Where can I kayak in San Francisco?
The Best Places for Kayaking San Francisco and the Bay Area
- Kayaking in Sausalito under the Golden Gate Bridge.
- Kayaking in Monterey Bay, Santa Cruz Wharf and Elkhorn Slough.
- Kayaking Tomales Bay.
- Kayaking the Russian River.
- Kayaking in Alameda.
- Kayaking at McCovey Cove.
Can you kayak under Bay Bridge?
Kayaking there is legal; however, it’s highly recommended that paddlers follow the posted launch sites and practice good wildlife viewing etiquette.
Can you kayak from Oakland to San Francisco?
Stephen Linaweaver has been kayaking from Oakland, Calif., to work in San Francisco for four years. For kayak commuter Stephen Linaweaver, there is no rush hour or gnarly gridlock. … There may be someone else who paddles a whitewater kayak from Oakland to San Francisco to get to work.
Can you bring your own kayak to Shoreline Lake?
Enjoy the bay breeze on a calm lake
The Shoreline Aquatic Center rents paddleboats, canoes, kayaks, rowboats, windsurfing gear, and sailboats on an hourly basis. You can also launch your own vessel for a launch fee of $6 for sailboats and $5 for any other type of boat.
Where can I launch my kayak in East Bay?
Boating / Kayaking / Sailing
- Big Break Regional Shoreline (Oakley)
- Contra Loma Regional Park (Antioch)
- Crown Beach (Alameda)
- Del Valle Regional Park (Livermore)
- Lake Chabot (Castro Valley)
- Martin Luther King, Jr., Regional Shoreline (San Leandro Bay Near Oakland Airport)
- Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area (Fremont)
How long is a sea kayak?
Sea kayaks—Sea kayaks (or touring kayaks) tend to be the longest of all, around 12-17 feet. (Though it is possible to engineer a compact sea kayak.) Performance kayaks—Performance kayaks are built for speed, and can run from 15-18 feet.