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Catch A Canoe & Bicycles Too

Mendocino, CA, USA
About Catch A Canoe & Bicycles Too
The Stanford Inn's Catch a Canoe & Bicycles Too is open year round to both Inn guests and the general public. Established in 1972, Catch a Canoe offers kayak, outrigger and canoe rentals on Big River Estuary. Locally made redwood outriggers are extra stable, efficient and easy to control with a foot operated rudder. Perfect for couples, families and pets. Mountain bikes are also available for rentals or for sale. Open daily from 9 to 5.
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Steve L wrote a review Jan 2020
Boston, Massachusetts179 contributions68 helpful votes
We rented two bikes from Catch a Canoe and had an excellent time riding through the trail across the river. It's a beautiful ride through the woods, along the river; we saw two seals! The bikes were very good and the two employees who helped us were extremely personable and
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Date of experience: December 2019
OyeLuckyLucky wrote a review Oct 2019
San Francisco, California7 contributions1 helpful vote
Spent a wonderful morning on the river with my family! We got one of the outriggers which made it stable with squirmy kids. The view was plain beautiful; we saw birds, fish, crabs and some playful seal! Highly recommended
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Date of experience: October 2019
SaltyAgua wrote a review Aug 2019
Columbia, South Carolina21 contributions23 helpful votes
My wife and I have visited Mendocino twice, once for our honeymoon and again for our ten-year anniversary. On our most recent trip, we decided to rent a canoe for a self-guided trip on the Big River. We rented a two-person outrigger canoe and paddled about three or four miles
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Adam K wrote a review Aug 2019
Santa Rosa, CA47 contributions3 helpful votes
There are a few kayak rental places in this general area but this specific place has Outriggers. This is a special kayak like vessel which steers well and allows you to sit above the water. It’s really fun and the river estuary is amazing. We saw all sorts of animals and birds.
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Date of experience: August 2019
Debra T wrote a review Jul 2019
Mill Valley, CA52 contributions8 helpful votes
I took a lovely guided canoe trip up the Big River with Catch a Canoe. This was much more than renting a boat. Their Mendolea river tour was educational, beautiful and best of all, easy. After getting fitted with a life jacket, a lightweight oar and a dry bag for my purse,
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Date of experience: July 2019