River Rats Outfitters

Canoe & Kayak Rental

Welcome to River Rats Outfitters, southeast Minnesota's most popular
canoe and kayak rental business.

- here are our reasonably priced trip options -

Canoes: 4 hr paddle-$55.00     2.5 hr paddle-$45.00

Kayaks: 4 hr paddle-$45.00     2.5 hr paddle-$35.00

We offer a variety of river trip options to give you a safe, enjoyable experience on the scenic Root River. In these challenging times, we strive to put your mind at ease so you can focus on what really matters, spending a relaxing, carefree day in the wonderful outdoors.

The Root River has an abundance of fishing opportunities for the sportsman and sportswoman. The river supports a wide variety of game fish including trout, smallmouth bass, walleye and sauger.

If your interests include wildlife, there are deer, turkey, river otters and many other species to watch and marvel at! Bird watchers find this area a dreamland of songbirds, eagles, owls and many other winged species.

Shuttle Service

We provide shuttle services for those who have personal watercraft.
Please make sure your boats are currently licensed in Minnesota to avoid costly fine

Professional Guide Service

We also have professional guide services available thru Root River Rod Co located in historic downtown Lanesboro.

We do not rent tubes

Thanks for choosing River Rats!

(Please be advised that we do not take credit or debit cards - cash or check only.)

Please be kind and respectful of fellow river users and pack out your trash! Glass bottles are not allowed on the river just as  Styrofoam coolers are not.