Welcome to Micks Pine Barrens Canoe and Kayak Rental
Micks rents canoes and kayaks for trips on the rivers of Wharton State Forest in New Jersey. Each rental includes transportation to and from the river, paddles and life vests. We have trails from 2 to 8 hours for one low price. Micks is the closest livery to the Wading and Oswego Rivers, providing fast, courteous and inexpensive rental services in the Pinelands.
The rivers have gentle waters and the forest has a natural beauty everyone in your group can enjoy. Be sure to have a camera ready as you drift by remnants of Colonial settlers, towering Pitch Pines and beaver dams. Relax, picnic or swim along one of the many beaches. We invite you to hang out in our backyard and discover all of this for yourself.
Browsing through our pages can answer some questions about canoeing and kayaking, average trip times and useful information about the rivers and forests. Photos, maps and more are available.
About Your Trip
When you arrive, just park your car and grab the gear. Register for trips inside the store, then head out to the bus stop sign by the picnic tables. In a few minutes a bus will arrive loaded with equipment for your trip. Hop aboard as we take a short ride through the forest to your starting point. Have a safe journey. We'll already be there at your destination to pick you up and return to Micks.
Pine Barrens Customers
Pine Barrens Canoe Rental after 32 years of operation has joined up with Micks Canoe Rental. You will receive the outstanding customer service and dedication that you are accustomed to receiving in the past. Micks is just 1½ miles south on Route 563 from the Pine Barrens store. We are able to accommodate any size group. You can contact us at the same phone numbers.
Canoes and Kayaks for Sale
Micks has used aluminum canoes, recreational kayaks and tandem kayaks for sale. Paddles, seat pads and life vests are also available. These boats are all in good condition and checked for safety. If you are a frequent boater looking to save some money, this opportunity might be for you.
Hours of Operation
Due to variable water levels, you are urged to call ahead for the latest conditions.
Open Daily April through September
Weekends and Holidays: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
October Weekend Hours
Open Columbus Day: Monday, October 12th
October 3-4-10-11-12-17: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
All boats must be on the beach by or before 5:00 pm
5 hour trips must arrive no later than 10:30 am
4 hour trips must arrive no later than 11:30 am
3 hour trips must arrive no later than 12:30 pm
2 hour trips must arrive no later than 1:30 pm