Hit the water in your own watercraft, rent one, or take a class as you explore the expansive blueway systems of our region.

Life truly is better on the water. Float your way to relaxation on a Great Parks lake or river.

Boat Rentals

Don’t have your own boat? Rent pedal, pontoon, row boats, and motor boats – as well as canoes, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards at these parks:

Canoe & Kayak Launches

Bring your own canoe, kayak, or licensed car-top boat.