Paddling Links

Just Started Paddling? Here are some retailers, mellow run rentals, shuttle services, etc.
  Helpful starter info. for the Huntsville Area by Murray Carroll
  University of Alabama Outdoor Recreation, Rentals, etc

Bear Creek Canoe Run (800) 788-7070 or (256) 331-9184, Hwy 43 North of Hackleburg

  Coosa Outdoor Center
  Coosa River Adventures
  Elk River, TN
  NACK, Flint River, Paint Rock River Canoe Rentals 
OR Chickasaw Canoeing 256-682-1561 or 379-3513
  Hiwassee Outfitters
  Sequatchie, TN
Shoal Creek Canoe Run
  Tallapoosa River Outfitters
  Terrapin Outdoor Center
  When It Rains Instruction, Trips, etc.
  Sipsey Area: Wild Alabama Trading Post, Wren AL Hwys 33 & 36 (256) 974-7678
  Southern Trails: 5143 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, AL 36109, (334) 272-0952
Alabama Clubs
  Huntsville Canoe Club

Birmingham Bama Backpaddlers?

  Birmingham Canoe Club
  Tuscaloosa Canoe & Kayak Club
  University of Alabama Club?
  Strokers - Tuscaloosa (no website that I can find ??) may not exist
  The Saddleback Canoe Club?, a laid back bunch from south Alabama.
  NE AL Club?
  Coosa River Paddling Club - 334 272 1207, see Southern Trails for address (above)
Out of State Clubs

Bluff City Canoe Club, Memphis, TN

  Columbus Kayakers?, Columbus, MS
  Mississippi Canoe and Kayak Club
  TSRA Tennessee's BIG Club, excellent learning programs
  West Florida Canoe Club
Other Alabama Links
  ARCADIAN Outdoor Guide, pretty useful list of outfitters, among other things, some trip reports
Conservation & Access
  Alabama Water Watch
  Alabama Rivers Alliance Links to Watchdog Orgs - Extensive
  Black Warrior Riverkeeper
  Rivers of Alabama
  EPA Surf Your Watershed - this is cool...
  Cahaba River Society
  Friends of the Little River Canyon Preserve
  Friends of the Locust Fork
  Flint River Conservation Association
  Coosa River Basin Initiative
  Little River Canyon Center
  NORS Site, Including River Access Rights

River Levels - see also Alabama Whitewater lower frame, site

  Riverbot - used to be a very cool level retrieval site
  Mountainbuzz - All Colorado! great site
  Dreamflows - Western
  Eddyflower - comprehensive (owns mountainbuzz I think)

Other River Guides - only a few of the many...

  Waldens Ridge Whitewater
  Oregon, very very nice work
  Ozark Whitewater Page - the definitive Arkansas source
  California Creekin - nice, mile by mile Western style descriptions
  Idaho Whitewater
  All About Rivers - tries to be everything to everyone?
  Boatingbeta excellent asheville area site
  Playak Guide List - International!
  UK Guide
Outfitters, Guides & Instruction
  Small World Adventures - EXCELLENT Ecuador Guides
  Canyons - Middle Fork Idaho Outfitter
  Calleva Paddling - Mexico, etc.
  DeReimer Adventure Kayaking
  Middle Fork River Tours possibly the best food, and the most decadent trip on the MF
National and International Sites of Interest - only a smattering
  Milt Aitken's WhitewaterVideo Site
  Playak - links to many folks Whit is a funny man, but his site is dead! wah!
  The Infamous Ratt Hole for those of us who still remember
  Gasket Repair in NC
  Pete & Ed Books
  Menasha Ridge Press - publisher of many guidebooks (most old)