As it happens every year in the spring, the Gualala River is closed at the river mouth by a big sandbar. Rick and I went to Gualala Point Regional Park to photograph it.
Once the river is closed, the mouth of the river is called a lagoon. When the river is open it is called an estuary. With the river closed it is a very safe river to kayak.
To rent a kayak on the Gualala River, here is the website for Adventure Rents: http://www.adventurerents.com/
The river will remain closed until we receive storms in the fall. Any Steelhead in the river are now trapped in luxury.