Places to Paddle
Welcome to our Places to Paddle blog. We’ve collated our favourite paddling routes from around the globe with the help of the Red SUP community. Here you will find plenty of inspiration, from short excursions to longer, more lengthy touring expeditions. Packed full of daily paddling routes and more unique locations to add to your SUP bucket list!
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Locations In USA
Where To Paddle Board Near Me? 8 Great SUP Spots In Utah
Not sure where to paddle board in Utah? There's no shortage of spectacular SUPing spots in The Beehive State. Find the best paddle boarding locations here.
SUP at Twin Lakes, Connecticut
Twin Lakes in Salisbury CT is a place that does not feel like Connecticut. Nestled in the southern Berkshires, Twin Lakes offers all the views and summer vibes. You can see the summit of Bear Mountain ( the tallest...
SUP and Explore, Salem Willows
Salem Willows is located at the end of Salem Neck, a mile-long peninsula jutting out between Salem Harbor and Beverly Harbor in Massachusetts, USA. The park itself is host to an old-time feeling arcade, several take out options for...
Soak up the beauty of the San Juan Islands by SUP
The speckle of islands that stretch between the upper northwest corner of the United States (proudly claimed by Washington State) Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada are pure magic.
Paddling Point Lobos, California
Point Lobos, California is an incredible ocean sanctuary located just south of Carmel and the famous Pebble Beach. Situated in a popular nature reserve, the area of Point Lobos can be easily enjoyed by foot or car all...
Paddling the Chicago River, IL
The Chicago River runs from Lake Michigan through the heart of downtown Chicago. If you love architecture or exploring beautiful cities by water, paddle boarding the Chicago River is perfect for you. It’s the urban version of the...
Paddling Lake Michigan, Chicago
Chicago, with its world famous skyline, is well known for its attractions and culture. Nestled comfortably beside Lake Michigan, as well as numerous rivers, Chicago offers tons of paddling possibilities. Here's why paddling Lake Michigan from one of my favorite...
Paddle Whalon Lake, Illinois
Whalon Lake is a 80 acre lake located in Naperville, Illinois off of Royce Rd and is a part of a lengthy trail system that connects prime recreational locations and forest preserves with many options to enjoy the outdoors. The...
Paddleboarding the Colorado River
Fill your SUP senses and soothe your soul alongside colorful, river carved canyons. It’s safe to say that paddle boarding the Colorado River should be on every paddlers bucket list. This remarkable stretch of water twists its way through seven...
Explore 'The Battery' by SUP: Paddle Boarding the Hudson River
The Statue of Liberty is arguably the most iconic landmark of the United States, so what better way to take in her size and beauty by paddling alongside ‘Lady Liberty’ with your SUP.
Paddleboarding in Lake Anne, Virginia
Lake Anne in Reston, VA is my favorite place to paddle. The water is calm, there is no boat traffic and it is anchored by Lake Anne Plaza with a variety of shops, restaurants and merchants.
Explore Independence Park by Paddleboard
Independence Park is a beautiful city-owned park on the outer part of Beverly Harbor, Massachusetts. A small beach and rock jetty provide the setting for a beautiful paddle out at any tide.
Paddle Boarding in Baja, Arizona
Arizona south of the Gila River, land that until 1854 was part of Mexico, land that can range from high Sonoran Desert and stands of the iconic saguaro cactus to mile-high grasslands that once were grazed and now raise...
Paddleboarding in Northern California, Mammoth Lakes
There are amazing places across the country to paddleboard, but we wanted to narrow down the top three spots just in Northern California. It wasn’t easy. The whole region (including parts of Southern Oregon) is filled with great...