Thursday, May 31, 2012

River Tubing down Deschutes River (Tumwater)


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River Tubing down the Deschutes River

Start at Pioneer Park and float down to Tumwater Falls Park




Pioneer Park Address: 
5800 Henderson Blvd.
Olympia, WA 


Tumwater Falls Park Address:
110 Deschutes Way SW
Tumwater, WA 98501


Description: This is a slow moving river with a few "faster" spots and the float takes about 2 hours. Shoes are strongly recommended. You can float this river in a tube, inflatable mini raft or an inflatable kayak. Be sure to leave some cars at Tumwater Falls Park (about an 8 min. drive) so that when you are done you can get back to Pioneer Park for the other cars. 


3 comments:

  1. Just did this last night 4-29-14 on a Standup Paddle Board. There are 5 large trees across the river. 3 of the trees are blocking, during the first half of the trip and you will have to around or over to pass. Please be careful. D

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  2. Anyone float this yet this year? Thinking about going this weekend.

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  3. Did it yesterday. Had to pick up the floats three times due to shallow water but still a nice float.

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