Canoes/Kayaks/Paddle Boats/Paddle Boards


Picture of Boaters on Lake 

Chester Woods boat rentals are currently unavailable due to the Covid-19 Health Emergency

Rental requests can be made at the Gate House which is located at the entrance of the park. Cash, check or credit card is accepted for rental payment. You will also need a driver's license/ID to rent canoes, paddle boats, paddle boards or kayaks.

Summer Hours:

(From Memorial Day week-end to Labor Day hours)

Monday - Sunday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Off Season Hours:

(Before Memorial Day week-end and after Labor Day week-end)

Sunday - Thursday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Friday - Saturday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM


Rental Rate:

  • $6.00/ Hour
  • $25.00/Day

Available rentals include:

  • Canoes
  • Paddle Boats
  • Paddle Boards
  • Kayaks

Canoe/Kayak Storage (Friends of Chester Woods)

Personal Watercraft Storage (Sponsored by FOCW)

Available Apr 1 through Nov 1

The racks are available on a first come first served basis.  Each rack has 6 slots for watercraft.  The form is on the Friends of Chester Woods website at:

Rental Rates Per Individual

See Friends of Chester Woods website for current rates and availability.

Boat launch and parking is available for fishermen and boaters. 

Please remember gasoline motors are prohibited, but electric trolling motors may be used. 

Paddle boat on lake