Summer Rentals


The playground of the gods isn’t covered with concrete.

Or glass and steel. It isn’t smothered with exhaust fumes. And it most definitely isn’t overwhelmed with blaring car horns. No, the playground of the gods is carpeted with leaves and pine needles. It is painted with crystal blue water and rich green foliage. The dinner music is played by the loon across the lake and the crickets just behind you. And it is closer than you think: right here in Grand Marais.

The only thing missing from this idyllic playground is the equipment to enjoy it. That’s where Stone Harbor comes in. We have summer rentals that can take you all over the Grand Marais area, whether it is fishing our abundant trout streams, paddling in the Boundary Waters, or camping at a nearby lake. Click on the links below for all the details on our summer rentals. And call us at 218-387-3136 for help in selecting the best equipment for your romp through this playground of the gods.

  • Nahanni 16’5″ canoe :: $50 per day
  • Prospector 16’6″ canoe :: $50 per day
  • Prospector 17’4″ canoe :: $50 per day
  • Northwind 17’10” canoe :: $50 per day
  • Canoe Paddle :: $5 per day

Stone Harbor rents durable, lightweight kevlar canoes by Langford. That’s Canada’s oldest canoe manufacturer and they’ve been producing top quality boats for over 60 years. Canoe rentals include canoe, paddles and PFD’s for all users. Canoes are available in different sizes so call us at 218.387.3136 so we can help you get the best canoe for your voyage.

  • Yakima Dry Dock Watersport Rack :: $10 per day
  • Hollywood Hitch-Mounted Bike Rack :: $10 per day
  • Saris Bones 2-Bike Trunk Mount Rack :: $10 per day

The Yakima Dry Dock Watersport Rack is specifically designed for carrying boats on a truck. It fits a 2″ receiver and can carry Stone Harbor canoes, kayaks or SUP’s. The Yakima Dry Dock rental includes the rack and straps for securing your watercraft. The Hollywood Hitch-Mounted Bike Rack fits any 2″ receiver and safely transports three regular bikes or two fat bikes. The bike geeks at Hollywood designed it with rubber anti-sway bike cradles to prevent bike-to-bike and bike-to-vehicle contact. The Saris Bones Rack conveniently transports two bikes and puts each bike on a different level to avoid damage in-transit. It is easy to install, fuel efficient and its unique arc-based design fits most vehicles. Bike rack rentals include the rack and straps to secure the bikes.

Cooking Gear
  • Single Burner Camp Stove :: $10 per day

After all, who wants cold, soggy oatmeal?

Fishing Gear
  • Fishing Boots & Waders :: $25 per day
  • Fly Fishing Rod & Reel :: $20 per day
  • Fly Fishing Rod & Reel with Boots & Waders :: $35 per day
  • Spincast Rod & Reel (includes a small tackle box with a few select lures):: $20 per day

It may not quite be heaven, but fishing in Northern Minnesota is probably as close as you’re gonna get in this lifetime.

Fishing Vessels
  • Venture Outdoors Modular 6′ Rigid Pontoon (includes oars, oar locks, stripping apron, kick fins and hippers) :: $50 per day
  • SuperCat 50 or 60″ Inflatable UltraLite Pontoon (includes oars, oar locks, kick fins, waders and a pump) :: $50 per day

With countless lakes maintaining a quality native fish population and over 120 currently or previously stocked lakes in Cook County, it only seems logical that Stone Harbor would have excellent means for any angler to pursue the next trophy fish. We had to try out all the boats first (darn!) before we could give you the best possible options. Whether you prefer kayak or pontoon kick-boat, we have super-stable vessels that can get you to your fishing hole. And because we like repeat business, all fishing vessels include PFD’s.

  • Pongo 12′ or 14′ Kayak :: $50 per day
  • Wilderness Systems Pamlico 135T Tandem Kayak :: $50 per day

Kayaking is a fantastic way to explore the Grand Marais area! At Stone Harbor, we understand kayaking and we pride ourselves in having an excellent selection of high quality, stable kayaks. Call us at 218.387.3136 to select the best one for your excursion. Kayak rentals include kayak, spray skirt and bilge pump, as well as paddles and PFD’s for all users.

Packs & Food Barrels
  • Cooke Custom Sewing Portage Pack :: $10 per day
  • Bear Resistant Food Barrel w/backpack harness :: $10 per day

A well-designed portage pack sits low in the canoe for balance; rides low on your back so you can wear it while portaging your canoe; and is still comfortable when you take those overly-ambitious portages. That’s why we provide Cooke Custom Sewing portage packs–they know how to design packs! And the bear resistant food barrel? Well that makes food storage so much easier.

Paddling Accessories
  • PFD :: $5 per day
  • Wetsuit :: $10 per day
  • Crazy Creek Canoe Chair :: $5 per day

It’s the little things in life that make all the difference in your comfort.

Sleeping Bags & Pads
  • Sleeping Bag :: $10 per day
  • Sleeping Pad :: $5 per day

What are the top three tips for an awesome camping adventure? (1) Get a good night’s sleep, (2) get a good night’s sleep, (3) get a good night’s sleep.

Stand Up Paddle Boards
  • Stand Up Paddleboard :: $50 per day

Discover for yourself what has quickly become the fastest growing sport in the outdoor industry. Stone Harbor does it right by renting some of the best boards available from Pau Hana. These boards are stable enough for beginners to enjoy, and yet still maintain a high level of performance for the more advanced paddler. Stand Up Paddleboard rental includes board, paddle and PFD.

Tents & Tarps
  • 2-Person Tent :: $20 per day
  • 3-Person Tent :: $25 per day
  • 4-Person Tent :: $25 per day

Your tent is your home away from home, so we take care to ensure your traveling abode has plenty of comforts. All tents include the tent, hardware and footprint.

Trekking Poles
  • Black Diamond Adjustable Trekking Poles :: $10 per day
You must sign the Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply Rental Agreement, Waiver and Release of Liability form prior to renting any equipment from Stone Harbor. Please call us at 218-387-3136 if you have any questions about the physical requirements or the risks associated with the use of this equipment.

All watercraft rentals are intended for inland lake use only. We do not rent for use on Lake Superior without ACA certification. All rentals are priced based on a 24 hour period, unless otherwise noted.

We are committed to your safety. Our safety policy can be found here.

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