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 Cape Henlopen.

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

Kayak Eco-Tour: Paddling Station Cove

Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 1:00 PM

*Previous paddling experience required* Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 16 and up only. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. If you do not have any prior paddling experience, we highly recommend signing up for our Introduction to Kayaking program before attempting this tour. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person

Add to Calendar 7/6/2022 1:00:00 PM 7/6/2022 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Paddling Station Cove *Previous paddling experience required* Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 16 and up only. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. If you do not have any prior paddling experience, we highly recommend signing up for our Introduction to Kayaking program before attempting this tour. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person Delaware Seashore State Park
Introduction to Kayaking

Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 9:30 AM

Interested in trying one of our kayak tours, but don't have much paddling experience? We're here to help! Our ACA-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person

Add to Calendar 7/12/2022 9:30:00 AM 7/12/2022 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Introduction to Kayaking Interested in trying one of our kayak tours, but don't have much paddling experience? We're here to help! Our ACA-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person Delaware Seashore State Park
Kayak Eco-Tour: Paddling Station Cove

Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 9:30 AM

*Previous paddling experience required* Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 16 and up only. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. If you do not have any prior paddling experience, we highly recommend signing up for our Introduction to Kayaking program before attempting this tour. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person

Add to Calendar 7/13/2022 9:30:00 AM 7/13/2022 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Paddling Station Cove *Previous paddling experience required* Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 16 and up only. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. If you do not have any prior paddling experience, we highly recommend signing up for our Introduction to Kayaking program before attempting this tour. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person Delaware Seashore State Park
Kayak Eco-Tour: Paddling Station Cove

Thursday, July 14, 2022, 9:30 AM

*Previous paddling experience required* Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 16 and up only. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. If you do not have any prior paddling experience, we highly recommend signing up for our Introduction to Kayaking program before attempting this tour. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person

Add to Calendar 7/14/2022 9:30:00 AM 7/14/2022 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Paddling Station Cove *Previous paddling experience required* Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 16 and up only. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. If you do not have any prior paddling experience, we highly recommend signing up for our Introduction to Kayaking program before attempting this tour. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person Delaware Seashore State Park
Introduction to Kayaking

Friday, July 15, 2022, 9:30 AM

Interested in trying one of our kayak tours, but don't have much paddling experience? We're here to help! Our ACA-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person

Add to Calendar 7/15/2022 9:30:00 AM 7/15/2022 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Introduction to Kayaking Interested in trying one of our kayak tours, but don't have much paddling experience? We're here to help! Our ACA-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person Delaware Seashore State Park
Kayak Eco-Tour: Paddling Station Cove

Saturday, July 16, 2022, 9:30 AM

*Previous paddling experience required* Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 16 and up only. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. If you do not have any prior paddling experience, we highly recommend signing up for our Introduction to Kayaking program before attempting this tour. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person

Add to Calendar 7/16/2022 9:30:00 AM 7/16/2022 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Paddling Station Cove *Previous paddling experience required* Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 16 and up only. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. If you do not have any prior paddling experience, we highly recommend signing up for our Introduction to Kayaking program before attempting this tour. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person Delaware Seashore State Park
Introduction to Kayaking

Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 1:00 PM

Interested in trying one of our kayak tours, but don't have much paddling experience? We're here to help! Our ACA-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person

Add to Calendar 7/19/2022 1:00:00 PM 7/19/2022 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Introduction to Kayaking Interested in trying one of our kayak tours, but don't have much paddling experience? We're here to help! Our ACA-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person Delaware Seashore State Park
Kayak Eco-Tour: Paddling Station Cove

Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 1:00 PM

*Previous paddling experience required* Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 16 and up only. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. If you do not have any prior paddling experience, we highly recommend signing up for our Introduction to Kayaking program before attempting this tour. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person

Add to Calendar 7/20/2022 1:00:00 PM 7/20/2022 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Paddling Station Cove *Previous paddling experience required* Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 16 and up only. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. If you do not have any prior paddling experience, we highly recommend signing up for our Introduction to Kayaking program before attempting this tour. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person Delaware Seashore State Park
Introduction to Kayaking

Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 9:30 AM

Interested in trying one of our kayak tours, but don't have much paddling experience? We're here to help! Our ACA-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person

Add to Calendar 7/26/2022 9:30:00 AM 7/26/2022 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Introduction to Kayaking Interested in trying one of our kayak tours, but don't have much paddling experience? We're here to help! Our ACA-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person Delaware Seashore State Park
Kayak Eco-Tour: Paddling Station Cove

Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 9:30 AM

*Previous paddling experience required* Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 16 and up only. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. If you do not have any prior paddling experience, we highly recommend signing up for our Introduction to Kayaking program before attempting this tour. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person

