Mississippi River Paddle Share

Get out on the water in the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area with Mississippi River Paddle Share!

A first-of-its-kind kayak sharing system in a national park, Mississippi River Paddle Share offers a unique paddling experience right in the Twin Cities. Simply reserve your kayak online, unlock your boat and equipment, launch, and enjoy!

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Mississippi River Paddle Share provides you with everything you need for an enjoyable experience on the river. And there is so much to see and do along the way! Paddle past a heron rookery for some fabulous birding, stop for a bite to eat at one of the city’s riverside restaurants, and enjoy spectacular skyline views from the Mighty Mississippi!

Find more information and make your reservation at paddleshre.org.

Photo credit: Ashley Gillingham | Video courtesy of TPT Twin Cities PBS