Third Coast Paddling: Paw Paw River Kayak and Paddleboard Rentals

601 Graham Avenue, Benton Harbor, 49022 (directions)


Explore Southwest Michigan via kayak or paddleboard. Hourly rentals available at the Paw Paw River (601 Graham Ave, next to Renaissance Athletic Club) and Jean Klock Beach. No reservations for groups with fewer than 10 people – just stop by!

Got a bigger crowd? No problem! Call us to make a reservation for groups between 10 and 70 people. It's a great option for parties, corporate retreats, or just getting together with family and friends. 

Rental Hours

Paw Paw River
Through Memorial Day: Open Saturday/Sunday 11 am-5 pm EST
Memorial Day through Labor Day: Open daily 10 am-6 pm EST
Sept. 9-Oct. 15 (weather permitting): Open Saturday/Sunday 11 am-5 pm EST

Jean Klock Beach 
June 17 through Labor Day: Open daily 10 am-6 pm EST

Hours may vary based on weather. For current hours and more information, call 269-468-9399 or follow our Facebook page (  

Visit Our Retail Store! 
Third Coast Paddling Retail Store
241 E. Main Street, Benton Harbor 

Questions about paddling our area’s lakes and rivers? Ready to buy a kayak or stand-up paddleboard of your own?

Stop in to see us at the Third Coast Paddling store in the Benton Harbor Arts District, our retail location dedicated exclusively to kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, canoes, and related accessories.

As Southwest Michigan’s premier Confluence Outdoor dealer, we carry kayaks, canoes, and accessories from Dagger, Harmony, Mad River Canoe, and Wilderness Systems.

Third Coast introduced stand-up paddleboards to Lake Michigan in 2007, and we continue to bring you the area’s best board selection. Check out our stand-up paddleboards from Boardworks,  BOTE, Riviera Paddlesurf, and Surftech.

We are also Southwest Michigan’s exclusive Hobie dealer. A legendary name in surfing and sailing, Hobie brings something brilliantly new to kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding: pedals! Stop by to learn more about the following Hobie products, and ask us about demo opportunities


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Business Hours

Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Monday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm