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Boat Rentals 

Boat rentals have closed for the season. Rentals will begin again in the spring of 2019. Personal boats may be launched year-round. 

Solo Kayak            $12     1 person     Higgins, Brandt, Townsend

Tandem Kayak     $20     2 person     Higgins, Brandt, Townsend

Canoe                    $20     2 person     Higgins, Brandt

Paddleboard        $12     1 person     Brandt

*Rentals are first come, first served. Reservations are not accepted.

Age Requirements 

Renters must be age 16 or older. Youth ages 13-15 may rent a solo kayak or paddleboard with a signed waiver and must be accompanied on the water by a parent in an adjacent boat. Ages 12 and under must be in a tandem kayak or canoe with an adult. Ages 9-12 may operate a solo kayak or paddleboard if they have completed the Youth Kayak Skills Verification. For more information on youth verification contact Lake Brandt at 336-373-3741.

Private Boat Launch

Visitors to the lakes can launch private kayaks, paddleboards, and canoes for $6 per boat. An annual launch permit is available for purchase. Age restrictions above extend to private boats. All boaters are required to register and pay at the marina office.

New at Lake Higgins
A boat launch that is accessible for individuals with disabilities.

Paddle Programs

Programs have ended for the season. Please check back in the spring of 2019 for program offerings.