Add to Calendar 7/27/2022 9:30:00 AM 7/27/2022 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Paddling Station Cove *Previous paddling experience required* Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 16 and up only. Participants must bring a bottle of water and wear closed-toe shoes. If you do not have any prior paddling experience, we highly recommend signing up for our Introduction to Kayaking program before attempting this tour. Online program registration ends 24 hours prior to program. To register after that, call 302-227-6991. $40 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Fenwick Island - Kayaks and Canoes

Kayak and Canoe Rentals: Coastal Kayak

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

Upcoming Paddling Programs at Fenwick Island State Park

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

Sunset Kayak Tours

Thursday, July 14, 2022, 7:00 PM

Join us for a guided tour of the largest freshwater pond in the state, with the sun setting it is a perfect time for viewing wildlife and taking in the beautiful scenery to unwind. Previous paddling experience is required. Open to participants 14 years and older (with a parent or guardian). Only tandem kayaks available so program registration is for two paddlers. Pre-registration required. Register online. $35 per kayak.

Add to Calendar 7/14/2022 7:00:00 PM 7/14/2022 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Kayak Tours Join us for a guided tour of the largest freshwater pond in the state, with the sun setting it is a perfect time for viewing wildlife and taking in the beautiful scenery to unwind. Previous paddling experience is required. Open to participants 14 years and older (with a parent or guardian). Only tandem kayaks available so program registration is for two paddlers. Pre-registration required. Register online. $35 per kayak. Lums Pond State Park
Sunset Kayak Tours

Thursday, July 28, 2022, 7:00 PM

Join us for a guided tour of the largest freshwater pond in the state, with the sun setting it is a perfect time for viewing wildlife and taking in the beautiful scenery to unwind. Previous paddling experience is required. Open to participants 14 years and older (with a parent or guardian). Only tandem kayaks available so program registration is for two paddlers. Pre-registration required. Register online. $35 per kayak.

Add to Calendar 7/28/2022 7:00:00 PM 7/28/2022 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Kayak Tours Join us for a guided tour of the largest freshwater pond in the state, with the sun setting it is a perfect time for viewing wildlife and taking in the beautiful scenery to unwind. Previous paddling experience is required. Open to participants 14 years and older (with a parent or guardian). Only tandem kayaks available so program registration is for two paddlers. Pre-registration required. Register online. $35 per kayak. Lums Pond State Park
Sunset Kayak Tours

Thursday, August 11, 2022, 6:30 PM

Join us for a guided tour of the largest freshwater pond in the state, with the sun setting it is a perfect time for viewing wildlife and taking in the beautiful scenery to unwind. Previous paddling experience is required. Open to participants 14 years and older (with a parent or guardian). Only tandem kayaks available so program registration is for two paddlers. Pre-registration required. Register online. $35 per kayak.

Add to Calendar 8/11/2022 6:30:00 PM 8/11/2022 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Kayak Tours Join us for a guided tour of the largest freshwater pond in the state, with the sun setting it is a perfect time for viewing wildlife and taking in the beautiful scenery to unwind. Previous paddling experience is required. Open to participants 14 years and older (with a parent or guardian). Only tandem kayaks available so program registration is for two paddlers. Pre-registration required. Register online. $35 per kayak. Lums Pond State Park
Sunset Kayak Tours

Thursday, August 25, 2022, 6:30 PM

Join us for a guided tour of the largest freshwater pond in the state, with the sun setting it is a perfect time for viewing wildlife and taking in the beautiful scenery to unwind. Previous paddling experience is required. Open to participants 14 years and older (with a parent or guardian). Only tandem kayaks available so program registration is for two paddlers. Pre-registration required. Register online. $35 per kayak.

Add to Calendar 8/25/2022 6:30:00 PM 8/25/2022 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Kayak Tours Join us for a guided tour of the largest freshwater pond in the state, with the sun setting it is a perfect time for viewing wildlife and taking in the beautiful scenery to unwind. Previous paddling experience is required. Open to participants 14 years and older (with a parent or guardian). Only tandem kayaks available so program registration is for two paddlers. Pre-registration required. Register online. $35 per kayak. Lums Pond State Park

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.

