Boating

Kelso

boating at Kelso
 
 
 
Whether you are looking to go canoeing, kayaking, pedalboating or standup paddle boarding, Kelso Lake is perfect place for a paddle. Kelso Lake is also a great spot to drop a line, with many varieties of fish.
 
Note: Only non-motorized boats are allowed on Kelso Lake.
 
Rentals are now available by reservation only. Click to book.
(Approved PFDs, paddles and a safety kit are supplied with each rental.)
 
Kelso Boat Rentals
 

Canoes

Pedal Boat

2 Person Kayak

1 Person Kayak

Jr Kayak

Stand Up

Paddleboard (SUP)

Jr SUP

Duration

1 hr

1 hr

1 hr

1 hr

1 hr

1 hr

1 hr

Frequency

Every 30 min

Every 30 min

Every 30 min

Every 30 min

Every 30 min

Every 30 min

Every 30 min

Availability (per time slot)

1

2

1

1

1

1

1

Price

$27

$27

$25

$22

$22

$22

$22

 
You must be at least 18 years of age and sign a rental agreement or have a parent/guardian sign an acknowledgement for use of equipment
Rental Descriptions
  • Canoe: Fits up to 3 people. A canoe rental includes 3 Life Jackets, Safety Kit and 3 Paddles.
  • Pedal Boat: Fits up to 4 people. 2 adults in the front, 2 children (Under 60lbs) in the back. Includes 4 lifejackets & Safety Kit.
  • SUP (Stand Up Paddle Board): 1 person board. Includes 1 Life Jacket, 1 Paddle & Safety Kit.
  • Jr SUP (Stand Up Paddle Board): 1 person board sized for children under 5 foot. Includes 1 Life Jacket, 1 Paddle & Safety Kit.
  • Single Kayak: Fit for one person. Kayak includes 1 Life Jacket, Safety Kit & Kayak Paddle.
  • Jr Single Kayak: Fit for one child under 5 foot. Kayak includes 1 Life Jacket, Safety Kit & Kayak Paddle.
  • Double Kayak: Fit for two people. Double Kayak includes 2 Life Jackets, Safety Kit & 2 Kayak Paddles.

Kelso-Boats

Rental Hours

First Rental: 10:00am daily
Last Rental: 4:00pm daily
Frequency: Rentals every 30 minutes

Rental hours are subject to change based on weather conditions and will be adjusted according to sunset, rental hours may be different than park hours.

Group Bookings

Boat Rental Co-ordinator at rentals@hrca.on.ca for more information or click here to reserve online.

Mountsberg
boating at Mountsberg
 
Mountsberg is a perfect location for those looking for a quite, peaceful day of paddling or fishing. Visitors can access the reservoir from two locations: Mountsberg Conservation Area and the Mountsberg Dam. Smaller boats, such as canoes and kayaks can be launched from the shore at Mountsberg Conservation Area, but must be carried a short distance from the parking lot, or from the boat launch at Mountsberg Dam. Larger boats, must be launched from Mountsberg Dam.
 
Notes: Only non-motorized boats are allowed at Mountsberg, with the exception of electric trolling motors. No live bait permitted. The reservoir is divided by a live rail line, so access to the rail line is strictly prohibited

Rentals: Not available

Boating Etiquette & Safety

When boating, it’s important not to disturb wildlife or remove natural materials. Make sure to also observe Ontario’s new boating regulations and to wear approved floatation devices.

Links

Transport Canada Boating Regulations