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Canoeing and Kayaking on the Scenic St. Croix River

The St. Croix River is one of the cleanest and most beautiful riverways in the country. Canoe or kayak this tranquil, family-friendly stretch of the river for a few hours, half the day, all day, or a few days.

The Taylors Falls Canoe & Kayak Rental Base is located inside the Minnesota Interstate Park in Taylors Falls and is open 7 days a week from the first Saturday in May through the second Sunday in October. 

Our starting times are posted with the return shuttle times. During these hours an employee will be located at our base desk inside the MN Interstate State Park and will be available to rent you a canoe or kayak. 

 

COVID 19 NON-SHUTTLE ONE WAY TRIP TO OSCEOLA LANDING,  or PADDLE LOCALLY:

Option 1:  Drop a car at the Osceola Landing and then drive your 2nd vehicle up to the MN Insterstate Park to start your trip.  At the end of your trip, you will pull your equipment onto the shore and we will pick it up.  

You can start your trip 3 hours prior to the last equipment drop off time on the below schedule.

Option 2:  Start your trip at the MN Interstate Park and paddle around the area. You will then bring your rental back to the MN Interstate Park when you are done with your local paddle.

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COVID 19 NON-SHUTTLE ONE WAY TRIP TO WILLIAM O'BRIEN STATE PARK:

Drop a car at the William O'Brien State Park and then drive your 2nd vehicle up to the MN Insterstate Park to start your trip.  At the end of your trip, you will pull your equipment onto the shore and we will pick it up.  This trip is recommended for advanced paddlers. 

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ONE WAY TRIP TO OSCEOLA LANDING WITH SHUTTLE SERVICE

Our "One-Way" trip begins in Taylors Falls where you will park your car at MN Interstate Park, then paddle down to Osceola Landing where we will pick you up and drive you back to your vehicle. No need to schedule a start time, you can start your trip 3 hours prior to shuttle pick up time for the Osceola Landing Trip. 

1 one-way trip information:

Taylors Falls to Osceola = 7 miles

2-3 hours of paddling time with normal wind and water conditions. 

PRICING

Walk-In Price: $45.50 Canoe/Double Kayak | $35.50  Single Kayak (save $5-$10 dollars by booking online)

Canoe/Double Kayak rental Includes 2 life jackets, 2 paddles, and the shuttle.  Single-person kayaks include 1 life jacket, 1 paddle, and the shuttle. Additional canoe paddles and life jackets are $3.50+tax a piece. 

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2021 RETURN EQUIPMENT OR SHUTTLE TIMES

Spring May 1 - May 28

Start your trip anytime between 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Mon-Fri and 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Sat-Sun for our Osceola Trip.

Osceola   William O'Brien
Mon-Fri 4:00 pm   Mon-Fri Not Available
Sat-Sun  Noon to 6 pm   Sat-Sun 5:40 pm for equipment drop off

Summer May 29- Sept 7

Start your trip as early as 9 am and no later than 3 hours prior to equipment drop off or shuttle pick-up times for our Osceola Landing or 6 hours prior to WOB Trip. 

Osceola   William O'Brien
Mon-Fri Noon to 6:00 pm    Mon-Fri Not Available
Sat-Sun, & Labor Day. 

Noon to 8:00 pm

  Sat-Sun, & Labor Day 6:40 pm for equipment drop off 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Fall September 8 - October 10

Start your trip anytime between 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Mon-Fri and 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Sat-Sun for our Osceola Trip.
 William O'Brien trip on Saturday & Sunday you should be on the water no later than 11 am to have plenty of time to complete your trip. 

Osceola   William O'Brien
Mon-Fri 4 pm    Mon-Fri Not available
Sat-Sun Noon to 6:00 pm   Sat-Sun

5:40 pm for equipment pick up

 

EXPRESS SHUTTLES Reservations Required (recommended for advanced paddlers)

With the express shuttle, you will actually park your vehicle at William O'Brien State Park in the morning and we will pick you up, bring you up to Taylors Falls, get your canoe or kayak, and spend the rest of the day paddling your way back down to your vehicle. No return shuttle to catch.

Available weekends & holidays: Available Memorial-Labor Day weekends only.

Shuttle pick-up time at William O-Brien: 9:30 am 

Taylors Falls to William O' Brien = 17 miles

5-7 hours of paddling time with normal wind and water conditions. 

Advanced Reservations Required: $40.50 Canoe/Double Kayak | $30.50  Single Kayak 

Canoe/Double Kayak rental Includes 2 life jackets, 2 paddles, and the shuttle. All single kayaks price includes 1 life jacket, 1 paddle, and the shuttle. Additional lifejackets and canoe paddles are $3.50+tax apiece.  

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Start your trip at the Minnesota Interstate Park and paddle around the area. To end your trip, paddle back to where you started. No shuttle. 

This option will require you to paddle against the current. 

Walk-In Price: $35.50 Canoe/Double Kayaks | $25.50 Single Kayaks

Canoe/Double Kayak rental includes 2 life jackets and 2 paddles. Single Kayaks include 1 life jacket and 1 paddle. Additional life jackets and paddles are $3.50+tax apiece.

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TAYLORS FALLS CANOE & KAYAK RENTAL
Canoe base is located in the
Minnesota Interstate State Park,
307 Milltown Rd Taylors Falls, MN 55084

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Taylors Falls Recreation
PO Box 235
Taylors Falls, MN 55084
651-465-1080

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