A visit to the Saugatuck / Douglas area isn’t complete without paddling the Kalamazoo River! Rent a kayak or paddleboard at Wade’s Bayou Park in downtown Douglas, Michigan - the perfect starting point for taking in the beautiful waterfront and natural scenery. Located just outside Saugatuck and 40 minutes from Grand Rapids.
Please note that you'll start and end your paddle at the same location - no need to be dropped off or to wait around for a shuttle!
Prefer not to reserve your rental equipment in advance? You’re welcome to drop by to rent, but please note that your selection may be limited – or not available at all – depending on demand.
Third Coast Paddling's Wade’s Bayou Park kayak and paddleboard rental site is located on the shores of the Kalamazoo River in downtown Douglas, just minutes from Saugatuck and Oval Beach. Our kayak and paddleboard rentals in the Saugatuck & Douglas area are an incredible way to experience local flora and fauna, with free parking on site and on surrounding side streets.
Third Coast Paddling – Wade’s Bayou Kayak & Paddleboard Rentals
Wade’s Bayou Park, 26 Bayou Drive
Douglas, MI 49406