Where can you kayak in the Bay Area?

Where can I launch a kayak in the Bay Area?

McNears Beach Park is a favorite spot for kayakers and stand up paddlers. Located along the San Rafael shoreline in a sheltered cove, the park’s sandy shoreline provides a scenic launching point for exploration of San Pablo Bay, including China Camp State Park located just northwest of McNears Beach.

Can you kayak to the Farallon Islands?

In fact, more swimmers get bit by Sea Lions locally than Sharks. … It is not advisable to attempt swimming or even kayaking around South East Farallon Island when the large sharks are present in numbers roughly between August and December.

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.

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.

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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)