Winter Park’s diverse mountain terrain holds a number of fantastic locations for kayaking. From swiftly flowing rapids to serene alpine lakes, you can kayak ‘til your heart’s content during your time in Winter Park. Read on to learn more about Winter Park, Colorado kayaking!
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Icebox Mountain Sports is based in the nearby town of Fraser and offers inflatable kayaks for rent and purchase. Inflatable kayaks can be rented for $36.00 for four hours, $49.00 for a full day, and $69.00 for twenty-four hours. The company’s rental prices for inflatable kayaks include helmets, patch kits, life jackets, paddles, and pumps. As a bonus, if you visit their website, you’ll find a coupon for ten percent off of your rental or purchase, which you can print out and bring to the store to redeem.
Located about an hour outside of Winter Park in Kremmling, Colorado River Rentals offers a variety of rafts, kayaks, and river gear rentals. You can rent a one-person inflatable kayak for $40.00 per day for one to three days, or a two-person inflatable kayak for $45.00 for one to three days. Inflatable kayak rentals through Colorado River Rentals include a paddle and life jacket, but other gear such as wetsuits, splash jackets, helmets, coolers, dry boxes, hand pumps, and more are priced a la carte for prices generally between $5.00 and $35.00.
Situated on Grand Lake (the largest natural lake in the state) and Shadow Mountain Lake about forty-five minutes from Winter Park, Mountain Paddlers offers solo and tandem Winter Park, Colorado kayak rentals on a first-come, first-served basis from 8:00am to 6:00pm daily during the summer season. One-person kayaks can be rented for $24.00 per hour and two-person kayaks can be rented for $48.00 per hour. However, Mountain Paddlers also runs a special that gives kayakers a discount. When you rent a kayak for two hours, you can get the third hour for free. This discount also applies to six- and nine-hour rentals, allowing you to enjoy your rental kayak for a half- to full-day while only paying for four to six hours’ worth of rental time. Mountain Paddlers does not accept reservations, so try to get there early!
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Contact our team of reservation specialists for further details on white water kayaking in Colorado and other adrenaline-pumping activities that Winter Park has to offer during your time here when you ask us about reserving your stay in Winter Park today!