Looking for where you can rent canoes, kayaks, paddleboards, and other things for outdoor fun in the Stevens Point Area? We've compiled all the details for where to find outdoor equipment to complete your trip.

Before you head out, know that many places rent equipment on a first come first serve basis. To guarantee a fun-filled day, we strongly recommend calling ahead.


Find everything from pontoon rentals to paddle boards this summer with endless opportunities in the area. 

Schmeeckle Outdoor Gear Rentals

2419 North Point Drive, Stevens Point, WI 54481

Schmeeckle Outdoor Rentals rent a selection of gear through the Schmeeckle Reserve! Here you'll find yard games, camping equipment, and much more available to rent. All canoe, kayak, and paddleboard rentals include paddles, personal flotation devices, and a boat packet with instructions. You can take the rentals off-site for your adventures, too! 

DuBay Waters

1135 County Road DB, Mosinee, WI 54455

If kayaking or paddleboarding isn't your idea of an adventure check out boat rentals from DuBay Waters. They offer pontoon rentals, where you can traverse Lake DuBay. Reserving a pontoon boat in advance is recommended, so make sure to call ahead. If you weren't born prior to 1989 and don't have a boater operation certificate ask to rent a pontoon boat that comes with a driver.

Tiki Beach Bar & Grill

1126 County Road DB, Mosinee, WI 54455

Tucked along the shores of Lake DuBay, an expansive 6,000+ acre impoundment of the Wisconsin River, Tiki Beach Bar & Grill is a great spot for water sport rentals, including kayaks and stand-up paddleboards. With lots of room to explore, you can stay close - or venture out a bit further if you are feeling more adventurous. 


Bahamas Lounge

1766 County Road HH W, Stevens Point, WI 54481

With shoreline frontage on the Wisconsin River flowage, you'll find a laid back spot serving food and renting equipment with Bahamas Lounge. Here you can rent kayaks, canoes, and pontoons for a day or by the weekend. Bahamas is a great starting point to explore the Wisconsin River including the backwaters and sloughs.

Adventure Outfitters

N2480 Hartman Creek Road, Waupaca, WI 54981

Interested in maui mats, paddle boats, or tandem bicycles? Adventure Outfitters, LLC located in Hartman Creek State Park has this and more. Here you can also rent kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, bikes, and pontoon pedal boats, or you can simply relax on the beach. If you are looking for more, call ahead and schedule a paddleboard or kayaking tour!


Rusty's Backwater Saloon

1715 West River Drive, Stevens Point, WI 54481

Rusty's Backwater Saloon rents kayaks and canoes for the day on the Wisconsin River. As always, it is best to call ahead to ensure pontoons and other rentals are available (and plan time for an iconic Bloody Mary).

Wisco River Rentals

Biron, WI (boat landing near Anchor Bay)

Renting out paddleboards, kayaks, and pontoons, Wisco River Rentals is located right along the Wisconsin River near Anchor Bay Bar & Grill. Book on their website to plan out your perfect day on the water whether you're cruising around or just relaxing. 

Northward Peddle & Paddle

Location in Iverson Park | 4201 Main St., Stevens Point 

Looking for more gear to get outdoors? Northward offers rentals for all types of outdoor activities, including kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddleboards, and more. You can book online through their website, or by calling to set up your reservations and ask questions. Locally, you'll find one of their outposts at Iverson Park, with kayaks and canoes. 



Looking to get out this winter but don't have any gear? Don't worry, the area has got you covered. From cross-country skis to fat fire bikes, the options are endless. 

Schmeeckle Outdoor Gear Rentals

2419 North Point Drive, Stevens Point, WI 54481

During the winter, Schmeeckle rents out cross-country skis that come with poles and boots, as well as snowshoes. Rentals are first come, first serve during regular operating hours, but reservations can be made beforehand. All gear can also be taken off-site for whatever adventure you choose!

Northward Peddle and Paddle

711 E Grand Ave, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

Looking for a place to rent snowshoes? Northward Peddle and Paddle has got you covered. While they only rent out snowshoes during the winter, it is a perfect place to grab a pair and head out on the trail.

Adventure Outfitters

Base camp at 106 S. Main St, Waupaca, WI 54981

Check out Adventure Outfitters' expansive line this winter as they offer snowshoe, cross country ski, and fat tire bike rentals. Travel off-site and put their gear to good use on the trails this winter. 


Standing Rocks County Park

7782 Standing Rocks Rd, Stevens Point, WI 54482

Venture out to Standing Rocks this winter where they have on-site snowshoe, cross-country, and downhill ski rentals (weather permitting). While you cannot take them off-site, they're perfect for a day at the park. 

Hostel Shoppe

3201 John Joanis Dr, Stevens Point, WI 54482

Find fat tire bike rentals this winter at Hostel Shoppe. They offer the widest selection of rental bikes in the Stevens Point Area but be sure to call or email them to book your reservation.

K.B. Willet

1000 Minnesota Ave, Stevens Point, WI 54481

Are you looking for a place to ice skate equipped with rentals? K.B. Willet has you covered. With public skate open from the end of September through April, they have on-site rentals for people of all ages. 

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