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Burke's Canoe Trips. You get a real feel for the Russian River's flora and fauna on a leisurely 10-mile paddle from Burke's downstream to Guerneville. A shuttle bus returns you to your car at the end of the journey, which is best taken from late May through mid-October. The cost is $65 per canoe. 8600 River Rd., at Mirabel Rd., Forestville, CA, 95436. 707/887–1222. www.burkescanoetrips.com.