White water kayakers will enjoy big water during winter and spring melts affecting the Middle Fork and North Fork Willamette Rivers. Hills Creek Reservoir, Waldo Lake, and Gold Lake are other popular destinations for canoeing, sailing, and flat water kayaking.
A variety of rafting trips are avialable along with canoe and inflatable kayak rentals in Oakridge at Upstream Adventures. (541)225-6327.
Oregon Outdoor Sports offers a variety of recreational equipment rentals. Check out their kayaks, sailboats, canoes, and craft at http://www.OregonOutdoorSports.com/They are next door to Ray's Market and across the street from the Willamette Mountain Mercantile on highway 58. They are organizing a marathon run around Hills Creek Reservoir in 2014, it is called, The Dam Marathon.