Saturday, Apr 29, 2023 9:00a -
Sunday, Oct 01, 2023 5:00p

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Boston, MA

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Boston's Best Boating & Paddling Destinations

Our expert team provides all your small boat needs, classes on how to use them, and camps for those who can’t get enough – all available to reserve online. Book today!


Open weekends only 9:00am until our last boat at 5:00pm.


Leave your stress in the dust at Hopkinton State Park with a relaxing paddle, kayak, or canoe ride around this gorgeous area full of exploration opportunities. Our experienced staff is passionate about boating and ready to get you started on your personal water adventure.

Hopkinton State Park boasts more than 1,500 acres of natural forest and open fields. Hopkinton Reservoir, a 175-acre spring-fed lake, features 3 islands, 2 swimming beaches, miles of trails, stunning vistas, and 1 totally awesome boathouse! There are also over 15 locations for trail riding, rock climbing, mountain biking, and hiking.

Don’t forget to bring a friend for a kayak or paddleboard lesson!


286 Cedar Street

Hopkinton, MA

Single Kayak: $18.50/hr

Tandem Kayak: $28.50/hr

Canoe: $28.50/hr

Rowboat: $28.50/hr

Paddleboard: $22.50

Pedal Boat: $32.50


Join us for a day of peaceful water exploration on the beautiful Lake Cochituate in Cochituate State Park. Nestled in the middle of busy Natick, Wayland, and Framingham, this family-friendly state park is perfect for relaxing on the sandy beach, cooling off with a swim, and, of course, heading out for a paddle on a kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddleboard.

Please take note that the park may close due to capacity limits and rental with Boating in Boston does not guarantee a parking spot in the parking area, so please plan accordingly. For park updates, please visit the DCR Park Alerts page.


25 Commonwealth Road

Natick, MA 01760

Single Kayak: $18.50/hr

Tandem Kayak: $28.50/hr

Canoe: $28.50/hr

Paddleboard: $22.50

Pedal Boat: $32.50

Spot Pond

With over 2,500 acres of land, Spot Pond Reservoir is the perfect place to enjoy both the woods and the water. Grab a paddle and spend a fun, peaceful day exploring this gorgeous natural environment. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff are here to help whether you’re an expert or novice.

You’ll quickly see why so many families enjoy spending their days at Spot Pond. Grab a paddle and venture through the quiet lake surrounded by forest. Rent a rowboat, canoe, or kayak, enjoy miles of scenic hiking and biking trails in the woods, or go fishing for trout and bass. While you’re visiting the area, be sure to paddle out to one of our three Spot Pond islands, where you can find a large variety of birds and other animals. With so many choices, there’s an activity everyone in the family will enjoy!


4 Woodland Rd

Stoneham, MA 02180

Single Kayak: $20/hr

Tandem Kayak: $30/hr

Canoe: $30/hr

Rowboat: $30/hr

Pedal Boat: $34

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