Medford: Condon Shell
Come for a paddle and explore our newest location on the Mystic River! Rent a Canoe, Paddleboard, or Kayak in Medford and paddle the full seven miles of the Mystic River, including skyline views and access to the scenic lakes and swimming area.
Paddle to the Shannon Beach swimming and picnic area or head in the opposite directions toward the Blessing of the Bay Boathouse. Did you know that the Mystic River just received an A- Water Quality Report Card?
Update for 2022: Walk-up rentals are back, Learn more about our rental process:
Policies & Return Times
The last boat of the evening launches one hour before closing time -- This means that you need to be at the check in desk with all members of your party at least an hour before closing, and possibly earlier than that if there is already a line on the dock.
- Here are some Frequently Asked Questions that may help you plan your visit
- Bring your photo ID everytime you paddle
- Always be prepared to get wet, wear your life jacket and ask us for a drybag to protect your belongings.
- Smoking and Alcohol is strictly prohibited and we reserve the right to inspect your bags and coolers.