Summer Activities Guide

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Canoe, kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals

kayaks and paddleboard on the water.

Get out in a canoe or kayak this summer and see Minnesota from a completely different perspective! Many state parks offer rentals—just check availability with the park before you leave home.

Stand-up paddleboard rentals


Kayak rentals

$15/half day, $25/full day

Canoe rentals

$15/half day, $25/full day


* Private concessionaires may set their own prices.

First time paddling? Our I Can Paddle! program is for you! Family-friendly, and no experience or equipment required.

No rentals available where you want to go? Try this list of canoe and kayak outfitters.