Thompson Park Canoe Rentals at Marlu Lake:
Weekend Rentals from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on:
Saturday & Sunday, July 26 & 27
Saturday & Sunday, August 9 & 10,
Saturday & Sunday, August 23 & 24
Saturday & Sunday, September 13 & 14
Wednesday Evening Rentals from 6-9 p.m. on:
July 23, August 6 & August 20
Please Note: Canoes must be back on shore by 9 p.m.
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.)