REDHEAD Water Recreation Rentals

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Water Recreation, Shuttle Service, & Rentals  

Water recreation rentals at Redhead Mountain Bike Park begin June 1st

Thanks to a generous grant from the Chisholm Community Foundation and funding from the Minnesota Discovery Center, Redhead Mountain Bike Park now has a floating dock system available for public use. The Minnesota Discovery Center will be offering water rentals until October 16th weather permitting2. Water recreation at Redhead includes swimming, kayaking, canoeing, and paddle boarding. Motorized watercrafts are currently not allowed. The Minnesota Discovery Center water recreation fleet includes 2 canoes and 11 kayaks.

Available On-site Water Rec Rentals for Redhead include Canoes and Kayaks: The Minnesota Discovery Center offers canoe and kayak rentals, life jackets and paddles will be provided for each rental. All rentals include tax. Guests can call 218-254-7959 or email to reserve their rental or reserve at the desk day of, if available.  Due to popularity, we strongly recommend making a reservation.  KAYAK/CANOE WAIVER FORM must be signed before leaving MDC admissions.

Refund policy: No refunds unless 24 hours prior cancellation or MDC cancels reservation due to bad weather. Additionally, we will open reserved rental spots 15 minutes past reservation time, if not notified of late arrival, to walk-ins unless notified ahead of time prior to your late arrival.

Water Rec Rules: Public vehicle access to the beach area is not permitted. Guests are welcome to take the shuttle, hike or bike, or take an ATV into the beach area on the designated trail. MDC strongly recommends that all persons accessing the lake at Redhead should wear a lifejacket at all times. There is no lifeguard on duty at the beach, recreate at your own risk. 

Shuttle Service: Shuttle service into the park will go until October 16th, weather permitting. A NEW SHUTTLE SCHEDULE WILL BE RELEASED SOON. The shuttle can haul kayak and canoe rentals as well as personal gear, bikes, and up to 12 passengers at a time.