Alabama's #1 Paddle Sports Destination!
Terrapin Outdoor Center
The Original!
Since 1995

Canoe & Kayak Rentals

Walk-ins welome! Advance reservations recommended.
We always try our best to accommodate everyone, even on the busiest of days. Customer service & satisfaction is our #1 goal! For reservations, please call (256) 447-8383 with your VISA, MasterCard, Discover debit or credit card. Reservations can also be made in-person at Terrapin Outdoor Center during Store Hours. VISA, MasterCard, Discover debit or credit cards and cash accepted in-store. Rentals available til 2:00PM unless we reach max capacity prior to 2:00PM. Reservations always guarantee you a spot. No rentals if water level is greater than 500cfs, or if water is muddy, or if weather conditions are poor, or if daytime outdoor temperature is less than 70 degrees. All rentals & services offered by Terrapin Outdoor Center are provided at the sole discretion of Terrapin Outdoor Center and its representatives. Thank you!

Solo Kayaks $30
(1) person per kayak ONLY. Paddle, life jacket, and
shuttle transportation included.

Never pay $30 to rent a kayak again! Solo kayak rentals are only $25 each with a pre-paid reservation at Terrapin Outdoor Center! That's a savings of $5 per solo kayak rental! Reservations must be made & paid at least one day ahead of time to get the pre-pay special. Please call (256) 447-8383. We accept VISA, MasterCard, and Discover credit or debit cards. Advance reservations can also be made & paid in-person at Terrapin Outdoor Center during Store Hours. VISA, MasterCard, and Discover credit or debit cards as well as cash accepted in-store. Terrapin Outdoor Center reserves the right (for your safety) to cancel & refund any reservations due to questionable weather and/or water conditions, or any other unsafe acts of nature or unforeseen circumstances.

Tandem Canoes $50

(2) persons per canoe ONLY. Paddles, life jackets, and shuttle transportation included. The only exception for a 3rd person in a canoe would be a non-paddling small child* (9 years old or younger) at no extra charge. Canoes may not be available for rent in low water conditions.

*Children under 70 lbs. NOT permitted in any TOC rental boats.

Group Rates
Group rates have been replaced by the Pre-Pay Special described above. This gives everyone the opportunity to save money, whether it's only 1 person or a group of 100. Simply pre-pay a day ahead and solo kayak rentals are only $25 each!

The Trip
We offer the best trips on Terrapin Creek! 3 different trips available. Upper, lower short, and lower long. The specific trip we are running at any given time is based on water condition.

Our Season
Our usual canoe/kayak RENTAL & SHUTTLE SEASON is March 1st - Labor Day. The length of the RENTAL/SHUTTLE SEASON may vary (shorter or longer) according to the weather & water conditions. Call (256) 447-8383 If you are in question.

Please . . .
Make sure that you are physically fit enough to handle the demands of a canoe/kayak trip. Always wear your life jacket! Take care of our rental boats & gear as if they were your own. Be responsible and respectful of others when floating the creek. Respect private property along the creek. Use common sense and obey the law. NO animals/pets, littering, alcohol, illegal drugs, glass containers, foul language, etc. All rental boats must be out of the water by 5pm. All vehicles need to be off property by 5pm. Store closes and gates lock at 5pm.  We're a family run business and strive to provide a family-friendly atmosphere for everyone. Thank you!


If you have any questions, please e-mail or call (256) 447-8383