Looking for the best outdoor recreation gear rental spots? From kayaks and canoes, to bikes and backpacking gear, the Stevens Point Area has a large variety of places to get your summer rentals.


Header Photo by @singletrack_dad

Boat Rentals

Some days are meant for kicking back and relaxing on a boat. Bahamas, located on the Wisconsin River has a rentable pontoon- giving visitors the perfect opportunity to lounge on the water with a group of friends or family.

Want More? Other boat rentals in the region include Endless Summer Boat Rentals and Wisco River Boat Rentals.
Wisconsin River with pontoonsPhoto by @dja0309

Paddle Rentals

Kayaking, Canoeing, and Paddle Boarding are popular activites in the Stevens Point Area- So, it's no surprise that there are many rentals available. Starting with Schmeeckle Reserve, they have canoes, single and tandem kayaks, paddle boards, and even a kayak/ canoe trailer for large groups. Paddle on Lake Joanis (situated right within Schmeeckle!) or take your gear to another site. Another great rental option is Northward Adventures. They offer pre-planned river routes with drop-off and pick-up services making your kayaking experience a total breeze. 

Want More? Other paddle rentals are available at Rusty's Backwater Saloon, Tiki Beach, Bahamas, and Adventure Outfitters Outpost.
Women paddling on Lake Joanis in Stevens Point, WI.Photo by @tammy_bashore

Bike Rentals

Wanting to bike the Green Circle Trail but don't want to haul your bike? You're in luck. The Hostel Shoppe has you covered with a fantastic selection of bikes to rent, including road bikes, e-bikes, and e-recumbent trikes.

Want More? If you're camping at Hartman Creek State Park, their on-site Adventure Outfitters Outpost rents out bikes. Staying at SentryWorld? You'll find an outfitter on-site that rents out all sorts of outdoor rec gear (including bikes)!
Bike in front of the Green Circle Trail MapPhoto by @tarnation_2112

Hiking & Camping

Maybe you forgot an integral piece of your tent, or you don't want to pack it up and bring it to your destination. Luckily, Schmeeckle Reserve has tents to rent with sizes ranging from two to six people. Plus, they've got all the other essentials like sleeping bags, backpacks, and sleeping pads.

Spend time camping in the Stevens Point Area at one of the many area campgrounds.Photo by @bnelly29

Fishing Gear

In search of a fun fishing adventure, but don't have all your gear? No worries! Check out Fall Line Outfitters for a guided fly-fishing trip. Whether you want to wade or float down the river, the Stevens Point Area is a fishing haven. Stock up on gear, then cast a line for everything from small mouth bass and trout to musky. 

Want More? There are great guides in the Stevens Point Area that provide equipment with their guided fishing experience. Some include Great Northern Fly Fishing, Kenny Wallock, Hooksetters, and Taps and Tackle Co.
Fly Fishing on the Tomorrow RiverPhoto by @falllineoutfittersco

Want More?

Keep the summer fun rolling with 50 things to do this summer, the top spots for a summer hike, or our morning to night food guide. And while you're out having fun, be sure to share your next adventure by including @stevenspointarea on Instagram or use #stevenspointarea