Canoe & Kayak Rentals

Canoes and kayaks are available for rent at several County parks. Boats can be rented on site at the park's entry station. 

What you need to know

  • A liability release and rental agreement must be completed at the park entry station.
  • Patrons must leave a driver's license with the ranger on duty to ensure return of all County-issued equipment
  • Renters will receive life vests, paddles and a numbered key.
  • Patrons are responsible for unlocking, removing, launching, and placing the canoe/kayak back on the rack and locking it when finished. 
  • Key/whistle, vests and paddles are to be returned to the entry station.

Canoes and kayaks are available for rent at: 

*Rentals at Upper Tampa Bay Park are conducted in the Environmental Studies Building.

Canoes/kayaks rental fees

  • 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