Canoe & Kayak Rentals
Paddle a scenic flat-water section above DeSoto Falls in Dekalb County, Alabama
Start at the DeSoto Falls Picnic area, paddle a total of 2 miles upriver and return (roughly 4 miles total, if paddled the entire route)
Picnic area is 7 miles from the main park area of DeSoto State Park
Perfect for individuals or groups! Call and reserve your boat today!
Driving Directions to DeSoto Falls(PDF file)
Boat Shack is open Memorial Day thru Labor Day Weekends, but you can call and request a boat anytime!
Open hours during season:
Friday – 1:00 – 6:00
Saturday 9:00 – 6:00
Reservations are encouraged but walk-ups are welcome! Call 256.634.8370 to reserve your boat,
Single-person 'Sit on Top' Kayak:$30 3-hour rental
Canoes: $45 3-hour rental
*Exception: Parents with young children or senior citizen can purchase a 1 hour boat rental. $15 kayak $20 canoe
Any boat has paddles & life-vests included
Guided 3 hour trip
By Reservation only
Group rate: 6-8 people: $250.00
7-10 people: $300.00 11-15 people: $375.00
Any boat with paddles & life-vests.
DeSoto State Park is proud to team up with park partners like One World Adventure Company, in order to provide our guests with the best outdoor experience!
For more details, call One World Adventure at