Chewacla State Park

Boat Rentals

Canoe rentals are available Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 6:30pm (closing times change during the year based on park hours of operations). Guests can rent canoes by going to the beach access area and talking to a representative. Rentals can be made as late as 30 minutes before the park closes. Walk-up rentals are not available November thru February. Canoe rentals during the “off season” and for 3-hour or 7-hour rentals can be made by calling “The Chill Spot” at (334) 703-6286.


Life-vests and paddles are provided. We have vests/paddles for kids and adults of all sizes.



  • $20/hour
  • Minimum charge of 1 hour - $20


Prepay guide (variation past stated return time will be charged at $0.33 per minute)

  • $50/half day – 3 hours
  • $100/full day – 7 hours


Other charges

  • Lost paddles - $35
  • Lost life vest - $35
  • Retrieval of capsized boat - $150


Rental Requirements

  1. Participants must be at least 16 years old to operate a vessel unless accompanied on the water by someone over 19 years old
  2. All participants must complete a waiver. All participants under 19 years old must have their waivers signed by the parent/legal guardian. All participants under 16 years old must wear approved vests at all times
  3. All vessels are rented on a first come first serve basis. No reservations are offered and there is not a waitlist.
  4. Rentals are NOT allowed to be near/on the Dam or taken across the yellow boundary buoy located by the beach. Rentals are not allowed in designated swimming areas.
  5. There is no lifeguard on duty and all renters and associated parties rent and participate at their own risk.