A great new addition to Occoquan Regional Park. Kayak rentals! Occoquan Regional Park is a gem for anyone who lives in either Fairfax County or Northern Prince William County. Often less crowded than Burke Lake Park the park now offers a way paddlers to have easy access to the Occoquan River.
Grand Opening of the new Kayak Launch facility at Occoquan Regional Park is this coming Labor Day Weekend.
For added fun on Saturday September 4th, Ernie Porta the Mayor of Occoquan is leading two historic tours of Occoquan. The tours will kick off at 10 am and 11 am.
Participants on the tour will receive a 10% discount coupon for lunch at either the Garden Kitchen or Madigan's Waterfront good for use on the day of the tour.
Per Occoquan Regional Park site the following fees and times are available for Kayak rentals this fall.
"Kayak rental is available from September 4th to October 2nd between the hours of 9am and 6pm, Weekends and Holidays Only"
"Hourly rates are $7.50 for Fairfax County residents and $8.50 for non residents
Daily rates are $33.00 for Fairfax County residents and $37.00 for non residents"
Kayaking on the Occoquan River is a leisurely pastime. You won't find any whitewater or rapids like you will a Great Falls Park about 20 miles north. However you will get a chance to watch the Osprey overhead and relax at the end of a long day. Come join the kickoff event at Occoquan Regional Park on Saturday September 4th, 2010.