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Boat and Bike Rentals
CURRENT STATUS OF PARK AND RECREATION AMENITIES
For updates on changes in services, facilities and events related to COVID-19, please visit our web page Parks, Recreation and Tourism COVID-19-Related Information and Updates. If you have questions, please call 757-382-6411 during office hours Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
We invite you to paddle along our inland Lake Lesa or enjoy a bike ride through the forest. Rentals must have an adult, age 18 or older, with valid drivers license present. Adult with valid license must be on each boat rented. Life vests must be worn at all times. No pets allowed in boats.
Boat Rental Hours:Sunday-Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Thursday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Rental fees are as follows:
Canoes – $10/hour
Paddle boats – $5 per ½-hour (Paddle boats are restricted to the main section of Lake Lesa)
Kayaks - $10/hour
Bikes - $5/hour
Call the Camp Store for up-to-date information at 757-421-7151.
Rental boats are not permitted on the river.
Have your own kayak or canoe? Take a look at the Chesapeake Waterways Guide. Near Northwest River Park, you can launch from Indian Creek Road (#5 in the guide).
Check out the Chesapeake Waterways Guide!