Canoe, Kayak and Boat Rentals

Thompson Park Canoe Rentals at Marlu Lake:

Weekend Rentals from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on:

Saturday & Sunday, August 23 & 24
Saturday & Sunday, September 13 & 14

Cost: $15.00 per boat (tax included) for 1-3 people for 2 hours; cash or check only please.

Canoes are available for visitors (age 3 and up, under 18 with adult) on select weekends in spring and summer to enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the water. All equipment is provided; a limited number of canoes are available. For more information, call 732-842-4000, ext. 4312.

Manasquan Reservoir, Howell 

Rent a Rowboat or Kayak 
At the Manasquan Reservoir Visitor Center, park patrons ages 18 and older can rent rowboats (1-hr $12.15 or 4-hrs $34.35); electric motor powered rowboats (4-hrs $44.86); and kayaks (1-hr single person $14.02 or 1-hr double person $20.09). Cash or checks only. A $10.00 deposit is required for 1 hour rental; $20 deposit required for 4 hour rental. Motor boat rentals are available April 1-October 31 and kayak rentals from May 1-October 31. (Prices do not include sales tax.)

Turkey Swamp Park, Freehold 

Rent a Kayak, Canoe or Paddleboat   
Boat rentals are available at Turkey Swamp Park weekends only from May 1 through June 14, daily through Labor Day, and weekends only again from Labor Day through Columbus Day. Boat rental hours are 10am-4:30pm. The cost is $12.15 an hour. Each additional 15 minutes is $4.21. 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.) 

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