Kayaking, Canoeing, & Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Lehigh Valley

Calm waters below, sunny skies above, and beautiful scenery all around you! Relax or get in some great outdoor exercise while kayaking, canoeing, and stand up paddleboarding along Lehigh Valley’s waterways.

History meets nature with Historic Bethlehem River Tours. The 10-mile recreational kayak and bike tour highlights the scenic Lehigh River, the history of the Moravian Settlement, Bethlehem Steel, the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, and more. When you finish your kayak paddle, including a photo opportunity below the famous Bethlehem Steel blast furnaces, you’ll ride back on bike (or take the shuttle). Be on the lookout for wildlife, including bald eagles!

Float down the Delaware River with Twin Rivers Tubing in Easton. Go tubing, kayaking, canoeing, and rafting, right along the state line between Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

If you’re looking to learn with expert instruction, visit L.L. Bean Outdoor Discovery School in Center Valley which offers introductory classes or multi-day trips for kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, archery, fly-casting, yoga, and more. There’s also Miss Melanie Yoga which operates on Lake Nockamixon, and provides classes including Intro to paddle boarding, children’s lessons, and even SUP Yoga!

Just want to go out on your own? The Lehigh Valley Kayak & Canoe Club recommends these awesome access points in the region.