Paddle Fest at Delaware Seashore State Park

Canoes, Kayaks + Paddle Boats


Brandywine Creek - Kayaks and Canoes

Launch at Brandywine River Museum on Route 1 in Chadds Ford, PA or at Brandywine Creek State Park from the Thompson Bridge Day Use Parking Area

Extreme low or high water levels may limit creek access. If paddling below Thompson Bridge parking area, use extreme caution at Rockland Dam and other downstream dams.

Upcoming Paddling Programs at Brandywine Creek State Park

There are currently no canoe/kayak events scheduled at Brandywine Creek State Park.

Cape Henlopen - Kayaks and Canoes

Kayak and Canoe Rentals: Quest Kayak

Note: Rental fees listed on this page are not valid for this location. Visit Quest Kayak for current rental pricing.

Check the weather, wind, and tides. Be aware of currents near the Point and fishing lines near the pier. The Point beaches are closed during the summer months for the protection of nesting shorebirds. Please observe all sign postings and respect wildlife.

Upcoming Paddling Programs at Cape Henlopen State Park

There are currently no canoe/kayak events scheduled at this location.

Delaware Seashore - Kayaks and Canoes

Launch at the State day use parking areas west of Route 1 and enjoy paddling in the shallow waters of the Rehoboth, Indian River, or Little Assawoman Bays.

Check weather, tides, and wind before launching. Paddlers should avoid the strong tidal currents in the Indian River Inlet.

Upcoming Paddling Programs at Delaware Seashore State Park

There are currently no canoe/kayak events scheduled at this location.

Fenwick Island - Kayaks and Canoes

Kayak and Canoe Rentals: Coastal Kayak

Upcoming Paddling Programs at Fenwick Island State Park

There are currently no canoe/kayak events scheduled at this location.

Lums Pond - Canoe, Kayak, Pedal Boats

Kayak and Canoe Rentals: Delaware State Parks

Boat Rental Hours of Operation

Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day:

  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday - Friday
  • 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday - Sunday
  • 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays mid August through Labor Day
  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Weekends in May and September

Closed October through April

Last Rental 1 hour before closing time

Upcoming Paddling Programs at Lums Pond State Park

There are currently no canoe/kayak events scheduled at this location.

Killens Pond - Canoe, Kayak, Pedal Boats

Kayak and Canoe Rentals: Delaware State Parks

Boat Rental Hours of Operation

Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day:

  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Daily
  • Hours are subject to change and depend upon weather conditions.
  • Please call ahead. (302) 284-4526

Weekends in May, September and mid-October:

  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Last hourly rental is 5pm, last half hour pedal boat rental is 5:30pm. Hours subject to change due to inclement weather.

Upcoming Paddling Programs at Killens Pond State Park

There are currently no canoe/kayak events scheduled at this location.

Trap Pond - Canoe, Kayak, Pedal Boats, Paddle Boards

Kayak and Canoe Rentals: Delaware State Parks

Boat Rental Hours of Operation

Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day:

  • 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Thursday. Last rental at 5 p.m.
  • 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Friday – Sunday. Last rental at 6 p.m.

May 1 through 20, 2020 and September 7 through October 18, 2020:

  • 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday – Thursday. Self-registration at camp store. Last rental at 2:30 p.m.
  • 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Fridays. Self-registration at camp store. Last rental at 5 p.m.
  • 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday + Sunday. Last rental at 5 p.m.

October 19, 2020 through April 30, 2021:

  • Closed

Upcoming Paddling Programs at Trap Pond State Park

There are currently no canoe/kayak events scheduled at this location.