Canoe, Kayak and Boat Rentals


Manasquan Reservoir, Howell  

Rent a Rowboat or Kayak 
Boat/Kayak  Rentals   
Row boat rentals are offered from April 1 - October 31 and kayak rentals from May 1- October 31.
 Rentals begin at 7 a.m.  
At the Manasquan Reservoir Visitor Center, park patrons ages 18 and older can rent rowboats (1-hr $14.54 or 4-hrs $35.64); electric motor powered rowboats (4-hrs $46.42); and kayaks (1-hr single person $14.54 or 1-hr double person $20.63).  A $10 deposit is required for 1 hour rental; $20 deposit required for 4 hour rental. (Please note prices do not include sales tax.) Cash, check, Visa, MasterCard or Discover accepted; deposits are cash only. 

Please note that the operation of an electric motorboat requires a NJ boating safety certificate. 

Turkey Swamp Park, Freehold 

Rent a Kayak, Canoe, Rowboat 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. weekdays and 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. weekends. The cost is $14.54 an hour. Double kayaks are available for $20.63 an hour. A refundable deposit of $10 is required for individual rental. Group rentals are available. (Please note prices do not include sales tax.)

Thompson Park, Lincroft

Marlu Lake Canoe Rentals at Thompson Park  - These canoe rentals have concluded for the season. 
All equipment is provided; limited number of canoes available. The cost is $15 per boat for 1-3 people for two hours of canoeing; cash or check only. Open to ages 3 and up, under 18 with adult.