Outdoor Equipment Rentals

Looking to rent gear for your next outdoor adventure? We have a variety of retailers that can help get you on your way!

Enjoying the outdoors sometimes requires the right equipment. Our local retailers have just the outdoor equipment rentals you need to amp up your next adventure.

Canal Path Bike Rentals

Canal Path Bike Rentals is open Sunday-Friday from 9am to 6pm. We are located at the Welcome Center, East Entrance of Heritage Harbor. The I&M canal path is about 500 feet from our location. The I and M Canal Path is 97 miles and stretches from Lockport to LaSalle. A short ride heading West from our location will take you into Ottawa, and head a little further to Buffalo Rock State Park.
Location: 111 Harbor View Drive, Ottawa, Illinois, 61350
Phone: 815-433-5000 option 2

Resort Cart Rentals

Cruise around the Harbor on one of our Resort Carts. Available seven days a week, for half day, full day or multiple day bookings.
Location: 111 Harbor View Drive, Ottawa, Illinois, 61350
Phone: 815-433-5000 option 2

Heritage Harbor Marina Boat Rentals

Heritage Harbor offers on-site rentals of pontoon boats, Jet Ski`s, and fishing boats for recreational use. The Illinois River provides an abundance of watersport fun from paddling, powerboats and more. There is 16 miles of water between the Marseilles Lock and Starved Rock Lock, but the possibilities are endless on how far you can go. This stretch of water connect you to bodies of water that take you around the world. Boaters can enjoy day trips to the sandstone bluffs of the State Parks, secluded beaches and riverside parks, waterskiing, tubing, wakeboarding and abundant fishing. Large and small mouth bass, crappie, catfish, walleye and sauger are abundant. In fact, ESPN named the area – The Sauger Capital of the World.
Location: 421 Great Loop East Drive, Ottawa, Illinois
Phone: 8154335000 option 3

Quest Watersports

Conveniently located in the heart of Starved Rock Country near Heritage Harbor. Come enjoy your choice of Hobie kayaks to rent and use in the Heritage Harbor Marina. Quest offers a variety of watersport options from kayaking, paddleboarding and even boating, whatever your desire for getting on the water, Quest can help you out!
Location: 1982 N 2753rd Road Ottawa, IL 61350
Phone: 815.433.2200

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