Welcome to Jackson Hole Kayak School and to Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
We appreciate your interest and look forward to sharing our passion for paddle sports and this beautiful valley. Kayaking is one of the most fun and rewarding activities the outdoors has to offer. Whether you are young or old, it's your first time or you're a veteran paddler our experienced instructors and knowledgeable sales staff will help maximize your fun on the water.Jackson Hole offers a full spectrum of kayaking opportunities. From the tranquil waters of Shoshone Lake to the crashing waves of Snake River Canyon, we have a course or tour for you. Now in our tenth year of operation, we at Rendezvous River Sports and Jackson Hole Kayak School are excited for another paddling season. I hope you join us.
Sometimes referred to disdainfully by kayakers as “stinkpots” (due to exhaust fumes), powerboats are a fact of life on the water. Along with wind and tides that don’t go your way, motorized boat traffic is part of the scenery, too. While U.S. Coast Guard regulations say that human powered craft have the “right of way” on the water, that doesn’t give any of us a special privilege to be “right in the way” of other boaters. Fortunately, kayaks can travel easily in shallow water, where powerboats are less likely to venture. [...]