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Salmon Tour Down the Feather River
Oroville Family Adventure Outdoor Adventurer

While the official Salmon Festival has been cancelled for 2020, you'll still find social-distancing friendly events throughout Downtown Oroville that weekend, including a kayak river tour of the salmon run.

View the salmon run up close and personal with a kayak tour with the Forebay Aquatic Center down the Feather River in Oroville!

On Sat. 9/26 and Sun. 9/27, the Forebay Aquatic Center will offer three trips each day down the Feather River, starting at the Fish Hatchery and ending at Riverbend Park, with a shuttle returning you to your car at the hatchery.

Trip Times (both days):

  • 9am-11am, 11:30am-1pm, and 1:30pm-3pm

What's Provided:

  • Single and Double Kayaks as available
  • Guides, Lifejackets, Kayaks, Paddles and Safety/First Aid Equipment
  • Basic and Short Kayak Skill Introduction
  • Sanitizing of all boats and equipment
  • Shuttle Bus back to the Hatchery / Following COVID CDC rules / Masks required on Bus

What to Bring:

  • Shorts and shirt / Clothing and Shoes will get wet
  • Warm Clothes to change into (No Jeans or Cotton Pants on the River)
  • Water Shoes or solid sandals for Water and Shore Travel (No Bare Feet)
  • Lip Protection / Sun protection / Binoculars / Camera
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