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.
Rental Hours — Extended through September!
Watercraft rentals at Lake Auburn Campground and Bryant Lake Regional Park will be available through September! See watercraft rental hours for all parks. Rentals at most locations are available Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
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 — Open
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 Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park and River Park (in partnership with Brooklyn Park). Plan your trip, make online reservations, and see other local partners supporting this program. Learn more.
Taft Park Paddle Share — Open
Rent a tandem kayak, single kayak or stand-up paddleboard from this equipment-sharing station in Taft Park in Richfield. Review safety tips and Program FAQs before reserving your equipment. Remember to monitor weather conditions before your paddling experience. For questions, call 763.694.7687.
Twin Lakes Paddle Share — Open
$12* per hour
*Sales tax not included. Rental includes paddles and life jackets.
Where to Rent Canoes
Baker Campground | Bryant Lake | Carver Park Lake Auburn | Cedar Lake | Cleary Lake | Fish Lake | French | Gale Woods | Hyland Lake (closed for the season for construction) | Lake Rebecca | Silverwood
Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day:
- Baker Campground: 10 AM-8 PM Saturday, Sunday and holidays
- Bryant: 10 AM-8 PM daily
- Carver (Lake Auburn): 10 AM-8 PM Thursday-Sunday
- Cedar Lake: 10 AM-8 PM Friday-Sunday and holidays
- Cleary Lake: 10 AM-8 PM daily
- Fish Lake: 10 AM-8 PM daily
- French: 10 AM-8 PM daily
- Gale Woods: 9 AM-5 PM Monday-Saturday; 12-5 PM Sunday (last rental at 3:30 PM)
- Lake Rebecca: 10 AM-8 PM Saturday, Sunday and holidays
- Silverwood: 11 AM-6 PM Saturday, Sunday and holidays
More to Rent
Check out all the great rental equipment offered at Three Rivers Parks!