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One Way Trip:

Walk- In Price: $45.50+tax | Discounted Online Price: $40.50 +tax shop BUY NOW  

Rental includes: 2 life jackets and 2 paddles. Kayaks include 1 life jacket and 1 paddle.

One-Way canoe or kayak trips begin in Taylors Falls, inside the Minnesota Interstate State Park (MN State Park sticker required). From Taylors Falls, you will then canoe down the St. Croix River to either the Osceola Landing or William O’Brien State Park.  When you arrive in Osceola or Wm O'Brien State Park we will then shuttle you back to your vehicle in Taylors Falls.  
* Please Note:  You must check in 3 hours prior to the last pick up time for Osceola trip and 6 hours prior to the last pick up time for the William O'Brien Trip. Shuttle schedule listed below.

Local Rentals: updated 9/9/17

Price: $13/hour+tax (2 hour minimum)

 Mon- Friday this time of season we do NOT offer a local rental.

Sat, Sun this time of season, the last time a local rental can go out is 3pm. 

Rental includes: 2 life jackets and 2 paddles. Kayaks include 1 life jacket and 1 paddle.  
Start your trip at Minnesota Interstate Park and paddle around the area at an hourly rate. To end your trip, paddle back to where you started. Note that this option will require you to paddle against the current.  Maximum hourly charge (full day rate) is $45.50+tax. 

Group Rates:

Weekday rate:(excluding holidays) $27.50+tax 
Canoe Rental includes 2 life jackets and 2 paddles. Kayaks include 1 life jacket and 1 paddle.

With a 48hr advanced reservation and a minimum of 6 canoes and/or kayaks, get a discounted group rate. Priced per canoe or kayak. 651-465-6315.

Weekends and Holidays rate: $40.50+tax Rental includes 2 life jackets and 2 paddles
For 6 or more canoes or kayaks, please book directly online. Please call 651-465-6315 if you have questions.
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Military Discount

We are offering a discount to our U.S. troops as a way of saying thank you! Any service personnel and their family will receive $10.00 off a one-way Taylors Falls Canoe or Kayak Rental, valid anytime, when a current military ID is presented.


SHUTTLE OPTIONS  

OPTION 1: Return Shuttle (1 Way Trip)

How it works: Park your vehicle in the Minnesota Interstate Park & canoe or kayak to Osceola (7 miles or 2-3 hours of paddling time) or Wm O’Brien State Park (17 miles or 5-7 hours of paddling time) and then take one of our return shuttles back to your vehicle in Taylors Falls.

Return Shuttles: Once you reach your destination, leave your canoe on the beach and hop in one of our scheduled shuttles back to Taylors Falls. 

OSCEOLA Pick-up Times for 1 Way Trips:

2 - 3 hours of paddling time, but you can spend all day on the river, please check in 3 hours prior to the last pick up time.

Calendar

 

<----Click on the calendar to see the full schedule, and make your reservation.

 

SPRING
May 6-May 26

SUMMER
May 27-Sept 4

FALL
Sept 5-Oct 15

MONDAY-FRIDAY  

4:00PM

2, 3, 4, 5 & 6pm

4:00pm

SAT-SUN & Labor Day

last pick up will be 7pm Labor Day weekend!

2, 3, 4, 5& 6pm

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7pm

2, 3, 4, 5 & 6pm

 

 

WILLIAM O'BRIEN Pick-up times for 1 Way Trips:

5-7 hours of paddling time. This can be a difficult paddle if you are looking to float and relax, we recommend taking the trip to Osceola. Please check in 6 hours prior to the last pick up time.

 

Calendar

 

<----Click on the calendar to see the full schedule, and make your reservation.

 

SPRING

May 6-May 26

SUMMER
May 27-Sept 4

FALL
Sept 5-Oct 15

 

MONDAY-FRIDAY  

 

Not available

 

5:40pm

Not Available

SAT-SUN & Labor Day

5:40pm

5:40pm & 6:40pm

5:40pm

 

 

 

OPTION 2: William O'Brien Express Bus- (WOB Express)
(Weekends & Holidays Only)

How it works: Park your vehicle at your destination, William O’Brien State Park, and ride one of our scheduled Express buses to Taylors Falls, MN Interstate Park, where you will get your canoe and paddle back down to your vehicle: Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays ONLY. Reservations REQUIRED.

 

Calendar

 

 <----Click on the calendar to see the full schedule, and make your reservation.

 

SPRING

 

SUMMER 

Sat, Sun & Labor Day
May 27- Sept 4

FALL

 

Not Available

9:30am

Not Available

For a copy of the release prior to your arrival click here-->  Canoe & kayak release

 

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