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.

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. 

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 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

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

Canoes

Rates

$12* per hour

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

Where to Rent Canoes

Baker CampgroundBryant Lake | Carver Park Lake Auburn | Cedar LakeCleary LakeFish LakeFrenchGale WoodsHyland Lake (closed for the season for construction) | Lake RebeccaSilverwood

Single Kayaks

Hourly Rate

$12*

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

Where to Rent Single Kayaks

Baker CampgroundBryant Lake | Carver Park Lake AuburnCedar LakeCleary LakeFish LakeFrenchHyland Lake (closed for the season for construction) | Lake RebeccaSilverwood

Double Kayak

Hourly Rate

$16*

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

Where to Rent Double Kayaks

Baker CampgroundBryant Lake | Carver Park Lake Auburn | Cleary LakeFish LakeFrench | Hyland Lake (closed for the season for construction) | Lake Rebecca 

Paddleboat

Hourly Rate

$16*

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

Where to Rent Paddleboats

Baker Campground | Bryant LakeCleary LakeFish LakeFrenchHyland Lake (closed for the season for construction) | Lake Rebecca 

Rowboats

Hourly Rate

$12*

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

Where to Rent Rowboats

Baker CampgroundBryant Lake | Carver Park Lake AuburnFish LakeFrench | Hyland Lake (closed for the season for construction) | Lake Rebecca 

Stand-up Paddleboards

Hourly Rate

$20*

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

Where to Rent Stand-up Paddleboards

Baker Campground | Bryant LakeCedar Lake | Cleary LakeFish Lake

Rental Hours

Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day:

September 3–29:

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!