Summer Fun on the Portage Canal in Michigan's UP

Paddle Board & Kayak Rentals

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Enjoy a fun, relaxing day on the Portage Canal by in Michigan's Upper Peninsula


  • Stand Up Paddle Boards
  • Kayaks - Single & Tandem Sit on Top
  • Float Tubes
  • Inflatable Paddle Boards - take anywhere for the day

Learn about paddling on the portage canal

Hand Scooped Ice Cream and Concessions

Conveniently located at Hancock Beach and serving hand scooped ice cream with a smile

Whether you are spending the day on the water or relaxing at the beach, let our smiling staff fix you a treat.


  • Hand Scooped Ice Cream - all your Jilbert's favorites
  • Water, Sports Drinks and Pop
  • Hot Dogs, Pizza & Chips
  • Shakes, Floats, Sundaes and more!

Discover our Ice cream flavors

Ray Kestner Waterfront Park

Now in Houghton!

Excited to announce our 2nd location in Houghton! Renting Paddle Boards and Kayaks and serving up hand dipped Ice Cream and Concessions. Prefer to stay on land? Pedal one of our Beach Cruiser Bikes for miles along the waterfront!

Portage Paddle Sports

1100 W Lakeshore Dr, Houghton, Michigan 49931, United States

(906) 275-8936

Hours

Grand Opening Saturday May 25th!

Hancock Beach

Paddle Board and Kayak rentals, hand dipped ice cream and concessions. Enjoy a game of beach volleyball or make a splash in the water from the new dock!

Portage Paddle Sports

2000 Jasberg Street, Hancock, MI, USA

(906) 281-7990

Hours

Hours are weather dependent through June 7th. Regular hours start June 8th.