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Micks Pine Barrens
Canoe and Kayak Rental

3107 Route 563
Chatsworth, NJ 08019
Fax: 609.726.0717


Daily Rates for Canoes and Kayaks

Trips on the Wading and Oswego Rivers

1-7 Canoes or Double Kayaks$55.00 per boat
8-14 Canoes or Double Kayaks$50.00 per boat
15-19 Canoes or Double Kayaks$45.00 per boat
20 + Canoes or Double Kayaks$43.00 per boat
1-6 Kayaks $45.00 per boat
7-12 Kayaks $42.00 per boat
13 + Kayaks $40.00 per boat

Rental includes canoe or kayak, life vests, paddles and transportation to and from the river.

Private Canoe and Kayak Transportation

1 Private Boat$25.00 per boat
2 or more Private Boats$20.00 per boat
One Way Transport From
Beaver to Hawkins Additional
$5.00 per boat

Additional Information

2nd Day on Canoe or Kayak
in addition to the daily rate
$30.00 per boat
3rd or 4th Person in Canoe
free when under 10 years old
combined weight limit 690 pounds
$10.00 each
Bodine Field to Chips Folly
overnight camping required
$20.00 plus
$3.00 per boat
Seat Cushion $1.00 each
Propane Grill
for use at Micks picnic area
reservation suggested
$20.00 each

Prices do not include New Jersey Sales Tax.

We Accept these Major Credit Cards

Discover - MasterCard - Visa - American Express

Kayak on the Wading River

General Information

When you arrive, just park your car and grab the gear. Register for trips inside the store, then head out to the bus stop sign by the picnic tables. In a few minutes a bus will arrive loaded with equipment for your trip. Hop aboard as we take a short ride through the forest to your starting point. Have a safe trip. We'll already be there at your destination to pick you up and return to Micks.

  • Daily rates are per boat.
  • Rental includes canoe or kayak, life vests, paddles and transportation to and from the river.
  • No trips scheduled after 1:30 p.m. All boats must be on the beach by or before 5:00 p.m. daily.
  • Children under 10 years old are free. No children under 5 years old permitted.
  • Outdoor Shower and Changing Rooms for women and men available.
  • Pets are welcome on day trips but must be on a leash.
  • Parking at our facility is at your own risk. We are not responsible for vehicles or valuables left inside vehicles.
  • Cancellations can be accepted up to 48 hours prior to your trip in order to receive your deposit back, or we can transfer your deposit to a new date.
  • Livery service not available for those with rafts, tubes or inflatable floatation devices.

Safety Information

N o   A l c o h o l   P e r m i t t e d
The State of New Jersey Does Not Allow Alcoholic Beverages on the Rivers
  • Life vests are included with rentals and provided to each participant.
  • Everyone is required to wear a life vest when on the water.
  • There is a limit of 3 adults to each canoe or 2 adults and 2 small children to each canoe.
  • One person per seat in kayaks.
  • We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone who appears to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  • We cannot provide rental or livery services anytime unsafe conditions exist on the rivers, forests or roads.

Trip Information

We encourage our canoers and kayakers to relax and enjoy the gentle rivers and beauty of the forest. You can add extra time for swimming and picnicking to any trip. However, all boats must be returned by 5 p.m. Plan accordingly to make the most of your day. Please schedule yourself enough time. Your choice of trail is determined by how early you check-in at the store.

  • 5 hour trips can arrive between store opening and no later than 10:30 a.m.
  • 4 hour trips can arrive between store opening and no later than 11:30 a.m.
  • 3 hour trips can arrive between store opening and no later than 12:30 p.m.
  • 2 hour trips can arrive between store opening and no later than 1:30 p.m.

Boat Information

Boat TypeOccupancyBoat LengthCockpit WidthCockpit LengthMaximum Weight
Canoe1-3 Adults15 feet  690 pounds
Kayak1 Adult10 feet23 inches51 inches275 pounds
Double Kayak2 Adults14 feet24½ inches86¾ inches650 pounds

Overnight Camping Discount

Rent canoes and kayaks for two or more consecutive days and receive a discount.
Call or stop by the store for more details.

Release Form for Participants

Everyone can speed up their registration by filling out our Participant Release of Liability in advance. Each participant must sign. Children under 18 years old are required to have permission of their parent or legal guardian.

Participant Release of Liability and Assumption of Risk Agreement

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Customer Service

If you have special needs or concerns about your trip, we ask that you tell us. We sincerely want everyone to finish their trip with a smile. Micks is a family owned business and takes great pride in what we do. Customer service. Period.

Notice of Responsibility

Please operate your canoe or kayak in a safe manner. You are responsible for all rented equipment and will be charged for damage or loss of the equipment as follows:

Seat Cushion
Life Vest
Canoe Paddle
Kayak Paddle
Double Kayak$990.00