Drop-In Kayak Tours


The Park System is offering kayak nature tours of both the beautiful Swimming River and Manasquan Reservoir. Novice paddlers welcome. All equipment is provided. Both single and tandem kayaks are available for use on a first come, first served basis.

The program is limited to only 12 participants. Wear appropriate clothing that can get wet. Weight limit 250 lbs. for singles; 450 lbs. for tandems. Open to ages 12 and up; under 18 with participating adult. 

The cost is $20 per person; cash or check only.

The schedule is as follows:
Swimming River Park, Red Bank        
  • Friday, August 16 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.     
  • Friday, August 30 from 10-11 a.m.    
Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell    
  • Wednesday, July 17 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.  
Please note that all tours depart on time. Tours may be cancelled due to inclement weather.