Canoe Rental & Partial Outfitting

“We rent one piece of gear or more to supplement your needs.”


Many folks just want to rent a great, lightweight Kevlar canoe for their trip. If that's you, you've come to the right place. If you need a few other pieces of gear to supplement your kit, we've got that too.  We'll help you with as much or as little as you need to make your trip a success!

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Ultra-light Kevlar Canoes (Wenonah, Northstar, and Souris River Canoes) -- View Rental Fleet
**Rental includes Yoke Pads, PFDs, & Paddles (including a spare)

Solo  $30/day
Tandem  $40/day
3-Person  $45/day
4-person $47/day
Royalex Tandem Canoes $30/day
Kayaks -- View Rental Fleet  
Solo $30/day
Tandem $38/day
Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUP) -- View Rental Fleet $40/day
Boat Accessories  
Crazy Creek Canoe Seat (Great for in the canoe and in camp.) $3.50/day
Wooden Paddle** (Bending Branches Bent & Straight Shaft) $3.50/day
Carbon Paddle** (Wenonah Bent Shaft) $6/day
PFD** (MTI Java Pro, designed for paddling) $3.50/day
Kayak Paddle** (Bending Branches Glide Plus) $3.50/day
** Remember, these items are already included with a boat rental.  
Food Outfitting -- See Menu
BWCA approved. Includes Food Pack.
Portage Packs (Granite Gear Superior One and Quetico Packs) $6/day
Food Packs (CCS Deluxe and Solo Food Packs) $6.50/day
Water Proof Food Barrels (60L & 30L Barrels with Granite Gear & CCS Harnesses) $7/day
1-2 Person Tents (Sierra Designs & NEMO) $10/day
3 Person Tents (Sierra Designs & NEMO) $12/day
4 Person Tents (Sierra Designs, NEMO, & Big Agnes) $15/day
6 Person Tents (Sierra Designs & Big Agnes) $18/day
Ultralight Tarps (CCS 1.1 oz. Silnylon 10’x14’ & 15’x15’) $6.50/day
Bug Tarps w/ Screened Walls – Highly Recommended during buggy season (NEMO 9’x9’ & 12’x12’/ CCS 15’x15’) $12/day
Sleep Systems  
Sleeping Bags (Big Agnes & NEMO) $6.50/day
Sleeping Pads (Big Agnes Two Track & NEMO Cosmo Air) $4/day
Pillows $2/day
Camp Kitchen  
Camp Stove w/ Fuel (MSR Windpro II) $8/day
Double Burner Camp Stove w/ Fuel (Primus Njord) $10/day
Cook Kit w/ Utensils – Price varies depending on your group’s needs. (*Any combination of pots, pans, griddles, forks, spoons, knives, measuring cups, spatula, serving spoon, camp sink.)  
Food Hanging System $3.50/day
Satellite Communication  
Satellite Phones $15/day + $3/minute
DeLorme InReach $10/day +$.50/text message
Miscellaneous Camp Essentials  
Helinox Camp Chair $4/day
Packable Camp Table $5/day
Pack Saw $3.50/day
If it seems like you need a lot of stuff, check out our Full Outfitting Package

Other Services

  • Trip Planning and Routing Advice - A free service!  Let us help you plan a memorable adventure.
  • Permit Reservations - Let us walk you through the permitting process.
  • Shuttles - We can help you with the transportation for your trip.
  • Tows - Get into the wilderness faster.  We can help you set up tows out of Moose Lake, Fall Lake, Lac La Croix, Trout Lake, & to the Crab Lake Portage.
  • Wilderness Guides - Day Trips, Fishing Trips, and Overnight Camping Trips customized for you.
  • Guided Group Trips - Perfect for people looking to join an existing group.
  • Fly In Trips – See the remote wilderness from a float plane.
  • Lodging - We work with a couple motels near our shop. We can make a reservation for you.
  • Shower - Nothing like a hot shower after a week in the wilderness!  $4 each (soap & towel included).

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Contact Info

105 N Central Avenue
Ely, Minnesota 55731

Info: (800) 223-6565
Fax: (218) 365-6220
Local: (218) 365-6745

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