Looking for the best kayaking near Phoenix? We’ve got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, and camping around Arizona.
Here are the best places to kayak near Phoenix
1. Lake Pleasant, Morristown
This lake, located 45 minutes northwest of Phoenix, is the perfect spot to kayak. The views are amazing, and you’ll find other fellow kayakers during spring and summer!
2. Salt River Canyon
Salt River Canyon is just a day trip away from Phoenix, located about 2.5 hours away from Phoenix. It’s famous for its fantastic rafting waters; however, in some parts of the canyon, there are calmer waters perfect for some relaxing kayaking.
3. Watson Lake
Watson Lake is located just four miles away from Prescott. Navigate through different rock formations with your kayak. There are also rental services around the lake.
4. Lake Powell
Kayaking is an excellent way to experience Lake Powell and its magnificent geologic wonders. There are cheap rentals in the area!
Patagonia is the favorite lake of kayaking and canoeing enthusiasts in Arizona. It’ll also be an oasis for bird watchers and nature lovers. For calm waters, head to the lake’s east end.
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