Canoe and Kayak Rentals

The following rules and regulations apply to all watercraft rentals:
  • Rentals cannot be made after 2:00 p.m; please arrive at the Environmental Discovery Center no later than 1:45 PM to allow enough time to complete paperwork and be on the river no later than 2:00 PM
  • Youth participants must be five years or older and at least 50 lbs.
  • Only two people per canoe. At least one participant in each boat must be 18 years or older.
  • Life jackets are provided and must be worn correctly at all times while on the river.
  • Boats must be returned to LRCP no later than 4:00 PM (a portion of the deposit will be held if boats are not returned on-time).
  • Rentals are suspended if the temperature is less than 45°F, winds are higher than 30 mph, or the river level is 8 feet or higher.
Canoe and Kayak Rental Rates
Canoes Cost Kayak Cost
1 $35 1 $30
2 $60 2 $50
3 $80 3 $75
4 $100 4 $85
5 $115    
6 $125    
7 $135    


A refundable security deposit of $100 per boat is due at the time of rental. All responsible person(s) must be able to provide a valid driver's license and all adults must sign a rental agreement, which includes a liability waiver.

Boats, and all other equipment, must be returned in good condition and on time to receive a refund of the security deposit.

Guided Trips
Enhance your Lynches Scenic River paddling trip by taking one of our experienced guides along with your group. These guided trips are good for paddlers of all skill levels, from those who would like a little more instruction to those who just enjoy paddling with others to share the adventure. Our ACA Certified guides will give a brief paddling and safety talk before each trip and can help you along the way. Advance registration is required for all guided trips.
  • One guide for up to 2 boats/4 people = $50*
  • Two guides for up to 4 boats/8 people = $100*
Additional boat(s)/people may be added based on the experience level of the group, as determined by guide.
*Guided trip fees are in addition to boat rental fees as shown above (with the exception of security deposit). Minimum rental of at least two boats to reserve a guided trip.

Please call the Environmental Discovery Center at (843)-389-0550 for group rates. For Sunday rentals between 9AM and 1PM and/or Monday rentals, please call Park Ranger at (843) 598-0142.

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