Kayak with plenty of gear space also maintains high speeds.
An innovative sked and rudder hybrid feature allows this kayak to navigate a straight course and easy turns.
Permanent creases make this folding sea kayak a reliable standby.
Mesh padding and vent ports makes this vest perfect for summer kayaking.
Float away with the best boats and watersport accessories.
A versatile 17x4 cruiser with plenty of storage space.
Immerse yourself in Minnesota's liquid wilderness.
A trailer-like rack that holds up to four kayaks.
An inflatable kayak that paddles well
Test your scrambling skills–plus sea kayak, rock climb, and scuba dive the Gulf of Orosei Coast.
You don't need a boat to see this spectacular national lakeshore. Here's how to explore the best of its bluffs and beaches by foot (and paddle).
Some of the country's best wilderness is accessible only by boat. To help you get there, our testers picked the top canoes in six key categories.
Improve your speed and efficiency by synchronizing your strokes.
In the Elwha Valley, tidal rivers collide with towering old-growth forests, creating an outsized multisport playground. You'll need a bike, a kayak, and a boatload of stamina to join Sara Gagnon, an area native and co-owner of Adventures Through Kayaking, on this rollicking tour.
View redrock cliffs and spires as you float through Stillwater Canyon in Utah's Canyonlands National Park.
Want to impress friends and family? Strap this baby to your pack.
These boats are so light they redefine where you can paddle
Paddle blue inlets too new for any topo.
Receding water levels mean more miles of choice desert hiking and kayaking.
Endless varieties of coral and birds await when you kayak the blue waters of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
Visitors to Siberia's Lake Baikal encounter endless coastline, brown bears, and exotic hiking to last a lifetime.
Take your hike into the river with these paddling, kayaking and boating tips.
For a different wilderness experience, try floating down the river in a kayak or canoe.
Paddle Wisconsin's Turtle-Flambeau waterway, watch the aerial show, and lay claim to your own island.
In Florida's Big Cypress National Preserve, you'll walk on water -- almost.
Wisconsin's Brule River has great rivers galore -- just don't lose your uncle's canoe.
A watery paradise, a hiker's secret.
The hidden side of a watery Utah playground.
Sea kayaking might not be difficult, but follow these tips to make the most of your ocean voyages.
When gently paddling amidst the mini-icebergs that grace Prince William Sound, you ponder one question: why walk?
Vancouver's Juan de Fuca Marine Trail offers the best of both worlds in a challenging and surprising 29-mile ramble.