What To Bring

 File Name (Size)
Equipment Checklist (pdf, 840 kb)

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You can download a PDF version of the equipment check list above to print and check off items as you assemble what you’ll need for the trip.

Or, alternatively, you can use this form below to check off items you may already have and then print the page from your web browser as a useful reference.

Equipment Checklist

General Equipment

Bath towel and wash cloth

Personal medications, vitamins, and eye wear/care (bring back ups!) Swim suit and/or board shorts
Wool/synthetic cap

Optional Items

Camera (in waterproof bag)

Nature field guides
or sketch pad


  • synthetic layers are quick drying and great for wicking moisture
  • some active wear/outdoor apparel has sunscreen incorporated into the fabric
  • comfortable, warm layers are great for mornings, evenings and cool days

Note: Leave all rings, jewelry and valuables at home. Bring only essential items (including insurance card or copy!) in your wallet.

For additional information, call Willamette Riverkeeper at 503.223.6418.

Equipment for Camping

Sleeping bag

Equipment for Paddling

Sandals (with heal strap) or water booties