Watercraft Rentals

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.

Hours & Online Reservations

Watercraft can be reserved online up to seven days in advance or in-person. Reserving online is encouraged to ensure availability. Boats can be reserved in two-hour time blocks. Same-day reservations are available.

See rental rates below.

Lake Auburn Campground (Carver Park Reserve)

September 7–26: 

Saturday, Sunday and holidays: 12–6 PM

Reserve a boat.

Baker Park Reserve

Closed for the season.

Bryant Lake Regional Park

Closed for the season.

Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park

Closed for the season.

Cleary Lake Regional Park

Closed for the season.

Fish Lake Regional Park

Closed for the season.

French Regional Park

Closed for the season.

Gale Woods Farm

Through October 1:

Monday–Saturday: 9 AM–5 PM
Sunday: 12–5 PM

Call 763-694-2001 to reserve in advance.

Hyland Lake Park Reserve (visitor center)

Closed for the season.

Silverwood Park

Closed for the season.

Watercraft Rules

  • 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 four 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

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

At Twin Lakes Boat Launch in Robbinsdale, rent a tandem kayak, single kayak or stand-up paddleboard from an equipment-sharing station.

Canoes

Rate

$15*

*Sales tax not included. Rental includes paddles and life jackets.

Reserve a Canoe Online

Baker CampgroundBryant Lake | Carver Park Lake Auburn | Cedar LakeCleary LakeFish LakeFrench | Gale Woods (call 763-694-2001) | Hyland Lake | Silverwood

Where to Rent Canoes

Get directions and learn more about parks that rent canoes.

Baker CampgroundBryant Lake | Carver Park Lake Auburn | Cedar LakeCleary LakeFish LakeFrench | Gale WoodsHyland Lake | Silverwood

Single Kayaks

Rate

$15*

*Sales tax not included. Rental includes paddles and life jackets.

Reserve A Single Kayak Online

Baker CampgroundBryant Lake | Carver Park Lake AuburnCedar LakeCleary LakeFish LakeFrenchHyland Lake | Silverwood

Where to Rent Single Kayaks

Get directions and learn more about parks that rent kayaks.

Baker CampgroundBryant Lake | Carver Park Lake AuburnCedar LakeCleary LakeFish LakeFrenchHyland Lake | Silverwood

Double Kayaks

Rate

$20*

*Sales tax not included. Rental includes paddles and life jackets.

Reserve A Double Kayak Online

Baker CampgroundBryant Lake | Carver Park Lake Auburn | Cleary LakeFish LakeFrench | Hyland Lake 

Where to Rent Double Kayaks

Get directions and learn more about parks that rent double kayaks.

Baker CampgroundBryant Lake | Carver Park Lake Auburn | Cleary LakeFish LakeFrench | Hyland Lake 

Paddleboats

Rate

$20*

*Sales tax not included. Rental includes four-seat paddle boat and life jackets.

Reserve A Paddleboat Online

Baker Campground | Bryant Lake | Hyland Lake 

Where to Rent Paddleboats

Get directions and learn more about parks that rent paddleboats.

Baker Campground | Bryant Lake | Hyland Lake 

Rowboats

Rate

$15*

*Sales tax not included. Rental includes oars and life jackets.

Reserve a Rowboat Online

Baker CampgroundBryant Lake | Carver Park Lake Auburn | French | Hyland Lake 

More About Where to Rent Rowboats

Get directions and learn more about parks that rent rowboats.

Baker CampgroundBryant Lake | Carver Park Lake Auburn | French | Hyland Lake 

Stand-up Paddleboards

Rate

$20*

*Sales tax not included. Rental includes paddle and life jacket.

Reserve a Stand-up Paddleboard Online

Baker Campground | Bryant Lake | Cedar Lake | Cleary LakeFish Lake | Hyland

Where to Rent Stand-up Paddleboards

Get directions and learn more about parks that rent stand-up paddleboards.

Baker Campground | Bryant Lake | Cedar Lake | Cleary LakeFish Lake | Hyland

Small watercraft racks designed to hold canoes, sailboards and kayaks are available to rent, as are a limited number of sailboat slips.

More to Rent

Check out all the great rental equipment offered at Three Rivers Parks!