Connecting enthusiasts with the world of packrafting, the American Packrafting Association (APA) forges local and national connections to inspire bolder and safer adventures while championing packrafters as stewards of public lands. Our wildly welcoming members make APA the most dynamic and friendly source of information about packrafting, and their passion powers APA. Through education and advocacy, our engaged members are shaping the future of our growing sport.
APA provides education and organizes events to promote safety and build skills to recreate more confidently on land and water.
Everyone is immediately welcome at our local and national gatherings thanks to our wildly welcoming community. Enthusiasts of all levels find inspiration for bolder adventures, and have the opportunity to influence the development of APA.
Packrafting is a growing sport and APA advocates for responsible stewardship of our public lands. APA members are passionate about shaping the future of packrafting and championing responsible recreation.
APA was founded in 2012 by a group of avid packrafters from across the United States interested in safety, education, conservation, and ensuring that packrafting has a place on America’s public lands.
The American Packrafting Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting community among packrafters, packrafter safety and education, and opportunities to packraft responsibly on public lands.
A vibrant worldwide community of packrafters committed to safety and stewardship on land and water.
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