...

4Thank kayakcanada

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Address: Post Office Box 210, Forks of Salmon, CA
Region: United States > California > Forks of Salmon
Number of rooms: 7
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“Small cabins and room in front of main lodge give you the most privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles trhay, 12 Jul 2014 | Read review
“All rooms have free wi-fi.”
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 of 5 bubbles 1Dopeygirl, 17 Jul 2011 | Read review
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