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

Guided Kayak Paddle

Saturday, July 23, 2022, 7:00 PM

Enjoy a guided kayak tour of the pond! You will get wet and muddy. Closed-toed shoes are required, and old clothes are recommended. For ages 13+. Previous paddling experience recommended; must be comfortable paddling. Don’t forget your water and flashlight. Kayak programs are weather permitting. Online registration ends 22 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-284-4299. $20 per paddler

Add to Calendar 7/23/2022 7:00:00 PM 7/23/2022 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Guided Kayak Paddle Enjoy a guided kayak tour of the pond! You will get wet and muddy. Closed-toed shoes are required, and old clothes are recommended. For ages 13+. Previous paddling experience recommended; must be comfortable paddling. Don’t forget your water and flashlight. Kayak programs are weather permitting. Online registration ends 22 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-284-4299. $20 per paddler Killens Pond State Park
Guided Kayak Paddle

Thursday, August 11, 2022, 7:00 PM

Enjoy a guided kayak tour of the pond! You will get wet and muddy. Closed-toed shoes are required, and old clothes are recommended. For ages 13+. Previous paddling experience recommended; must be comfortable paddling. Don’t forget your water and flashlight. Kayak programs are weather permitting. Online registration ends 22 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-284-4299. $20 per paddler

Add to Calendar 8/11/2022 7:00:00 PM 8/11/2022 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Guided Kayak Paddle Enjoy a guided kayak tour of the pond! You will get wet and muddy. Closed-toed shoes are required, and old clothes are recommended. For ages 13+. Previous paddling experience recommended; must be comfortable paddling. Don’t forget your water and flashlight. Kayak programs are weather permitting. Online registration ends 22 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-284-4299. $20 per paddler Killens Pond State Park
Guided Kayak Paddle

Thursday, August 25, 2022, 6:00 PM

Enjoy a guided kayak tour of the pond! You will get wet and muddy. Closed-toed shoes are required, and old clothes are recommended. For ages 13+. Previous paddling experience recommended; must be comfortable paddling. Don’t forget your water and flashlight. Kayak programs are weather permitting. Online registration ends 22 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-284-4299. $20 per paddler

Add to Calendar 8/25/2022 6:00:00 PM 8/25/2022 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Guided Kayak Paddle Enjoy a guided kayak tour of the pond! You will get wet and muddy. Closed-toed shoes are required, and old clothes are recommended. For ages 13+. Previous paddling experience recommended; must be comfortable paddling. Don’t forget your water and flashlight. Kayak programs are weather permitting. Online registration ends 22 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-284-4299. $20 per paddler Killens Pond State Park
Guided Kayak Paddle

Friday, September 2, 2022, 6:00 PM

Enjoy a guided kayak tour of the pond! You will get wet and muddy. Closed-toed shoes are required, and old clothes are recommended. For ages 13+. Previous paddling experience recommended; must be comfortable paddling. Don’t forget your water and flashlight. Kayak programs are weather permitting. Online registration ends 22 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-284-4299. $20 per paddler

Add to Calendar 9/2/2022 6:00:00 PM 9/2/2022 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Guided Kayak Paddle Enjoy a guided kayak tour of the pond! You will get wet and muddy. Closed-toed shoes are required, and old clothes are recommended. For ages 13+. Previous paddling experience recommended; must be comfortable paddling. Don’t forget your water and flashlight. Kayak programs are weather permitting. Online registration ends 22 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-284-4299. $20 per paddler Killens Pond State Park
Guided Kayak Paddle

Friday, September 9, 2022, 6:00 PM

Enjoy a guided kayak tour of the pond! You will get wet and muddy. Closed-toed shoes are required, and old clothes are recommended. For ages 13+. Previous paddling experience recommended; must be comfortable paddling. Don’t forget your water and flashlight. Kayak programs are weather permitting. Online registration ends 22 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-284-4299. $20 per paddler

Add to Calendar 9/9/2022 6:00:00 PM 9/9/2022 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Guided Kayak Paddle Enjoy a guided kayak tour of the pond! You will get wet and muddy. Closed-toed shoes are required, and old clothes are recommended. For ages 13+. Previous paddling experience recommended; must be comfortable paddling. Don’t forget your water and flashlight. Kayak programs are weather permitting. Online registration ends 22 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-284-4299. $20 per paddler Killens Pond State Park

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

Moonlight Paddle

Thursday, July 7, 2022, 7:30 PM

Paddle the pond after hours. Experience the sights, sounds and wildlife of the moonlit swamp. Your choice of canoe or kayak. Prior paddling experience recommended. Minimum age of 12 with accompanying adult. Register online. $25 per person

Add to Calendar 7/7/2022 7:30:00 PM 7/7/2022 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Moonlight Paddle Paddle the pond after hours. Experience the sights, sounds and wildlife of the moonlit swamp. Your choice of canoe or kayak. Prior paddling experience recommended. Minimum age of 12 with accompanying adult. Register online. $25 per person Trap Pond State Park
Trussum Pond Paddle

Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 1:00 PM

Navigate through cypress knees and past beaver lodges as we paddle this favorite local pond. Meet at the Trussum Pond Parking area. Call the nature center at 302- 875-5163 with questions. Prior paddling experience recommended. Minimum age of 12 with accompanying adult. Register online. $25 per person

Add to Calendar 7/13/2022 1:00:00 PM 7/13/2022 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Trussum Pond Paddle Navigate through cypress knees and past beaver lodges as we paddle this favorite local pond. Meet at the Trussum Pond Parking area. Call the nature center at 302- 875-5163 with questions. Prior paddling experience recommended. Minimum age of 12 with accompanying adult. Register online. $25 per person Trap Pond State Park
Learn to Paddle

Sunday, July 24, 2022, 9:00 AM

Investigate the basics of getting out on the water in a canoe or kayak. Boat and gear selection, safety considerations, launching, paddling skills and paddling locations for both canoe and kayak will be covered. Includes 1 hour of on-water instruction. Minimum age of 12 with accompanying adult. Register online. $20 per person

Add to Calendar 7/24/2022 9:00:00 AM 7/24/2022 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Learn to Paddle Investigate the basics of getting out on the water in a canoe or kayak. Boat and gear selection, safety considerations, launching, paddling skills and paddling locations for both canoe and kayak will be covered. Includes 1 hour of on-water instruction. Minimum age of 12 with accompanying adult. Register online. $20 per person Trap Pond State Park
Swamp Canoe Tour

Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 5:00 PM

Paddle through the northernmost stand of Baldcypress trees in the U.S. Learn why this type of swamp occurs no further north and experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the swamp. No experience necessary. Minimum age of 12 with accompanying adult. Register online. $15 per person

Add to Calendar 7/27/2022 5:00:00 PM 7/27/2022 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Swamp Canoe Tour Paddle through the northernmost stand of Baldcypress trees in the U.S. Learn why this type of swamp occurs no further north and experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the swamp. No experience necessary. Minimum age of 12 with accompanying adult. Register online. $15 per person Trap Pond State Park
New Moon Paddle

Thursday, July 28, 2022, 8:00 PM

Experience the dark night solitude of the cypress swamp, with only the starlight to guide your way. Your choice of canoe or kayak. Prior paddling experience recommended. Minimum age of 12 with accompanying adult. Register online. $25 per person

Add to Calendar 7/28/2022 8:00:00 PM 7/28/2022 10:00:00 PM America/New_York New Moon Paddle Experience the dark night solitude of the cypress swamp, with only the starlight to guide your way. Your choice of canoe or kayak. Prior paddling experience recommended. Minimum age of 12 with accompanying adult. Register online. $25 per person Trap Pond State Park
Trussum Pond Paddle

Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 1:00 PM

Navigate through cypress knees and past beaver lodges as we paddle this favorite local pond. Meet at the Trussum Pond Parking area. Call the nature center at 302- 875-5163 with questions. Prior paddling experience recommended. Minimum age of 12 with accompanying adult. Register online. $25 per person

Add to Calendar 8/10/2022 1:00:00 PM 8/10/2022 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Trussum Pond Paddle Navigate through cypress knees and past beaver lodges as we paddle this favorite local pond. Meet at the Trussum Pond Parking area. Call the nature center at 302- 875-5163 with questions. Prior paddling experience recommended. Minimum age of 12 with accompanying adult. Register online. $25 per person Trap Pond State Park
Moonlight Paddle

Thursday, August 11, 2022, 7:30 PM

Paddle the pond after hours. Experience the sights, sounds and wildlife of the moonlit swamp. Your choice of canoe or kayak. Prior paddling experience recommended. Minimum age of 12 with accompanying adult. Register online. $25 per person

Add to Calendar 8/11/2022 7:30:00 PM 8/11/2022 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Moonlight Paddle Paddle the pond after hours. Experience the sights, sounds and wildlife of the moonlit swamp. Your choice of canoe or kayak. Prior paddling experience recommended. Minimum age of 12 with accompanying adult. Register online. $25 per person Trap Pond State Park
Swamp Canoe Tour

Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 5:00 PM

Paddle through the northernmost stand of Baldcypress trees in the U.S. Learn why this type of swamp occurs no further north and experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the swamp. No experience necessary. Minimum age of 12 with accompanying adult. Register online. $15 per person

Add to Calendar 8/24/2022 5:00:00 PM 8/24/2022 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Swamp Canoe Tour Paddle through the northernmost stand of Baldcypress trees in the U.S. Learn why this type of swamp occurs no further north and experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the swamp. No experience necessary. Minimum age of 12 with accompanying adult. Register online. $15 per person Trap Pond State Park