Paddle Away

Photo: Matthew Stout/NOAA

Canoeing and kayaking provide participants with a unique, interactive avenue to experience all that national marine sanctuaries have to offer. Paddling opportunities for all skillsets are readily- available and accessible from shore at most national marine sanctuaries. Paddle away to start your new adventure!

Kayakers looking up to the camera

Kayakers partake in Get Into Your Sanctuary activities in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Matthew Stout/NOAA

A Kayaker paddling

A kayaker paddles through Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: David J. Ruck/NOAA