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Shank’s Mare Rental Location

On the Susquehanna River, Lake Clarke, Long Level

Kayak and SUP Rentals available as long as weather and river conditions allow. Call for reservations!

Paddle unspoiled shoreline, explore creeks, view wildlife, visit the Conejohela Flats and the river sluices – little current on this part of the river for easy, enjoyable paddling. Rental Hours at Main Store same as our posted in-season store hours.

We recommend you call for reservations to assure kayak availability. All reservations may be done by phone at 717-252-1616.
Experienced kayak guides are available by reservation. Call for details.

Kayak & SUP Rental Rates & Guidelines

Kayak rentals include PFD (life vest), whistle, paddle & sprayskirt. Form of security is required.

Kayaks must be used at the Shank’s Mare rental location and can not be transported to another location.

  1. Kayakers that do not possess Kayak Self Rescue Skills will be required to rent Sit-On-Top kayaks only. We reserve the right to deny or limit all rentals
  2. Renters must be 18 years or older, or have a parent or guardian sign rental agreement. Children 1st grade and up must be accompanied by an adult.
  3. Renters agree to wear PFD’s (personal floatation device) provided at all times during rental period.
  4. Renters agree to return equipment in the same condition as it was received.
  5. Renters agree to return paddling equipment 15 min. prior to closing time the day of the rental.

Paddling Equipment
Single Kayaks

Up to 2 Hours – $29/Kayak

Each Additional Hour – $9/Hour

Tandem (Double) Kayak or Stand-Up Paddleboards

Up to 2 Hours – $39/Kayak or SUP

Each Additional Hour – $9/Hour

Triple Kayaks or Single Fishing Kayaks

Up to 2 Hours – $49/Kayak

Each Additional Hour – $9/Hour

Double Fishing Kayaks

Up to 2 Hours – $59/Kayak

Each Additional Hour – $9/Hour

PFD (Life Vest) or Paddle

(included in kayak or SUP rental, but if you have your own kayak or SUP and you forgot your vest or paddle, here you go)

Up to 2 Hours – $6

2-4 Hours – $8

4-6 Hours – $10


Day – $10

Each Additional Day – $5


$189/Season – Unlimited Kayak or SUP Rentals for Cardholder

  • Unlimited single kayak, double kayak or SUP rental
  • Not valid for Jackson Fishing Kayaks
  • Good at Shank’s Mare rental locations only
  • Paddles & PFD’s included. PFD’s must be worn
  • Gear may not be transported away from our facilities
  • Weather and water conditions permitting
  • Reservations recommended at 717-252-1616