A comfy go-anywhere 4" water short in quick-drying nylon with UPF 30 and a fun floral print. Read more >
ENJOY THE SUN SAFELY.
Blocks UVA and UVB rays to help prevent sunburn and long-term skin damage.
They’re a summer staple: go-anywhere shorts in quick-drying nylon with UPF 30 sun protection. A tonal print brings a hint of the tropics, a zip-closed security pocket stashes your keys and cards securely, and the drawcord adjustable waist provides the perfect secure fit.Features:
- Omni-Shade™ UPF 30 sun protection
- Quick dry
- Drawcord adjustable waist
- Hand pockets
- Zip-closed security pocket
- Style# 1712001
- 100% Nylon
Size & Fit
Measurement & Sizes (Inches)
|Size||Waist||Hips||Short Inseam||Regular Inseam||Long Inseam|
|XS | 2||25.5-26.5||34.5-35.5|
|S | 4-6||27.5-28.5||36.5-37.5|
|M | 8-10||29.5-30.5||38.5-40||29.5||32||34.5|
|L | 12-14||32-33.5||41.5-43|
|XL | 16-18||35.5-37.5||45-47|
- 1. Chest/Bust: Measure at the fullest part of the chest, under the armpits and over the shoulder blades, keeping the tape measure firm and level.
- 2. Waist: Measure around the natural waistline, allowing the tape measure to sit comfortably.
- 3. Hips: Measure around the fullest part of your hips.
- 4. Sleeves: Start at the center back of your neck and measure across the shoulder and down to the wrist. Round up to the next even number.
- 5. Inseam: Measure from the top of the interior leg to the bottom of the ankle.
Performance Body contouring fit conforms to movement.
Active Body skimming fit with end-use mobility in mind.
Modern Classic / Regular Universal, easy fit for comfortable range of motion.
Relaxed Most generous fit for a full spectrum of movement.
Shipping & Returns
|Shipping Method||Rate||Expected Delivery Time|
|Ground||$6.00||3-7 Business Days|
|2-Day Air||$12.00||2-3 Business Days|
|Overnight||$19.00||1-2 Business Days|
|FREE Standard Shipping||Available for Greater Rewards members. Learn more >|
Returns are accepted within 60 days of the purchase date online. Your apparel must be in original and unworn condition, with tags still attached. Footwear returns must also include the original box.
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Women’s Sandy River™ Printed Short is rated out of 5 by 31.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Minnk from Women’s sandy River shorts I love my sandy River shorts. They fits amazingly and comfortable.
Date published: 2018-11-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by Trixie from Comfortable shorts Attractive, pretty shorts. Run a little short in the rise.
Date published: 2018-10-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by Cris88 from Great Shorts! I’m a huge fan of this style of shorts from Columbia. They’re great for activities where you need a full range of motion and they dry super quick. My only reason for 4 star is the jump in size from L to XL is pretty big. The large were a bit snug however the XLs are a bit too big.
Date published: 2018-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by CoachWaffles from love these shorts this shorts fit great and look good
Date published: 2018-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by keltard from Love These Shorts I have nearly ever color of the sandy river shorts and love them and these are a fun pattern and nice little change from the solid colors.
Date published: 2018-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by Rake18 from Cute shorts I love this shorts The length is perfect, It's just the length I was looking for., I wear for jog and I can’t believe how comfortable it is. The color is perfect
Date published: 2018-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dee333 from Sandy river shorts Great shorts drys quickly, nice for hiking
Date published: 2018-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by TCarp from Sandy River Short These shorts are super cute and comfy. Run a little large but you don't want your clothes tight while trying to fish anyways. Great quality.
Date published: 2018-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by CathyNW from Cute Functional Shorts I'm planning a kayak trip in Baja this winter and realized that I might want a pair of cover up short to wear over my swim suit while I'm out paddling or just hanging on the beach. The shorts don't bind at all and are really comfortable. I purchased them in black because that's what matches my swimsuits.
Date published: 2018-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by Chilly0921 from Love my shorts!! Comfy! True to size. Love them!
Date published: 2018-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by HikingSteph from Sandy River Short I'm in love with these shorts, they are light and perfect for a hot day. The shorts move well when worn.
Date published: 2018-08-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by PNWMichele from Super comfortable, sizing varies, pockets awesome! I have 4 of these color blocked shorts. The length is just right for me - on the shorter sid, but not too short. It seems the sizing varies, with the black/grey version being the largest and the blue print the smallest. Others I have are the bright blue/yellow and khaki/green. All fit fine but the larger pair need the drawstring pulled tighest. The blue print I can leave tied to take on and off, the others I need to loosen and retie each time. This doesn’t really bother me and I may get a plastic toggle that can just slide up and down. Regardless, these are so lightweight and comfortable I highly recommend them. The colors are fun and bright in many cases. I wanted pockets and it is rather difficult to find pockets that don’t make shorts look like baloons and are functional. Two side pockets are big for hands/phone and the rear works for small wallet. I am 5’4” and 140 lbs with smaller waist to larger hip ratio. I am usually a M but Columbia products I find odd sizing and my Columbia hiking pants are a men’s size for example. The elastic/tie waist band allows for a lot of flexibility. Great for FL heat! Does not have liners FWIW.
