Apply for a permit to store your canoe or kayak on one of several Minneapolis lakes or on the Mississippi River. We rent 462 storage racks annually.

 

Locations & Fees

Locations

  • Lake Calhoun
  • Lake Harriet
  • Lake Nokomis
  • Lake of the Isles
  • Cedar Lake
  • Brownie Lake 
  • Boom Island*
  • Bohemian Flats*

*New site on the Mississippi River.

Permit Term

50 weeks: May 1-April 15

Permit Fee

Minneapolis Resident
Annual Fee: $210

Non-Resident
Annual Fee: $260

Apply for a Permit

Information on new process coming soon.

Current Renters

Current Renters

Information on new process coming soon.

Switching Racks

Information on new process coming soon.

Non-Renewing Renters

You must remove your canoe from your rack by May 1.

New Renters

New Renters

Information on new process coming soon.

Moving to Your New Rack

You may move your canoe/kayak to your new rack April 15 through April 30. You may lock it to a tree or to the side of the rack on the ground if your rack is not yet open.

Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention

If you store your watercraft on a Minneapolis lake, please be sure to review our AIS information to help us prevent the spread of AIS.