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Paddle On

Explore North Dakota

North Dakota is beautiful! Much of this beauty is in our natural resources -- including our rivers and lakes and their natural state-of-being.

Paddle On is a local Bismarck / Mandan business renting stand-up paddle boards (SUP), canoes and kayaks.  We offer a way to experience the beauty of North Dakota's waterways in a way that leaves a very light environmental footprint -- kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding (SUPs), and canoeing.

Day-long floats, overnight trips, or even just an hour or two on the local Bismarck/Mandan waters. We have SUP rentals, kayak rentals (singles and tandems), canoe rentals as well as delivery.

We invite you to explore and experience the serenity and unmatched beauty of many miles of the Missouri River, small rivers, and lakes. With all the water resources available in North Dakota, many of which are within a few minutes' drive, it is something everyone should try!

Harmon Lake

It is official! Paddle On will have a permanent rental site at Harmon Lake this season. Harmon Lake is a beautiful recreation area eight miles north of Mandan on Highway 1806. It has much to offer and we are excited to become a part of it. Awesome camping available, plenty of wildlife and fishing, a great biking trail, and perfect paddling opportunities.

Google Map of Harmon Lake view map
kayaking and relaxing in a hammock at Harmon Lake.

Heart River

The Heart River west of Mandan is a beautiful trip through scenic countryside and river valleys. There are a few different ideal spots to start and end your floats.

view map of Heart River
Arrange a group float with us.  The Heart River has great trips.

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Contact us for lessons or planning assistance.

See our resources page for helpful trip-planning links.

Kids can learn to paddleboard and kayak.

Missouri River

The Missouri River in Central North Dakota offers numerous day-trips, overnight and multi-day adventures.

Canoes packed for camping on a Missouri river trip.

Rentals

We can also help you plan your trips !

  • SUPs

    The stand up paddle board can be as challenging as you make it - can you imagine doing yoga while floating down the Missouri River? It is totally doable!

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  • Canoes

    Bringing stuff? Our 17ft Canoes can pack ALOT of gear! They can also fit 2 adults or a few kids.

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  • Kayaks

    Kayaks glide through the water with ease. More maneuverable than canoes, they also have some space to stow gear.

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  • Tandem Kayaks

    Kayak with a friend... do less work! Paddling is much easier in a tandem. Fits 2 people plus some of your stuff.

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The water awaits.



Pick-up and Delivery Available

Please call to reserve paddleboards, kayaks, or canoes and/or to arrange for delivery.
Delivery fee applies.
Ph: (Jeff)

All rentals require the signing of our waiver.

Coming soon, river float shuttles!