Your Adventure Starts Here

The #1 Kayak Shop North of Sacramento

We are northern California's provider of kayak and stand-up paddleboard sales, rentals, excursions, and expeditions.

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KAYAK & SUP SHOP

We have what paddlers need. We offer a full line of high-quality kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, paddles, and gear. Stop by and see our great supply today!

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ADVENTURES

We offer FREE social adventures every Friday Evening at 6pm at Oak Bottom! Our paddles are geared towards first-timers and experienced kayakers alike.

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RENTALS

Headwaters Adventure Company offers kayak and SUP rentals. Our touring kayaks have sealed storage compartments for your picnic lunch and cold drinks.

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SHASTA PADDLERS

Join our group! We're a loose-knit group made up of enthusiasts of kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding, and anything else that travels on the water by human power.

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Book Your Own Special Group Adventure!

Having a gathering? Or a birthday party? Headwaters Adventure Company is the perfect place to book your special outing!

OUR EVENTS

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  • Isabel Cintora Temple
    Had an awesome kayak lesson with Headwaters Adventure Company. Dave and Barbara are the best instructors. Thank you for your patience and encouragement. Can't wait for the social this Friday evening. I love this new adventure. Thanks again.
    Isabel Cintora Temple
  • Froi Manuel
    Best products,and an even better staff! Services are always top notch...doesn’t any better!
    Froi Manuel
  • Debbie Anondson Schoenthaler
    We have purchased many kayaks plus accessories at Headwaters and they have great customer service!!
    Debbie Anondson Schoenthaler

OUR BLOG POSTS

August 8, 2017

The Upper Klamath Canoe Trail

On July 23rd and 24th we paddled the Upper Klamath Canoe Trail in southern Oregon.  We arrived after many hours of driving through the eastern expanses […]
June 19, 2017

New Year Means New Adventures!

New Year!  Means New Adventures! Here at Headwaters Adventure Company we have created new programs, classes and adventures for you! For those of you that have […]
June 19, 2017

Heroes on the Water

Friday, May 1st I was able to assist, along with Headwaters Adventure Company and many other volunteers, the first of many Heroes on the Water events […]
March 31, 2017

Day Tripping on Shasta

On Wednesday, May 24th, we paddled on Shasta Lake between Digger Bay and the end of Little Backbone Creek, about 2-3 miles. Because it was mid […]

WE HAVE WHAT PADDLERS NEED

Come by and visit us today!

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