Raccoon River Park Boat Rental and Concession

Right on the lake
Right on the lake

Located just inside the western entrance to Raccoon River Park on Grand Avenue.

Come on out!
Come on out!

Located on the south-western side of West Des Moines near Vally Junction!

Paddle away!
Paddle away!

Paddle and explore the lake for as long as you want!

Right on the lake
Right on the lake

Located just inside the western entrance to Raccoon River Park on Grand Avenue.

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Paddleboat (2-3 people)
Kayak (1 person)

Tandem Kayak (2 people)

Canoe (2-3 people)

Stand Up Paddle Board

     (1 person)

Fishing Kayak (1 person)

1/2 Hr.

$8.00

$10.00

$13.00

$10.00

$10.00

$13.00

1 Hour

$11.00

$13.00

$16.00

$13.00

$13.00

$16.00

Daily

$39.00

$50.00

$53.00

$44.00

$48.00

$53.00

Rental Options and Rates

(all prices include local and state sales tax where applicable)

Frequently Answered Questions:

* Lifejackets are provided, included, and required to be worn by ALL renters age birth to 100!

* Any person under age 18 needs a guardian to sign the paperwork but IS ALLOWED to go out on watercraft alone with guardian's permission. 

* First come first rent! We do not do reservations.

* Dogs are allowed but renter assumes all damage and must clean up all messes. 

* You are allowed to take food and drink but NO ALCOHOL or TOBACCO!

* There are NO REFUNDS of any kind; for bad weather, hot sun, sad children, sweat, broken equipment, lack of fish, wind, bad tempers, hard work, tipping of boat, or lack of understanding of rules. 

Season Punch Cards Available!

* Buy 10 1-hour rentals for the price of 8! *

Use for canoe, single kayak, or SUP rental.

(Must pre-pay to save! Expires August 15, 2019)

BUY ONLINE HERE!

SUP Yoga

Tuesdays in July 6:30pm

$11 - includes board, anchor, and lifejacket

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Contact Us

Phone: 515-961-6117 (off-season)

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Hours:

Saturday and Holidays: 8am-9pm

Sunday-Friday: 10am-9pm

Boats are REQUIRED to be off the water by 8:30 so please plan accordingly.

Directions:

Enter Raccoon River Park using the main (West) entrance off of Grand Ave. Continue straight into the large parking lot. The boat rental is the brown building to the left (East).