As of March 23rd, 2020:

Alder Creek is temporarily closing it’s Jantzen Beach location and ceasing brick and mortar operations until COVID-19 is better contained in Oregon.

We are currently offering curbside pickup and free delivery of all kayaks, canoes and SUP’s in the greater Portland area by appointment only. Please order online or call 503-285-0464

Not ready to get out on the water at this time? We’re also offering a 10% additional bonus to all gift card purchases so you can get geared up when you’re ready. You’re support means everything to us in these trying times, and we’d love the opportunity to get you outfitted when everything is back to normal.

For product inquiries please email
For info regarding lessons and tours please email
For all other inquiries please email

We hope you all stay safe, healthy and comfortable. We’re all in this together, and as a community we’ll come out the other side stronger and more compassionate than ever!

Your local mom & pop kayak shop – Alder Creek


Kayak Rentals Portland - Alder Creek Kayak & Canoe - Jantzen Beach

Kayak Rentals Portland. Rent kayaks, canoes, SUP's (Stand Up Paddle Boards), rafts and inflatable kayaks. We also have accessories like PFD's, paddles, wet suits and drysuits. Our kayak selection includes Whitewater - Jackson and Liquid Logic, flatwater - Hurricane, Eddyline, Feel Free, Touring - Sterling, Current Designs, Tiderace.
Alder Creek’s North Portland location at Jantzen Beach is our flagship store. We carry the Northwest’s best selection of paddlesports gear including a full range of kayaks, canoes and paddling accessories. Want to try before you buy? Alder Creek at Jantzen Beach has Oregon’s largest rental fleet and with the Columbia River out our back door test paddling is no problem. We take pride in offering the best instruction available. Whether you are a rank beginner or an up and coming paddler, Alder Creek can help develop the skills you need to enjoy your time on the water.

Physical Address:

200 NE Tomahawk Island Dr.
Portland, OR 97217
503.285.0464 — phone
503.285.0106 — fax

Hours of Operation:

Temporarily closed


We accept reservations at the opening hour, or for full/multi day rentals with full payment. All other rentals are first come first serve. Please call us 48 hours prior for any cancellations or changes in your rental reservations. Cancellations within 48 hours of the reserved date are NOT refundable. If you have not arrived after 10 minutes or notified us of a change, we may release your reservation