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Canoes Rentals at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt are Currently Suspended Due to Low Water

Canoe rentals at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt are currently suspended due to low water levels. Rentals will begin again when water levels rise.

Paddle over 3 miles of the old Skunk River channels, while observing wildlife. Water depths are normally one to six feet. Canoes, lifejackets, and paddles are available to rent in person or via phone 515-249-5925.

Rental Hours: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. | Monday - Sunday

Cost: $8 per Canoe per Hour* 
*Please bring exact amount of money as change is not being returned at this time*

For groups of 10+ please make reservations in advanced by calling: 515-249-5925

Lifejackets and paddles will be disinfected between each use. We ask to practice social distancing with staff while renting the canoes.


Parks, trails, and campgrounds are open! More information... COVID-19 Operations Update