Ferrettie/Baugo Creek County Park Canoe/Kayak Rental

Program Details

  • Fri-Sun, beginning May 30-– Sept. 27. See below for fall paddling opportunities in October. 
  • Check our Facebook page for creek and weather-related closures.
  • Rentals available 11 am to 4 pm, all equipment must be returned by 7pm.
  • The fee is $25 for up to 3-hours per canoe or 2-person kayak and $20 per single kayak, plus gate fee.
  • Patrons will have the opportunity to paddle on Baugo Creek as well as paddle out to Baugo Bay. Rental packages include vessel, paddles and required life jackets.
  • Renters must be at least 18 years old and present a valid picture ID. Adults must accompany anyone under 18. This activity is not recommended for children 3 years of age and younger.
  • Alcohol is prohibited in park vessels.

For the safety of our guests and employees, St. Joseph County Parks will be taking the following precautions

  • All rental equipment will be cleaned and sanitized between each customer use.
  • We ask all customers to maintain 6 ft. social distancing between staff and other customers.
  • Rental capacity will be limited.

Fall Paddle at Ferrettie/Baugo Creek County Park

  • Paddle through fall colors on Baugo Creek out to Baugo Bay. Cooler temperatures, diminished crowds and less pesky bugs make this a perfect time to enjoy the water.
  • Every Saturday, October 3-24, creek and weather conditions permitting 
  • Rentals available 11 am to 3pm, all equipment must be returned by 5:30 pm
  • $20 canoe or kayak, for up to 2-hours, plus gate fee
  • See program details above for restrictions.