Paddle in the sea, rivers and lakes

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Paddle in the Umeå region

With the sea to the east, lakes, rivers and waterways, Umeå has a lot to offer for those who love paddling or who have not yet discovered the fantastic feeling. Paddle leisurely downstream in your canoe or kayak, stop for a swim, a coffee or fishing. Try something out of the ordinary and you will have a wonderful experience. In the Umeå region there is a great variety of paddling to explore.

 

Paddling

The Right of Public Access

Thanks to Allemansrätten(The Right of Public Access), everyone can move freely in Swedish nature. But there are some things you have to keep in mind.
The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency provides more information about
The Right of Public Access

Get inspired with our guides

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Paddle in the Sea and Rivers

This guide contains tips on paddling routes on the sea and rivers in the Umeå region.

If you need to rent equipment, there is information about this as well.

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Paddling in Lakes and Smaller Rivers

This guide contains tips on paddling routes on lakes and smaller rivers in the Umeå region.

If you need to rent equipment, there is information about this as well.


Safer nature experiences


Plan your kayaking to ensure you have a safe experience - Watch the video!