Thompson Park, Lincroft
Weekend Canoe Rentals at Marlu Lake are available from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on:
Saturday & Sunday, July 11 & 12
Saturday & Sunday, July 25 & 26
Saturday & Sunday, August 8 & 9
Saturday & Sunday, August 22 & 23
Wednesday Evening Rentals from 3-6 p.m.on:
Wednesday, July 8
Wednesday, July 22
Wednesday, August 5
Wednesday, August 19
All equipment provided; limited number of canoes available. Open to ages 3 and up, under 18 with adult. The cost is $15 per boat (tax included) for 1-3 people for 2 hours; cash or check only.
Manasquan Reservoir, Howell
Rent a Rowboat or Kayak
Motor boat rentals from April 1-October 31
Kayak rentals from May 1-October 31
At the Manasquan Reservoir Visitor Center, park patrons ages 18 and older can rent rowboats (1-hr $12.62 or 4-hrs $35.51); electric motor powered rowboats (4-hrs $46.26); and kayaks (1-hr single person $14.49 or 1-hr double person $20.56). Cash or checks only. A $10.00 deposit is required for 1 hour rental; $20 deposit required for 4 hour rental. (Prices do not include sales tax.)
Saturday, June 13-Sunday, September 13
Are you a sailor without a boat? The Park System has a limited number of 15’ American (2/3 people) and 12’ Laser Pico (single adult/1 child) sailboats available for rent. Renters must provide a Red Cross, US Sailing or Monmouth County Park System sailing card. The cost is $55 per boat for 2 hour rental; cash or check only.
Please Note: Pre-registration is required at least 48 hours in advance. For availability or questions, please call 732-842-4000, ext. 4238.
Turkey Swamp Park, Freehold
Rent a Kayak, Canoe or Paddleboat
Boat rentals are available weekends only from May 1 through mid-June, daily through Labor Day, and weekends only again from Labor Day through Columbus Day.
Boat rental hours are 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The cost is $12.62 an hour. Each additional 15 minutes is $4.44. A refundable deposit of $10 is required for individual rental. Group rentals are available; deposit of $50 is required. (Prices do not include sales tax.)