Since 1986, OOC has shared the outdoors with over 100,000 guests on paddling trips and countless other activities from family-friendly trips to action-packed adventures.

Learn to paddle from the pros in our renowned kayak and paddleboard Paddling School. We also offer adventure-learning programs for groups, and many other activities.

When you visit OOC headquarters in Port Gamble, WA, you'll find a complete outdoor destination with lodging, restaurants and a fully-stocked paddling Store. Make OOC your destination for paddling adventures and more!

Des Moines Marina

Our Des Moines facility is CLOSED for the Season and will reopen June 2016. Thanks for a great Summer.

Our Des Moines location is less than 5 miles south of Sea-Tac airport. We cater to the traveler and the tourist looking for that unique Northwest outdoor experience. Its easy to get onto Puget Sound and enjoy our rich marine wildlife, spectacular Cascade mountain, Mount Rainier and Olympic mountain scenery. Join us for an hour or the day for a lifetime memory.


Port Gamble

The Olympic Outdoor Center store and year-round kayak and mountain bike rentals are located in the beautiful historic town of Port Gamble, WA USA.

Just two miles from the Hood Canal bridge on the Kitsap Peninsula and an hour from Seattle, you'll love this beautiful little town. Port Gamble offers you breathtaking views of the Olympic Mountains, natural and marine habitats, and perfectly maintained 1850's buildings.

Visit us in the old firehouse and we just might run the siren for you!

Make sure to leave time for a meal at the Port Gamble General Store or Mike's BBQ...



Located on protected Liberty Bay in historic downtown Poulsbo, our rental dock provides easy access for all paddler levels. You can rent

kayaks and standup paddleboards, as well as get basic instruction from our fun, knowledgeable staff. On the water, you'll likely be visited by seals and you may see bald eagles, great blue herons and other wildlife.

Redondo Beach Rental

Standup paddleboards, single and double sit-on-top kayaks available for rent at this location. If you're planning to bring a group, please give us a heads up if possible.



Our Silverdale dock is located near the water front park. Explore Dyes Inlet in a kayak or a stand up paddle board. There is plenty to see when it comes to wildlife.


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