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Burke's Canoe Trips on the Russian River

84 reviews
Forestville, CA, USA
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About Burke's Canoe Trips on the Russian River
Burke's offers canoe rentals for ten mile trips down the Russian River. No experience is necessary, but you must know how to swim.
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

My family and I have rented from Burke's Canoes at least twice every summer for the last 10 years. The price of the canoe has increased to $75 & the registration process can take up to 45 minutes . In addition, there are more people...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Solfulwmn
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Shoutout to the man who asked my family, "Do you speak English?" "Do you understand English?" And continued to press them if they understood as if we did not have a full conversation IN ENGLISH not more than ten minutes prior. But I guess I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

If I could honestly rate this place in the negatives I would. The man at the place asked my family, “do you speak English?” “Do you understand English?” And continued to press my family if they understood him, EVEN AFTER HAVING A FULL CONVERSATION WITH...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sammy S
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Burke's camp site stands out for its management. From the moment you arrive to when you leave you are catered to a serving attitude staff. The staff will give you advise on almost anything in the area. One of the most outstanding features is lost...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank RBC0727
Reviewed July 24, 2018

This place is rustic, basic, and everything we wanted for our self guided trip down the river. Laborious check in process was quickly forgotten once we got in our canoes and kayaks and headed down river. The scenario was varied throughout, plenty of spots to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

We spent about 3.5 hours paddling down the river and enjoyed it tremendously. My *only* complaint was that 3+ hours of sitting on an aluminum seat (with no cushion) began to really hurt. That aside, it was an amazing experience. Highly recommend this if you're...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank andyw98
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

I have been coming here since I was a toddler and it never disappoints! I brought a friend for her birthday and knowing that she was a rookie, I got 2 kayaks instead of 1 canoe. The canoes hold more but the kayaks are sooo...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Nothing fancy at this stop, including the kayaks, but it was a lovely way to spend a gorgeous day on the Russian River, before tasting delicious Chardonnay at nearby wineries.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Christy M
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable day spent on the Russian River in the warm California sun. We chose a weekday to avoid the crowds, which turned out to be very quiet and peaceful. For a novice the trip wasn't very challenging; but, there are some "adventures" spots to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank DHigham
Reviewed August 22, 2017

First, they need more people at the river to help you get your canoe. Once we paid and got our instructions we were sent down to the river. The canoes were all chained together and we sat around for awhile until we realized we were...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from Byelka | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any people with dogs in their canoes! And if there are dogs at any of the private beaches, canoe renters are not allowed to land there anyway.
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