Take your park experience up a notch by hitting the open water. Three Rivers has watercraft rentals of all types and for all mobility levels. Try one out and see your favorite parks from a new angle.
New in 2020: Watercraft can be reserved online or in-person at select locations. Boats can be reserved in two-hour time blocks up to seven days in advance. Same-day reservations are available online. Additional cleaning processes will be in place for boats and life jackets.
Watercraft rentals are available through Labor Day with the exception of select sites offering rentals on Saturdays and Sundays in September.
Hours Sept. 8-27
Saturdays and Sundays, 12-6 PM at:
- Baker Campground
- Lake Auburn Campground
- Hyland Lake Park Reserve
Reserve Your Boat
*Rentals are available in person as well as online.
A person 16 years or older is required in each watercraft.
Ages 8 to 15 may rent a single kayak or stand-up paddleboard if accompanied by a parent or guardian age 16 or older in an adjacent boat (maximum 4 single kayaks or stand-up paddleboards per adult).
Pets are not allowed on rental watercraft.
Paddle Share Program
Mississippi River Paddle Share Program
The Mississippi River Paddle Share Program has partnered with Three Rivers to offer kayak rentals to experienced paddlers! Put-in stations are located in the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area at Mississippi Gateway Regional Park and River Park (in partnership with Brooklyn Park). Learn more.
Taft Park Paddle Share — Available Through Oct. 4
Rent a tandem kayak, single kayak or stand-up paddleboard from this equipment-sharing station in Taft Park in Richfield. For questions, call 763.694.7687.
Twin Lakes Paddle Share — Available Through Oct. 4
More to Rent
Check out all the great rental equipment offered at Three Rivers Parks!