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 and Online Rentals
- Lake Auburn Campground (Carver Park Reserve): Saturdays and Sundays, Noon-8 PM
Watercraft rentals at other locations will be available beginning Memorial Day Weekend.
Reserve Your Boat
Watercraft can be reserved online or in-person. Boats can be reserved in two-hour time blocks up to seven days in advance. Same-day reservations are available.
Select a location to reserve a boat online:
- Lake Auburn Campground (Carver Park Reserve)
- 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
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
More to Rent
Check out all the great rental equipment offered at Three Rivers Parks!