HELLO & WELCOME!
Effective Sept 26th, the Trans Canada highway will be closed between Field & Golden. This will affect our operating hours !
Please note we are on Mountain Standard Time ! (same time as Banff, Lake Louise, Calgary etc...)
The canoe rentals are open 7 days a week.
8am - 2:45pm ( last canoe goes out at 2:45pm for one hour, no exceptions! )
For the final weekend, our hours are:
Saturday, Oct. 8: 10am = 4: 45pm, Sunday, Oct. 9th: 10am - 2: 45pm
Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays: 9am - 5pm
Tuesdays & Wednesdays: closed until further notice
Saturdays & Sundays: 8am - 4pm
For the final weekend, our hours are:
Saturday, Oct. 8: 10am = 6pm, Sunday, Oct. 9th: 10am - 4pm
Our final day of operation for both the shop and the canoe rentals will be Sunday, October 9th.
Thank you for understanding!
If you're planning on visiting us this summer, here are some things you need to remember!
Canoe Rentals are $90/hr per canoe. (We allow up to 3 adults in a canoe)
We do not take reservations for the canoes. They are on a first come first serve basis. please have your entire party ready to go BEFORE getting in line. We will give priority to those who are fully ready to go.
We allow a single dog with a maximum weight of 23kg/50lbs in our canoes, and we reserve the right to make a final decision on site depending on the temperament of the dog. 2 adults and ONE dog max per canoe !
There must be at least one person per canoe of at least 19 years of age.
You cannot purchase the National Park Pass anywhere at Emerald Lake. Please come prepared by purchasing it at the entrance to the park from the East (Canmore) or the West ( 1/2 way between Field & Golden)m or at the information Center on the highway in the town of Field.
wonderfully, there is no cell reception at the lake.
We request that customers self-screen for symptoms (see below).
hand sanitizer use reccomended before entering shop.
All paddles disinfected after each use.
We do regular disinfecting of high-touch surfaces in the shop.
For up-to-date guidelines related to Covid-19, please follow the reccomendations set out be the BCCDC here.
Please Visit https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/isolation#exemptions for up to date travel requirements
Thank you in advance for your understanding and co-operation!
For all information regarding canoe rentals, please email either firstname.lastname@example.org
For all questions regarding the gift shop and merchandise, please email the store owner at email@example.com
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Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: What is the rate for renting a canoe?
A: The rates are $90/hr per canoe during the early season. Tthis includes PFD's (Personal Flotation Devices) which must be worn by everyone.
Q: How many people can fit in a canoe?
A: 3 Adults maximum, or 2 adults and 2 small children (both children less than 60lbs/28kg)
Q: Is there an age limit?
A: There must be at least one person per canoe of at least 19 years of age.
Q: Can I reserve a canoe?
A: No reservations/bookings here. Just show up and enjoy. There may be a short wait.
Q: Can I bring my baby in the canoe?
A: Everyone needs to wear a PFD, so as long as your child weighs at least 20lbs/9kg, we can accommodate them with our smallest PFD's.
Q: Do you rent stand-up paddle boards or kayaks?
A: No, we only rent canoes.
Q: Are dogs allowed in the canoes?
A: Yes, we allow a single dog in our canoes, but we reserve the right to make a final decision on site depending on the size/temperament of the dog. 2 adults and ONE dog max.
Q: Can we bring our own boat to Emerald Lake?
A: Yes, you may use your own non-motorized boat on Emerald Lake. (Electric motors are Not permitted).
Q: Can we bring food/beverages in the canoes?
A: We do NOT permit consumption of alcoholic beverages in the canoes, but feel free to pack a lunch/snacks if you want.
Q: Do you have somewhere to leave gear/extra clothing while canoeing?
A: No. Please be prepared to bring everything with you in the canoe, or leave it in your vehicle.