Summer Activities Guide

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Canoe, kayak, and stand-up paddleboard rentals

Water trail campsite, standup paddleboarding, and canoeing in Minnesota State Parks and Trails

Explore Minnesota's lakes and rivers

There is nothing like being out in one of Minnesota's 10,000 lakes with a paddle in your hand. If you don't own your own equipment, there are still plenty of low-cost ways to get out on the water and see the beauty of Minnesota state parks from beyond the shoreline! Take your family out in a canoe, rent stand-up paddleboards with your friends, or enjoy some solitary time in a kayak.

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Stand-up paddleboard rentals


Kayak rentals

$15/half day, $25/full day*

Canoe rentals

$15/half day, $25/full day*


Shuttle services are offered by a private concessionaire. For rental and shuttle prices, contact the concessionaire at 651-465-6315.

* Private concessionaires may set their own prices.