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Watersport Rentals

Canoeing on Sylvan Lake

Choose your sport, choose your ride.

Boat & watersport rentals

Get out on the water and explore the solitude of a mountain lake. Clear waters, sandy beaches, picturesque rock outcroppings, and hiking trails that circle the lake—you could spend all day here.

Life jackets are provided. All persons under 18 years of age must have an adult sign for the rental and adult supervision while in the water.

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Watercraft options and capacities

  • Canoes: 1–3 people
  • Kayaks: 1--3 people
  • Stand Up Paddle Boards: 1 person


Half hour: $12/person
1 hour: $20/person

Watercraft rentals are available at both Sylvan Lake (605-574-2561) and Legion Lake (605-255-4521).


Why not stay within walking distance to the lake? Enjoy full-service restaurants, on-site watersport activities, and wildlife watching from your window at both Sylvan Lake Lodge and Legion Lake Lodge.

Fishing Licenses are available for purchase at all General Stores. Both Sylvan Lake and Legion Lake have swimming beaches and beautiful1-mile hikes around the lake, and others close by.