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Kayak & Canoe Rentals

From beginner to expert, our canoe and kayak rentals have something for everyone with trips ranging from 1 ½ hours to 9 nights and 10 days. 

 

More Than A Gift, It's An Experience

Give the gift of adventure this holiday season. 

Our Fleet

single kayaks

tandem (two-person) kayaks

canoes (two adults and two children)

All rentals include paddles, life vests (PFDs) and shuttle service to and from the landing.

Plan Your Trip

Check out our top trip suggestions below for ideas. Looking for a custom trip but not sure where to start? Have a large group or outing? Give us a call and we can coordinate your adventure together. 

Trip 1 - Soderbeck

Relax and enjoy a little over an hour on the St. Croix River between Soderbeck Landing and Hwy 70 Landing. This 3.9-mile river trip is great for everyone! It is ideal for those that want a quick trip or are short on time. Paddlers can also turn this into a day trip by adding other adventures like fishing, lunch on an island, or a hike through Sandrock cliffs. 

 

TRIP 1 AT A GLANCE

River Miles: 3.9

Landing: Soderbeck

Estimated Time: 1.25  Hours

Trip Map

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Trip 2 - Nelson's Landing

Three-and-a-half-hours of paddling will bring you from Nelson Landing to Hwy 70 Landing. This stretch of the river is excellent for great fishing and site seeing. Don’t forget to hit up the Kettle River Slough if the water levels allow. At 11.7 miles you will have a great day of paddling!

 
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TRIP 2 AT A GLANCE

River Miles: 11.7

Landing: Nelson

​Estimated Time: 3.5 Hours

Trip Map

Trip 3 - Norway Point

Just a little further than Trip 2, this four-and-a-half-hour paddle is one of our most popular day trips. There are beautiful sand bars along this River route to stop for lunch or some fun in the sun. Turn your trip into an overnight and add a day to your rental.

 

TRIP 3 AT A GLANCE

River Miles: 14.3

Landing: Norway Point

​Estimated Time: 4.5 Hours

Trip Map

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Trip 4 - Thayers Landing

Spend the night camping by the River. Thayer's Landing to Hwy 70 is perfect for you, with 8-10 hours of paddling, you can split this trip up however you would like. Later start on day one or have to be off the River early the next, this is the trip for you! Let us show you the most exclusive campsites along the Riverway.

 
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TRIP 4 AT A GLANCE

River Miles: 28.6

Landing: Thayers

​Estimated Time: 8-10 Hours

Trip Map

Trip 5 - Riverside Landing

Spend two nights on the River! Complimentary campsites along both Rivers make for an enjoyable affordable experience.

 

TRIP 5 AT A GLANCE

River Miles: 42

Landing: Riverside

​Estimated Time: 12-14 Hours (2 Nights)

Trip Map

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Trip 6 - Namekagon Trail Bridge

 

Do you want to paddle more than one river? Start your trip on the scenic Namekagon River and end on the Upper St. Croix River. With this three-night trip, you camp, fish, and paddle your way downriver. Stay on an island campground or many other wonderful private camping locations. 

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TRIP 6 AT A GLANCE

River Miles: 50.6

Landing: Namekagon Trail Bridge

​Estimated Time: 18 -20 Hours (3 Nights)

Trip Map

Trip 7 - County K Landing

 

Both the Namekagon and St. Croix will be a part of this adventure. You will be driven by van up to County K Landing through Crex Meadows and other protected areas in Northern WI. County K to HWY 70 gives you the opportunity to see so much wildlife. Most of the riverside is untouched wildland. There are free camp sites along the way as well. 

TRIP 7 AT A GLANCE

River Miles: 77

Landing: County K

​Estimated Time: 24-26 Hours (4 Nights)

Trip Map

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Trip 8 - Earl Landing

 

Earl Landing is the busiest landing on the Namekagon for a reason. The paddling south from there is incredible with great fishing and lots of eagles, trumpeter swans and pileated woodpeckers to enjoy while you float. Don't forget your fishing gear! Each campsite in the National Park has a grill grate, picnic table and toilet for you. 

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TRIP 8 AT A GLANCE

River Miles: 87.1

Landing: Earl

​Estimated Time: 27-29 Hours (5 Nights)

Trip Map

Trip 9 - Hayward Landing

 

Start your trip out at the top! Make this week-long trip at the top of the Namekagon one to remember.  You will start off just after the dam on lake Hayward. 6 nights and 7 days of paddling will have you loving the solitude of the National Park. With over 111.9 miles of riverway, you are sure to catch views or the fish of a lifetime. 

TRIP 9 AT A GLANCE

River Miles: 111.9

Landing: Hayward

​Estimated Time: 36-38 Hours (6 Nights)

Trip Map

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