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Cranes Nest Canyon Kayak and Hike

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Kayaking and Hiking Adventures

Willow Beach to Cranes' Nest Canyon

Hiking in Cranes' Nest Canyon

Paddle from Willow Beach to Cranes' Nest Cove and Hike up Cranes' Nest Canyon:

This is a half day trip, our most popular kayaking-hiking half day trip, and the less arduous of any of our combination trips, with about 8 miles of paddling and about 2 miles of hiking. Cranes' Nest Canyon is short but very scenic. This trip is very similar to our  Crane's Nest Rapids  (rapids in name only as there are no rapids now) paddle trip but with an added emphasis on doing a short hike once we get there.

To get to Cranes' Cove, we'll paddle upstream from Willow Beach, Arizona. You can see from looking at the aerial view that we'll be hiking a narrow canyon. We'll see flora not often seen in the surrounding desert. This is a classic desert canyon hike; with a little bit of rock scrambling but well worth the visit. 

See desert animals and vegetation of Lake Mead;  Mojave Desert Flora and Fauna .

Booking: Go to our  Sign-Up Page  to book your kayak trip.

Here are some of the trips we do on Lake Mead out of Temple Bar. Map and Photos : Use this link to see an  interactive map  of these trips.

Robert Finlay - Director Kayak Lake Mead

Contact us  to get a quote or to schedule a trip or lesson on Lake Mead or in the Black Canyon. 

Email us  and we'll get back to you as soon as we're back in the office from kayaking: 

Call us , you may have to leave a message but we'll return your call as soon as possible:  928-767-3061

See ya paddling,  Robert Finlay , Director Kayak Lake Mead


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