Palouse River Tour



Special Tour Availability: November 10, 2021
Lyons Ferry State Park
Private Guided Tour Approx 4-5 hours paddle time
9 miles Experience: Requested

Are you looking for a unique way to experience the Palouse region? Or eager to explore the scenic wonders of the Palouse River?

We invite you to explore the mesmerizing beauty of the Palouse River on our guided SUP tour. Embarking from Lyons Ferry park, your journey gently unfolds as you paddle upstream immersing yourself in the tranquil waters. Greeted by stunning views of basalt cliffs inside the canyon and vibrant wildflowers. Keep an eye out, you may see wildlife such as a variety of birds, deer, and beavers that call the Palouse River home. There is also plenty of fish and if you’re lucky, turtles. This river provides a perfect setting for a tranquil and rejuvenating paddling experience.

Whether you’re a first-time adventurer or an experienced paddler, our Palouse River tour is filled with beauty, serenity, and exploration. Gain insights into the geological marvels that created the Palouse Canyon. Join us on this journey and prepare to be captivated by the beauty of the Palouse River… book your adventure today!

By Request

Lyons Ferry Primitive Launch

  • Professional guide

  • Transportation


Our Palouse River tour provides a paddle through picturesque landscapes and serene waters. This is a calmer river with little current, especially in the summer. You’ll likely encounter diverse wildlife, including birds and possibly even deer or other animals along the riverbanks. This tour offers opportunities for both exploration and relaxation, with calm sections perfect for leisurely paddling. Our experienced guide will provide insights into the geology, and history, enhancing your experience as you navigate this beautiful waterway.

We do not offer transportation at this time for this tour, but we will work with you to help with shuttling vehicles.

This tour runs at specific water levels of the river. We may cancel or postpone if conditions are not optimal, safe, or the river is not runnable.

Aqueous SUP Cancellation Policy


Our cancellation policy applies to all courses, tours, lessons, and clinics. Due to our limited availability, more than 48 hours are required for cancellations and date changes. No shows, cancellations and date changes for any reason within the 48 hours are nonrefundable.

We at Aqueous SUP reserve the right to cancel, postpone, or reschedule any of our listed activities up to and within 24 hours of the scheduled date. Circumstances include but are not limited to low enrollment, weather (wind, lightning, thunderstorms), natural disasters (fires), unsafe conditions, and any events or circumstances beyond our control. If we cancel the activity, you will receive a 100% refund. We run rain or shine.

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I wear on the water? 

For paddleboarding with us, it’s best to wear comfortable, quick-drying clothing  suitable for water activities like swimwear or board shorts paired with a rash guard or  a lightweight top. Footwear should be secure and water-friendly, such as aqua shoes  or sandals with straps. Don’t forget sun protection like a hat, sunglasses, and  sunscreen to stay safe and comfortable under the sun. 

How do your tours work? 

Our ours are designed for adventure and relaxation on the water. You can easily book  your tour online or by contacting us directly. On the day of your tour, we provide all  necessary equipment, offer a brief orientation on safety and paddling techniques, and  guide you through a scenic experience tailored to your skill level and interests. 

Can we do a custom trip? 

Yes, absolutely! Please reach out and we will help you create a custom trip. 


We start from the Lyons Ferry State Park, situated along the Snake River in Eastern Washington, is a picturesque destination offering a blend of natural beauty and recreational opportunities. Boasting a scenic boat launch, it's ideal for water enthusiasts seeking to explore the river's tranquil waters. The park also features picnic areas, and hiking trails, making it perfect for family outings and outdoor adventures amidst the stunning landscapes of the Pacific Northwest.