Ferrettie/Baugo Creek Canoe and Kayak Rental

Program Details

  • Wed-Sun, beginning May 19- Sept. 26.
  • Check our Facebook page for creek and weather-related closures.
  • Rentals available 11 am to 4 pm, all equipment must be returned by 7pm.
  • Patrons will have the opportunity to paddle on Baugo Creek as well as paddle out to Baugo Bay. Rental packages include vessel, paddles and required life jackets.
  • Renters must be at least 18 years old and present a valid picture ID. Adults must accompany anyone under 18. This activity is not recommended for children 3 years of age and younger.
  • Alcohol is prohibited in park vessels.
  • Group rental reservations of 5 or more vessels are only available at Baugo on weekdays or before public hours. To check availability please call 574/654-3155 at least 10 days in advance. 


Weds-FriSat-Sun, & Holidays
1-person kayak (up to 250 lbs.)$20$25
Canoe or 2-person kayak (up to 450 lbs.)$25$30
All rentals are for up to 3-hours. Gate fee in effect Fri-Sun.

For the safety of our guests and employees, St. Joseph County Parks will be taking the following precautions

  • All rental equipment will be cleaned and sanitized between each customer use.
  • We ask all customers to maintain 6 ft. social distancing between staff and other customers.
  • Rental capacity will be limited.
  • Masks must be worn inside all enclosed buildings.