Manistee River Michigan
Canoes, Kayaks, and Paddleboards
Pine River Paddlesports Center has the finest selection of rental paddlecraft in Michigan. Our vast selection of tandem and solo canoes and kayaks, funyaks, sit-on-tops, C-1's, and touring kayaks allow our expert staff to outfit your entire group with paddlecraft appropriate for size and experience level.
More detailed information about our paddlecraft is a available on our Paddlecraft page. It has detailed information on each type of watercraft we rent.
What's Included with a Rental?
Included in these rental fees is the use of Paddlecraft, Type III life vests, paddles, cushions, clipped-in litter bags, US Forest Service Permit and US Forest Service Parking Pass(es) (2 per group).
- At no additional cost, we provide up to two ($5) USFS required parking passes for your vehicles parked at your end-point access site.
- We offer comfortable upgraded life vests we clean after every use.
- Fun, fast, fruitful paddling instruction that turns on the lights for our guests and empowers them to paddle with comfort, confidence, and command.
- We have the largest selection of Paddlecraft available in Michigan, and our Staff (paddle-heads all) will help fit you to craft that is size appropriate and tailored to your experience level.
Kayak / Canoe Rental Rates
An additional $8 per/day fee will be charged if three adults share a canoe. Tandem Kayaks are an additional $9 per/day.
Stand Paddle Boards
Pickup and Placement Fees
This is not a per-boat rate, the fee is shared by the group and is based on which landing you start at (How far and long we drive). For multi-day trips, please inquire about transportation charges as they do differ.
Reservations and Cancellations
Reservations for Paddlecraft and Camping are strongly suggested.
50% Deposit will be charged at time of booking your reservation and the remaining balance will be collected 7 days prior to reservation date.
For reservations cancelled greater than 7 days prior to the reservation date you will be charged a 7% cancellation fee. Reservations cancelled 2 to 7 days prior to the reservation date will be charged a 50% cancellation fee. Reservations cancelled 2 days or less prior to the reservation (or No Shows) will receive no refunds.