Canoe, Kayak & Stand Up Paddleboard the St. Joseph River
Fri-Sun and holidays, through October 6 Closed Mon-Thurs (except holidays)
St. Patrick’s County Park: Brown Barn
11am to 4pm
(Long trip rental ends at 2pm);
Vessels must be returned by 7pm.
1-person kayak: $26 short trip and $33 long trip.
Stand Up Paddleboard: $25 short trip only (not available on Fridays)
Canoe or 2-person kayak short trip: $28
Canoe or 2-person kayak long trip: $35 (not available on Fridays)
Plus gate fee
See description below about Thursday Evening Paddle
Get your family and friends together and canoe the beautiful St. Joseph River! Also a great idea for clubs, businesses and groups of all ages! Packages include shuttle service,
canoes, paddles and required life jackets. Parental signature required for renters under the age of 18. Not recommended for children 3 years of age or younger. Limited kayak and SUP rentals available. Need five or more canoes? No problem, call ahead to reserve a caravan of canoes at least ten days prior to your trip. Have your own vessel? We provide shuttle service for $10 during shuttle operations. Beginners and families may also use our pond for practice and fun for $7/hour.
To ensure the safety of our patrons, and promote a positive experience, we reserve the right to limit river trip options or discontinue rentals when our daily rental capacity is reached.
Thursday Evening Paddle
Every Thursday June-August, weather conditions permitting.
No Evening Paddle on Thursday, July 4. Holiday hours will be in effect from 11 am to 4 pm. See above for details.
5, 6, and 7 pm departure times Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure time to fill out necessary paperwork.
Short trips only; $23/canoe or kayak, 2-hour limit
Livery services not available on Thursdays.
All vessels must be off the water by 9:30pm.
”Extended” Fall Paddle , every Saturday October 12-26, weather conditions permitting.
Departure Time: 12, 1, and 2 pm. Please arrive 15 mins. prior to departure time to fill out paperwork.