Ridgefield Kayak


Ridgefield Rentals

Now OPEN 7 days a week!

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Rental Info:
  • Reservations are highly recommended. Your reservation may be released if you are more than 10 minutes late.
  • We do accept walk-up rentals, but weekends are often fully booked and we may close early on days with no reservations.
  • 48-hour cancellation policy for full refund. If you cancel within 48 hours we can reschedule you to another day.
  • On-site rentals only, no take-away rentals.
  • Rental equipment includes paddle, life jacket (PFD), and whistle. PFD must be worn!
  • All participants will be required to sign our liability waiver.
  • Youth under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult, and must be at least 12 years old to paddle their own craft.
  • Staff reserves the right to refuse rentals for any reason.

Ridgefield Kayak Rentals is located on Lake River, a tributary to the Columbia River, within the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge; McCuddy’s Marina, 5 Mill St, adjacent to the public boat launch in Ridgefield, Washington 98642.

  • Weekends only, April 2nd through May 15th
    10am to 6pm, last rentals at 4pm
  • Daily, May 16th through Sept 30th
    Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm, last rentals 4pm
    Saturday-Sunday, 9am to 7pm, last rentals 5pm
  • Weekends only, Oct 1st through Oct 30th
    10am to 6pm, last rentals at 4pm
  • Open Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day!

From I-5 North (14 miles north of Portland), take Exit #14.
Go west 3 miles on Pioneer/501.
There are three roundabouts. Please drive straight through without turning.
Continue straight through 4-way stop at Main Avenue in Ridgefield.
Turn left into Marina parking lot.
Look for the red banner and walk through gate.

Physical Address:

5 Mill St, Ridgefield, WA 98642

Phone #:


This location is frequently too busy to answer the phone, call our main location at (503)285-0464 if you can't get through.