COVID-19 UPDATES: Keeping Visitors Healthy

Chickasaw State Park

Paddling - Rentals and Bring Your Own

2020 COVID-19 Update

Most state park boat rental operations will open this summer. Hours and operating procedures will vary by park. Each park will implement additional safety and sanitation protocols to protect park staff and visitors and encourage social distancing. All boaters are encouraged to bring their own life jacket or approved personal floatation device (PFD).


The park has two, beautiful 54-acre lakes, perfect for paddling. Lake Placid is in the main part of the park and is open to the public year-round. The boat dock is open Memorial Day through the first weekend in August and then, weekends only through October 16. Kayaks, canoes, SUPs, and pedal boats can be rented at the boat dock during this time. Personal canoes and kayaks may be launched from the boat dock, year-round. 

BOAT and SUP RENTALS

Paddleboard Hourly $7.00
Canoe Hourly $10.00
Kayak Single Hourly $7.00

Pedal Boat Half Hour (per person) $2.50
Pedal Boat Hourly $10.00 per boat

Lake LaJoie is located eight miles west of the park within the Lake LaJoie Group Camp. Lake LaJoie is open to the public only when the Group Camp is vacant. When vacant, personal canoes and kayaks, are allowed. Please call the park office to check availability.