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Seven Rental Locations
All locations are on the water and offer canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards. Explore all our rental locations and you'll find a wide range of paddling experiences and environments!
Our Boston location offers the best of both worlds: plenty of nature with parkland on both shores, then paddle towards the city and take in the skyline. You can also paddle one way and end your trip out our Kendall location, nearby plenty of restaurants, bars, and public transit... [more]
Come visit our newest location on the Mystic River! You can paddle the full seven miles of the Mystic River, including skyline views and access to the scenic lakes and swimming area. We're a short one mile walk from the Assembly Row train station, shops, and bars... [more]
Our Waltham location covers a six mile stretch of the Charles River known as the lakes district. This section, largely bordered by parkland and forest, was once a haven for canoeists looking to escape the city — and is again today! End your paddle with ice cream or dinner at one of the many restaurants and bars on Moody Street.... [more]
At Charles River Canoe & Kayak, we are dedicated to providing residents of the Boston, Massachusetts area with opportunities for outdoor paddlesports recreation.
Check out our locations for specific announcements, or see the hours of operation below.