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Self-guided Paddling

Discover the beauty and tranquility of the Intracoastal Waterway powered only by your paddle! Keep an eye out for wading birds and osprey or maybe catch a glimpse of a dolphin or manatee. 


Bring your own paddlecraft
or rent from the park

Launch at the paved boat ramp or from a separate sandy area perfect for kayaks and canoes.

An accessible launch is also available.

Canoe & Kayak Rentals


  • Single kayak $15.*

  • Tandem kayak/canoe $25.*

  • Each additional hour $10.*


*plus tax and park entrance fee

Canoe and kayak rentals are at your own risk. The state park, Friends of Gamble Rogers, staff and volunteers are not responsible for personal injury or loss of property. Person renting canoe or kayaks must be 18 years or older.  At least one person in the vessel must be 14 years or older. 13 and younger are required to be in the boat with a person 18 years of age or older.  To rent a canoe or kayak or to learn more information, please visit the park’s Ranger Station.

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