With many of the operators providing equipment hire it is possible for visitors to try their hand at a number of outdoor pursuits while staying in the region.
The conditions on Loch Long, a sea loch in the east of the region, make sailing a pleasurable experience while Loch Lomond, a more tranquil loch, provides opportunities to go windsurfing, water skiing, canoeing and kayaking with equipment available to hire by a number of operators.
Boat hire is also available so that visitors can explore the islands of Loch Lomond.
It is also possible to experience adrenaline-inducing thrills of white water rafting and canoeing and kayaking the rapids and falls of the Rivers Falloch, Leny and Dochart.
There are many fishing opportunities in the area where you could be salmon and trout fishing in rivers such as the River Leven or if you are a novice, then you could take lessons on fishing for pike on Loch Venachar with a professional guide.
Within the National Park there are a number of water-based activities that are specifically available for users of wheel chairs or those with disabilities.
The wheelie boat provision at Lake of Menteith Fishery provides fishing and boating opportunities for wheelchair users.
There are many other opportunities to explore and appreciate the waters of central Scotland with many sailing ships and ferries operating on the lochs giving visitors the opportunity to see the beautiful scenery of the area from the water.
Many of these lochs and waters are a short distance from the self-catering holiday cottages provided by Cooper Cottages and the opportunities for great family days out in the area are plentiful and varied.
For more information on water adventures in the Park visit the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park website at http://www.lochlomond-trossachs.org/