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Kayak Rentals in New Paltz, NY and Ulster County

We are your source for kayak rentals in New Paltz, NY and the surrounding region throughout Ulster County in Highland, Rosendale, Esopus and other locations with private lakes. We have hourly, half day and full day rental rates available, as well as discounts for children under 12, groups over six, and if you stay with one of our bed and breakfast partners.

Business Hours

Monday: 10am – 5pm
Tuesday: 10am – 3pm
Wednesday: closed
Thursday: 1-7pm
Friday: 1-7pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 10am – 5pm

kayak rentals in New Paltz, NY on the Wallkill River and surrounding region

The picturesque Wallkill River in New Paltz, NY

Rental Locations

New Paltz Kayaking offers kayak rentals from Sojourner Truth Park on Plains Rd. in New Paltz, NY. Drop off services are also available at the following locations in Ulster County (with advanced reservations), including:

  • Highland, NY: Chodikee Lake and Black Creek;
  • Rosendale, NY: Rondout Creek and Esopus Creek;
  • Private lakes and other Wallkill River locations.

Rental Rates

1 Hour $20/person
2 Hours $35/person
Half Day $45/person (< 4 hours)
Full Day $60/person (< 8 hours)

  • Group rates are available for parties of 6+.
  • Please call for more information or to make a group reservation.
  • Children under 12 receive a $5 discount.

photo of a blue heron in flight

A blue heron in flight up close and personal with Black Creek’s abundant wildlife


Single Kayaks
Wilderness Systems- Pungo 120
Wilderness Systems- Aspire 100

Tandem Kayak
Wilderness Systems- Pamlico 135T

Mad River Canoe- Discover 156

gift certificate

Treat a loved one to a paddle on the Wallkill River in New Paltz, NY.

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