Canoeing and Kayaking in Hillsborough County

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There may be no better way to explore Hillsborough County’s wild side than by canoe or kayak. Try a leisurely paddle, swift moving journey or a bit of an  adventure on the small rapids of Hillsborough County rivers, creeks and waterways.


Rentals & Fees

Canoes and kayaks are available for rent at several County parks. Boats can be rented on site at the park's entry station. Parks with rentals are designated in the list below.

  • Local rental (one park) for up to four hours: $25
  • Trip rental (drop off different location) for up to four hours: $30
  • Hourly fee for each additional hour: $10
  • Damaged/lost paddle replacement fee: $12
  • Damaged/lost kayak paddle replacement fee: $35
  • Lost whistle/key replacement fee: $5

*Fees include tax

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