Date published: 2018-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by BeckieNW from Cute and oh so comfortable These shorts look like men’s swimming trunks with a cute female twist. I got the black and gray pattern. The pocket is the light gray so it’s a very visible part of the design. I didn’t care for the obvious pocket in the other colors, but in this it works. These shorts are comfortably loose with good elastic and a string at the waist. I now wear them all the time with a tank top around the house in hot weather. They would also work well for a swimsuit coverup. Very cool.
Date published: 2018-08-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by womeninbiology from womeninbiology I bought these shorts because I wanted something comfortable that would dry quickly. They fit the bill! I am 5'9" and 165 lbs and I bought a size L. They are a little loose and baggy, but very comfortable and long enough for my long legs. The pattern is super fun. Perfect for taking the dog on a walk or going for a paddle.
Date published: 2018-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dana60 from Best swim shorts I wore these to float a river and go to a water park all day the next day. They are super cute and really well made. I am a size 12 and had to exchange size XL for L.
Date published: 2018-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by Alka from versatile shorts These quick dry shorts are comfortable & great to wear hiking, around water, or a walk around the block.
Date published: 2018-07-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by Celinab from Comfortable Nice product but I think it ran big. I listened to the reviews so I went with my usual medium but it was a little big but I think smalls would have been to small. I love the pockets! I dislike shorts without them. Worth the on sale value for sure!
Date published: 2018-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by kathyr62 from Grea pair of shorts Great pair of shorts. I usually wear a small, but needed an xsmall in these. Great for over a swimsuit or kayaking or other times when they might get wet. They dry fast and no wrinkles. I would like to have them in solid colors also
Date published: 2018-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by KS627 from Fun, Functional Shorts! These shorts are great! They fit great and even have a drawstring to cinch up just in case. They dry super fast and are always a hit wherever I go! These are a new summer staple for me.
Date published: 2018-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dawn47 from Perfect Love these, perfect for outdoors
Date published: 2018-07-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by kayakgirl33 from great quality love my shorts, how they fit, the softness and print of the material. great all around
Date published: 2018-07-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by Bosslady1 from store manager The only thing I wasn't pleased with, the material is a little "rough" or not as soft as I thought it would be. other than that, very quick dry, great with swimwear/beach/lake.
Date published: 2018-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sara421 from Trail Tested & Approved! I was heading out for a hiking trip and was looking for some comfy shorts that were a little longer than what I would typically wear. These turned out to be perfect. Lightweight and kept me comfortable all day! They run a little big so I would think about sizing down to avoid being baggy.
Date published: 2018-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lupie1965 from Great shorts! I love these shorts for throwing on in the summer. They dry well and are lightweight. They are super comfortable. I would definitely recommend them and they are cute on.
Date published: 2018-06-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by mrsscpierce from Great shorts for active water activities Not only do they come in fun colors/patterns, but they feel great while kayaking and paddle boarding. Quick drying and functional. The only thing I'd add to these shorts is perhaps a thin liner - but only because I'm so used to having a liner in my swim clothes. Another plus is the option to buy coordinating tops. I use the top after kayaking and/or paddle boarding, over a tank top. It looks great with my other shorts as well for a casual summer/outdoorsy look.
Date published: 2018-06-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by BBDT from Nice Shorts I have only worn these around my hose at this time due to winter weather but they are light weight and feel very functional.
Date published: 2018-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by Kelley15 from Awesome shorts! I love these shorts. They are soooo comfortable, light, and quick drying. The pockets are a huge plus, especially the zippered one in the back that can store a small wallet for carefree, purse-free activities. These are my go-to casual shorts, and the patterns and color options are so fun!
Date published: 2018-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by HeatIntolerantSue from Columbia remains a quality product I have worn Columbia brand shorts, shirts and footware for over 25 years. It has remained consistent it its quality control, performance and longevity. I recently, with much sadness (!), had to throw out a pair of shorts I'd bought @ 1992, but ONLY because one of my cats had slashed the front leg from waistband to near hem. Over the years, the only change was normal sun fade. The inside band and if you looked inside the darts you still saw the original bright vivid colors! The only addition/change I'd make to the Sandy River shorts would be to offer a choice of inseams. I have the 4", which for me is too short to prevent my thunder thighs from chafing. Although I'm working on weight loss, even when I'm at a good weight, my inner thighs still rub. I'd love if a 6" inseam were added to the offerings.
Date published: 2017-09-26
Rated 2 out of 5 by lcs857 from too short I really like the design and bright color, but I have to return them because they are too short for me to wear. Wish they had a longer inseam!
Date published: 2017-08-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by Roobie from Functional These met all of my expectations. Fabric wicked away water during a full day of ocean kayaking, length perfect to provide unrestrained movement and sizing is true. Am happily coming back for additional colors.
Date published: 2017-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tweezy from Love!! These shorts are amazing. They're true to fit, comfortable & they're even water resistant in case you get a little wet. Lightweight & just everyday shorts? I want every pair!
Date published: 2017-04-21
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