Where can I launch my kayak in Monterey?

Where can I kayak in Monterey County?

Canoeing & Kayaking in Monterey

  • Monterey Bay.
  • Elkhorn Slough.
  • Salinas River.
  • San Benito River.
  • Monterey Harbor.

Is it safe to kayak in Monterey Bay?

Yes. Monterey Bay is a beautiful and safe place to kayak and paddle board. … Join a kayaking tour and see amazing wildlife like sea lions, otters, and harbor seals. Most kayakers and tours stay close to the shoreline where it’s safest.

Can you bring your own kayak to Elkhorn Slough?

You can launch kayaks or other small boats at the North Harbor of Moss Landing, located on Highway 1 or Kirby Park located north of the Reserve on Elkhorn Road.

Is it legal to kayak at night?

“Is it legal to kayak at night” remains one of the most commonly asked questions among paddlers considering taking their kayak out for a nighttime ride. Generally speaking, there are no specific rules set in place by the USCG that would indicate that kayaking at night is in any way illegal.

How deep is the Elkhorn Slough?

The inlet is dredged periodically to maintain a depth of five m (15 fto) at mean lower low water and a width of 165 m. Overflow from the Salinas River and runoff from Tembladero and Moro Cojo Sloughs drain through the south harbor.

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