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1.5 or 2.5 Hours

Paddle With Us On The Croton River!

What better way to spend a warm summer day than on the beautiful Croton River? We offer rentals of recreational and light touring kayaks, canoes, and Stand Up Paddleboards (SUPs), all embarking from the Echo Canoe and Kayak Launch located at the southern end of the Croton-Harmon station area.

Croton River Rentals can be 1.5 hours or 2.5 hours in duration. Both single and tandem kayaks are available. Whether you’re a first-timer or a pro, our kayak and SUP rentals are the perfect way to get out and explore Croton River watershed.

No experience is necessary for recreational kayak, canoe or SUP rentals. We do not recommend touring kayak rentals for first-time kayakers.

All rentals must remain on the northeast side of the railroad bridge. Rentals are not permitted to paddle under the bridge into Croton Bay.

Unfortunately, low tide and low water levels have a significant impact on the paddling experience at the Croton River. Please consult local tide charts(opens in a new tab) and be aware of how water level forecasts may affect your trip.

*Fishing is permitted but please bring your own equipment and purchase your New York State Fishing Licence(opens in a new tab) in advance.

Rental Details


Single Kayaks – Recreational (sit on top)

  • 1.5 hours – $35.00
  • 2.5 hours – $55.00

Double Kayaks – Recreational (sit on top)

  • 1.5 hours – $59.00
  • 2.5 hours – $79.00

Single Touring Kayaks & Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUPs)

  • 1.5 hours – $55.00
  • 2.5 hours – $75.00


Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend

Monday – Friday: 12pm to 6:30pm

Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays: 10 AM to 6:30 PM

After Labor Day: Please see the Booking Calendar

* Dates & times subject to change, please see our Booking Calendar for the latest updates.

* Please plan to arrive 20 – 30 minutes before your trip to allow yourself time to find and pay for parking.


Echo Boat Launch

18 Veterans Plaza, Croton-On-Hudson, NY 10520.

Click here for directions to our Croton River location

Good To Know

The Croton River is one of the best paddling destinations in the area, and launch does get quite busy on peak weekends and holidays. Please plan to arrive 20 to 30 minutes ahead of schedule — reservations are highly recommended and completing your waivers in advance will speed up the check-in process once you arrive.

Parking is available in Section G of the Croton-Harmon lot at a rate of $1 per hour. Please make sure to visit the pay stations located at the north end of the parking lot. Unfortunately, there are no pay stations near our location.

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