Enjoy the serenity and beauty along the beautiful and historic Bark River. We make it easy with our
boat rentals and pre-planned trip itineraries! We only rent high-quality Wenonah brand canoes and Current Designs kayaks.
All trips start with a van shuttle from our Fort Atkinson location.
Starting SEPT 1st our shuttle service will not be available.*
The only rentals available during September and October will be "Out and Back" trips. Out and Back means you rent the boats and gear you want and then put in at the rental location (33 W. Sherman Ave. Fort Atkinson) on the Rock River, paddle either upstream or downstream, and then paddle back to the store.
If you have a large group we may be able to make accomodations to drive your group upstream and do one of our normal "shuttled" trips (see below). Please call 920.563.2222 if you have a large group.
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RESERVATIONS - PLEASE READ
- Call 920-563-2222 during business hours or stop in at our 33 W Sherman Avenue location in Fort Atkinson to make a reservation. All van shuttle departures begin at the Fort Atkinson location and take participants to the trip starting location.
- Reservations must be paid in full when the reservation is made.
- See departure times, by trip, below. These times are different by trip and day of the week. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your departure time.
- We rent fridays-sundays only! Weekend availability is tight from June - August, so call early to make a reservation.
To obtain a full refund on a reservation, you must contact the store 24 hours in advance of the reservation. Cancellations must be done during store business hours and not left on voicemail or email There will be no refund if cancelled after this window of time. Weather is the only exception to the cancellation policy. If weather conditions don't allow for safe conditions, a full refund or re-schedule will be allowed.
Canoe rental includes up to 2 adults and up to 2 children (less than 10 years of age,maximum of two children per canoe accompanied by adults). Kayak rentals are single-person kayaks. Drop-off shuttle, paddle(s) and life jacket(s) are included in the price of the rental.
Trip Options (not available in Sept thru Mid-May)
Enjoy the serenity and beauty along the beautiful and historic Bark River and Rock River National Watertrail. We make it easy with our boat rentals and pre-planned trip itineraries! We rent high-quality Wenonah brand canoes and Kestrel brand kayaks.
Choose from four trip options! All routes end at the municipal parking lot in downtown Fort Atkinson.
Prince's Point to Fort Atkinson
Length: 5 - 6 hours
Cost: $49.99 per canoe (up to 2 adults and 2 children), $39.99 per kayak
Departure times from store to Prince's Point launch: (Friday) 9:00 am - Reservation only (no walk-ins) (SAT) 9:00 am, (Sun) No trips from Prince's Point
This day-long journey launches at Princes Point Wildlife Area southeast of Fort Atkinson.
Stop for a break at Burnt Village County Park and then paddle on to the Rock River. (Route includes segment below, plus Burnt Village to Fort Atkinson segment.)
Burnt Village to Fort Atkinson
Length: 3 - 4 hours
Cost: $42.99 per canoe (up to 2 adults and 2 children), $32.99 per kayak
Departure times from store to Burnt Village launch: (Friday) 11:00 am, (Sat) 9:00 am, (Sun) 12:30 pm
If you're up for a half-day trip, drop in at Burnt Village County Park and enjoy
the scenic Bark River en route to Fort Atkinson and the Rock River. (Route ends at Rock River City Park.)
Jefferson to Fort Atkinson
Length: 2.5 - 3 hours
Departure times from store to drop-off:
(Friday) 12:00 pm (Sat) 10:30 am
Take an awesome trip on the Rock River between Jefferson and Fort Atkinson. You'll launch in Jefferson and head down the river into downtown Fort Atkinson.
Fort Atkinson Area
Departure times from store to drop-off:
(Friday) 12:00 pm, (Sat) 10:30 am
Take a quick trip on the Rock River and see Fort Atkinson from a whole new angle! You'll launch near the northern edge of town and float into the heart of the city.
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We also offer shuttle services for those with their own canoe or kayak. Call ahead to make a reservation so we can make accommodations on our trailer.
- $15 to Princes Point
- $10 to Burnt Village or Jefferson
- $8 for Fort Atkinson-area drop